Behavior is a powerful form of communication and is one of the primary ways for people with dementia to communicate their needs and feelings as the ability to use language is lost. However, some behaviors can present real challenges for caregivers to manage.
Join us to learn to decode behavioral messages, identify common behavior triggers, and learn strategies to help intervene with some of the most common behavioral challenges of dementia related disease.
The Family Caregiver Resource Center invites you to attend for a complimentary brunch generously being provided by the Odd Fellow-Rebekah Harmony Center. All are welcome to attend.
Registration is required by calling 217-639-5150.
The Family Caregiver Resource Center has teamed up with the Alzheimer’s Association for a caregiver educational event. On January 23rd from 9:00am to 11:30am at the LifeSpan Center Questions and Answers: Understanding and Responding to Dementia Related Behaviors will be provided for family caregivers. No matter your age or stage in the caregiving role, you are welcome to attend. A complimentary brunch will be provided to those in attendance courtesy of the Odd Fellow Rebekah Harmony Center.
Topics to be covered will include:
• Decoding behavioral messages
• Identify common behavior triggers and
• Learn strategies to help intervene with some of the most common behavioral challenges of dementia related disease
Please join us on January 23 from 9-11:30am at the LifeSpan Center. Registration to attend this event is required. Please call the LifeSpan Center at (217) 639-5150. This event is free and open to the public. The Family Caregiver Resource Center is sponsored by the Coles County Council on Aging and partially funded by the Federal Older Americans Act, the East Central Illinois Area Agency on Aging, Illinois Department on Aging and client contributions. If you need transportation assistance to this event, please contact Dial A Ride by calling 217-639-5169 or 1-800-555-5505 at least 2 days prior to the event.