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Date:
December 5, 2019
Time:
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location:
Pittston Memorial Library
Address:
42 Broad Street
Pittston, PA 18640
Contact:
570-822-9915
Cost:
Free, light breakfast is provided.
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Alzheimer's/Dementia Workshop

Thursday, December 5, 2019

The workshop will discuss "Understanding Alheimer's and Dementia" including symptoms and effect of the disease, other types of dementia, how Alheimer's affects the brain along with causes and risk factors. It will also look at "Effective Communication Strategies" by explaining the communication changes that take place throughout the course of the disease and decoding verbal and behavioral messages and respond in way that are helpful to the person. Also, Attorney Kevin R. Grebas, a Certified Elder Law Attorney, will discuss concerns for the aging, itellectual disabilities and special needs community.