Dementia 101: An Educational Series


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Date/Time
Date(s) - Tuesday, June 14, 2022 - Thursday, June 16, 2022
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Location
Belmont Village Senior Living Fort Lauderdale

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Who: Belmont Village Senior Living Fort Lauderdale with speaker Joyce Mahoney, Regional Vice President of Memory Care and Programming at Belmont Village Senior Living, is hosting Dementia 101: An Educational Series on June 14, 15, and 16.

 What: In time for Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month, the series will educate caregivers on effective, evidence-based practices for managing the day-to-day care of a loved one with dementia. Throughout the series, methods for assisting oneself and family members in developing clear goals of care for individuals with dementia, so that the care they receive is consistent with their wishes, will be explored. Attendees may register for the series or a single class.

  • June 14: Understanding Dementia
  • June 15: Communicating with a Person Who Has Dementia (Do’s and Don’ts)
  • June 16: Dealing with Difficult Behaviors, Sun Downing, and When It’s Time to Make a Move

When: Tuesday, June 14, Wednesday, June 15, and Thursday June 16, 12:00 PM ET – 2:00 PM ET

 Where: Belmont Village Senior Living 1031 Seminole Drive, Fort Lauderdale

All guests must be fully vaccinated or complete a COVID rapid test upon arrival.

Onsite Media Contact: Christy Christine, cchristine@belmontvillage.com, 954-524-8500

 Interview opportunity: Joyce Mahoney, Regional Vice President of Memory Care and Programming at Belmont Village Senior Living, has more than 20 years of experience with specialties in therapeutic recreation, psychiatric rehabilitation, behavior management and dementia training, is available to discuss the stages of dementia and what to expect, resources available to caregivers, how best to support and preserve quality of life of a loved one with dementia, and more