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Facing the Challenge: Caregiver Education Series

February 5 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

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One event on February 12, 2019 at 11:00am

One event on February 19, 2019 at 11:00am

One event on February 26, 2019 at 11:00am

Need tips on how to care for someone with Alzheimer’s or related dementia? Join Stephen Catoe, Certified PAC Trainer and Certified Validation Worker in a small group setting to explore caregiving techniques and issues. Offered in a four-part format, we welcome you to come to all or pick and choose what pertains to you. Classes held at Querencia at Barton Creek (2500 Barton Creek Blvd., Austin, TX 78736) from 11 am – 1 pm. Lunch is provided.
Tuesday, February 5: Intro to Alzheimer’s: ALZ 101
  • What is Alzheimer’s Disease, Diagnosis and treatments, How to cope
Tuesday, February 12: Behaviors and Communication
  • Agitation & Combativeness, Communication, Hallucinations, Preserving Dignity and Sexuality
Tuesday, February 19: Activities of Daily Living
  • Bathing, dressing, and toileting, Eating, Hydration, and Nutrition, Safety and driving, Activities
Tuesday, February 26: Care for the Caregiver
  • Getting support, Adjustment and grief, Caregiving Issues, Communicating with family and physicians
RSVP to vcardenas@txalz.org or (512) 241-0420 x10.

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Date:
February 5
Time:
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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