ROCHESTER, Mich., 9 April 2019 / today / – Senior helpers®, The main national provider of personalized home care services and Hospice of Michigan, the largest hospice provider in Michigan, announced today that they will host educational sessions on care techniques for dementia patients Rochester, Michigan Thursday 18 April. The sessions were created in collaboration with, and will be led by Teepa Snow of Positive Approach, LLC, a nationally renowned expert on demolitic care.
The interactive sessions will explore the unique challenges associated with dementia and appropriate care practices that lead to positive interactions. In addition to expanding awareness and knowledge related to Alzheimer's and dementia, participants will learn effective communication techniques, strategies to connect with people in a meaningful way and methods to provide adequate resources at the right time. The event is free and open to the public.
"At the Senior Helpers, we know firsthand how difficult a diagnosis of Alzheimer's or dementia is, which is why we are passionately committed to educating our healthcare professionals, the public and successful strategies at home," he said. Barbara Roden, president and owner of Senior Helpers Southeast Michigan. "Teepa is at the forefront of today's conversation about Alzheimer's and dementia care and can provide invaluable knowledge to seminar participants, as well as covering the many brain, behavioral and functional changes associated with Alzheimer's and to dementia, but to provide exceptional care tailored to a patient's specific needs. "
currently there are 5.8 million Americans living with Alzheimer's, and it is expected that this number will reach 14 million by 2050. Many of these people will need specialist care to combat the disorder, and it is more important than ever to equip caregivers with tools and knowledge necessary to adequately assist those who memory loss.
Details on the event can be found below:
- Alzheimer's and dementia: coping with ambitious behavior-Teepa will conduct three two-hour and fifteen-minute presentations to help caregivers and health care professionals understand difficult behavior in patients and how to assist in test situations. Participants will also explore real life examples in small group discussions. Social workers and registered nurses can receive two free CEUs for participation.
For questions about the event, please call (248) 865-1000. Places will be limited.
Founded in 2001, Senior Helpers work with a vision to be the leading home care company in every community it serves. Its healthcare professionals in Rochester are trained to offer the highest level of care possible based on the Senior Gems® Alzheimer's and dementia care program. For more information on the positions of South East and Mid-Michigan Senior Helpers, visit https://www.seniorhelpers.com/oaklandmi/.
Information on Senior Helpers®
Senior Helpers is a primary provider of home aged care services ranging from specialized care for those with diseases such as dementia, Alzheimer's and Parkinson's to personal assistance and support to help people looking for some assistance in daily activities. Founded in 2001 with a vision to help seniors who wish to stay in their homes despite age-related illnesses and mobility difficulties, Senior Helpers have 315 franchise companies that have assisted tens of thousands of seniors with a commitment to "provide assistance and comfort at a specific time".
Elderly helpers was recently ranked entrepreneur of 500 franchise rankingand appointed the Healthcare Leadership Council, an exclusive alliance of leading healthcare companies in all health sectors committed to advancing the US healthcare system. Find out more by visiting http://www.seniorhelpers.com.
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