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Issues in Aging Day One: Current Research & Practices for Alzheimer’s Disease & Dementia

  • Schoolcraft College Bista Tech 18600 Haggerty Livonia, MI 48152 United States (map)

Course Description:

Following this workshop, learners will be able to determine: (1) how to use Montessori educational techniques in planning activities for persons with dementia focusing on their remaining strengths and capacities; (2) what challenges are faced by persons with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) and potential strategies to overcome these challenges; (3) how to assist caregivers and families of patients with dementia implement D.I.C.E. (Describe, Investigate, Create and Evaluate) approach in managing behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia; and (4) what resources are available to support dementia friendly community initiatives

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CE Value (credits): 6
CE Type: Standard

Wayne State Institute of Gerontology

Contact Information:
Donna MacDonald