Salisbury FUMC will host a half-day dementia seminar - Salisbury Post

& # 39; Dementia with love & # 39; – Support care partners with education and compassion
Saturday, April 6th, from 9:00 to 13:00


One in five families is currently dealing with a loved one who has dementia. In 20 years, it will be one in two families. The treatment of dementia can be and should be better.
Join us for a half-day seminar. Learn the positive approach to dementia care. You will understand that dementia is more than memory loss. Learn how to:
• Take care of yourself and your loved one
• Reduce their distress and yours
• Keep them engaged in relationships and activities that bring joy
• Keep them safe
• Form a team of assistants so you do not do it yourself
• See what they still left, not just what they lost
This personal and interactive workshop will help you learn. understand and be prepared.
Held on 6 April at the First United Methodist Church, 217 S Church St.
The cost is $ 25 per person; register on or or call the church office at 704-636-3121.

Crystal Dickerson is the founder of Dementia with Love and a consultant, facilitator and educator whose 25 years of health care have worked with Novant Health, American Red Cross and Greenville (SC) Health System. After experiencing dementia in her family and patients, Crystal became a Certified Independent Trainer in Teepa Snow's "Positive Approach to Care".

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