Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Free Classes on Dementia Care

Throughout the year, our organization holds no-cost series that provide training to health care professionals with a comprehensive 6-hour CEU Dementia Care Course. Our next series, to be held May 20 and 27, also is appropriate for a family member currently caring for a loved one.

Instructor Sue Kopczynski, M.S.W., will lead the following sessions at Collinwood Terrace Assisted Living (4518 54TH St., San Diego 92115):

May 20: What is Normal Aging & Dementia? Family Coping & Communications
May 27: Managing Behavior, Interaction Techniques, Physical Care, Environmental Needs

OBJECTIVES: To understand dementia, normal aging, understand the family system & communications management of behavior, create a successful environment

REGISTRATION: 1-800-736-6674. NOTE: You must sign up at least one week prior to the date to reserve a seat.

MORE INFORMATION: The George G. Glenner Alzheimer's Family Centers Web Site