Dementia affects memory, behavior and everyday living. The stress that caregivers and families experience can feel overwhelming. But there are solutions and answers.
The M E Cox Center in Virginia Beach will present an interactive workshop for caregivers on Saturday, January 25, 2014 from 8:00 am to 2:30 pm. Participants will learn positive strategies and methods for helping people with dementia.
This interactive workshop led by nationally known dementia care expert Teepa Snow, MS/OTR/L, will help caregivers learn:
- Six Critical Factors for Optimizing Caregiver Interactions
- Techniques for Successful Communication
- Productive Activities that Promote a Balanced Day
In addition, over 40 exhibitors will showcase dementia resources available in the region.
The workshop registration cost is $35.00, including continental breakfast, lunch and workshop materials. Pre-registration is required.
AARP VA encourages caregivers to attend this important event.
Saturday, January 25, 2014
8:00 am– 2:30 pm
Holiday Inn Virginia Beach Norfolk Hotel and Conference Center
5655 Greenwich Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23462
Register at www.mecoxcenter.org or (757) 340-4388.