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Memory Care Series: Dementia 101

Thursday January 13 at 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm

Dementia 101

Did you know there are over 80 kinds of dementia?  This presentation will define dementia, explain why it is not part of normal aging, identify the warning signs, share communication techniques, and describe the most common forms of dementia, including Alzheimer’s.  Presented by Amina Weiland, CDP, CDCP,  Certified Dementia Practitioner and Resource Coordinator for Hartford HealthCare Center for Healthy Aging.

People living with dementia, caregivers, and anyone who wants to learn more about dementia are encouraged to attend. This program will be closed-captioned. It will not be recorded.

Save the date for other upcoming programs in this series:

February 10, 2022: Care for the Caregivers. Register here.

March 24, 2022: Healthy Eating for People Living with Dementia. Register here.

April 21, 2022: Activities for People Living with Dementia. Register here.

Presented online through Zoom. Registration required.

This program is jointly sponsored by  The Avon Free Public Library, The Avon Senior Center, The Bloomfield Public Library, and The Canton Public Library, with financial support from the Friends of the Avon Free Public Library.

 

Details

Date:
Thursday January 13
Time:
6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Event Category:

Organizer

AFPL Adult Programs
Phone:
860-673-9712 ext 4
Email:
avonref@avonctlibrary.info
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