Would you like to learn more about dementia, how it affects people, and what actions you can take to make a difference for people living with dementia? If so, join Area Agency on Aging of Western Michigan for a one hour session tomorrow, Tuesday, July 18 from 9:00am to 10:00am. You will learn how to recognize signs of dementia, how to effectively interact with people living with dementia, and how you can make our community a friendlier place through your daily work and community interactions by supporting people with dementia.
Location: Area Agency on Aging West Michigan. 3215 Eaglecrest Dr. NE Grand Rapids, MI
Registration: $5.00 per person, payable at event
Ways to register:
- Go to www.dementiafriendlygr.com and under the tab "Become Dementia Friendly", select 'Upcoming Dementia Friend Session', and fill out the information required.
- Call (616)-222-7036 and leave a message with your name and the session date you will be attending.
For more information, visit their website, www.dementiafriendlygr.com, or check out their Facebook at Dementia Friendly Grand Rapids. I think this class will help you become more comfortable with some of our clients, as well as potentially some of your family members.