Seeing Alzheimer’s Differently
Alzheimer’s Association, The Jefferson Educational Society and LifeWorks Erie
proudly extend an invitation to our community to learn from a nationally recognized
expert in dementia care
On May 7, 2013, the Alzheimer’s Association will hold two great education options entitled Seeing Alzheimer’s Differently at The Jefferson Educational Society in Erie, PA located at the Brith Sholom Congregation at 3207 State St., Erie, PA 16508. Seeing Alzheimer’s Differently will feature a nationally recognized expert in the Alzheimer’s community. Bob DeMarco, Founder and Editor of the Alzheimer’s Reading Room who will share how his experience caring for his mother allowed him to ‘See Alzheimer’s Differently’ and which led him on the path from burden to joy.
The first session is for direct care workers and healthcare professionals and is designed to be a short, cost effective option to obtain continuing education. Continuing education credits are available for Social Workers, Marriage & Family Therapists & Professional Counselors through the National Social Worker Association – PA Chapter for 3 CE hours. This session is also a great way for family caregivers to gain additional insight on how to approach individuals with dementia and how to deal with caregiver stress. The cost to attend is $30 per person/CE’s additional.
The second session is for community members who may or may not know someone with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. This session is designed to give the audience a deeper understanding for how Alzheimer’s disease and dementia impacts the individual and their families as well as the community at large. The cost to attend is $10 per person/ $15 with guest.
For questions please contact Kristen Bires at 814-456-9200 or via email at email@example.com.