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Let’s Talk About It: Dementia, Communication and Changing Behaviors

September 30 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Location: Meeting Room
Series: Health Topics

We don’t talk much about dementia so when it happens to someone we know, we aren’t sure how to talk to them or let them know that we are there and we care.

This workshop looks at…

  • What dementia is and the different types of dementia
  • Changes in language and communication
  • Loss of ability to perform more complex daily activities
  • Behavioral disturbances and changes

Learning about the progressive damage to so many different areas of the brain helps us to better understand the changes happening to the person living with dementia. Many tips and ideas for positive interventions will be shared to help you recognize and encourage remaining talents, skills and strengths – not just assume problems and deficits.

Details

Date:
September 30
Time:
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Venue

Meeting Room
26300 Evergreen Rd.
Southfield, MI 48076
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Phone:
(248) 796 - 4200
Website:
http://southfieldlibrary.org