Effective Communication Strategies

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AT MCGRAW HOUSE (free) Description: Communication is more than just talking and listening – it’s also about sending and receiving messages through attitude, tone of voice, facial expressions and body language. As people with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias progress in their journey and the ability to use words is lost, families need new ways […]

Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia

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AT McGRAW HOUSE (FREE) Description: ALZHEIMER’S IS NOT NORMAL AGING. It’s a disease of the brain that causes problems with memory, thinking and behavior. Join us to learn about:  The impact of Alzheimer’s.  The difference between Alzheimer’s and dementia.  Alzheimer’s disease stages and risk factors.  Current research and treatments available to […]

Brain Games

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AT LIFELONG ($2 drop-in) Do you like fun facts and trivia? Do you like to play brain games? Do you like to solve word problems or play memory games? This is the social opportunity for you! Doing some type of mental exercise, in the form of brain teasers or word and number games can: boost […]

Brain Games

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AT LIFELONG ($2 drop-in) Do you like fun facts and trivia? Do you like to play brain games? Do you like to solve word problems or play memory games? This is the social opportunity for you! Doing some type of mental exercise, in the form of brain teasers or word and number games can: boost […]

Brain Games

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AT LIFELONG ($2 drop-in) Do you like fun facts and trivia? Do you like to play brain games? Do you like to solve word problems or play memory games? This is the social opportunity for you! Doing some type of mental exercise, in the form of brain teasers or word and number games can: boost […]

Brain Games

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AT LIFELONG ($2 drop-in) Do you like fun facts and trivia? Do you like to play brain games? Do you like to solve word problems or play memory games? This is the social opportunity for you! Doing some type of mental exercise, in the form of brain teasers or word and number games can: boost […]

Know the 10 Signs: Detection Matters

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AT MCGRAW HOUSE (FREE) Description: What is the difference between typical age-related memory changes and Alzheimer’s disease? How do I know if I need to be concerned about myself or a loved one? What steps should I take if I think there might be a problem? This class will answer these questions and more. We […]

Effective Communication Strategies

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AT LIFELONG (FREE) Individuals living with dementia often experience changes in behavior that can be confusing to friends and family.  For caregivers, learning to decode messages through attitude, tone of voice, facial expressions and body language can help both parties to connect and communicate in meaningful ways.  This class explores how communication takes place when […]

Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related Behavior

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AT LIFELONG During the middle stage of dementia, the person with the disease oftenstarts to exhibit new behaviors that can be confusing for a caregiver. These behaviors are a form of communication, and are essential to understanding the needs of the person with dementia. Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related Behavior assists caregivers to decipher behaviors and […]