Salisbury’s FUMC to host half-day dementia workshop

Published 12:00 am Saturday, February 9, 2019

‘Dementia With Love’ — Supporting care partners with education and compassion
Saturday, April 6, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

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One in five families is currently caring for a loved one who has dementia. In 20 years, it will be one in two families. Dementia care can be and should be better.
Join us for a half-day workshop. 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 them joy
• Keep them safe
• Form a team of care partners so you’re not doing this alone
• See what they still have left, not just what they’ve lost
This personal, interactive workshop will help you learn. understand and be prepared.
Held April 6 at First United Methodist Church, 217 S Church St.
Cost is $25 per person; register at https://www.dementiawithlove.com or https://dementiawithlove.eventbrite.com 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 in healthcare included work 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” (PAC).

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