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Techniques to Approach Behavior with Less Stress                          

Tuesday, March 6
3:00 - 4:15 pm
Streaming live at various locations across 10 counties

Strengthen your repertoire of techniques to alter situations and de-escalate the typical stress experienced by caregivers. Dr. Mick Krasner explores the effects of mindfulness practices on the immune system in the elderly as well as the effects on healthcare professionals' well being.

Call 800.272.3900 to register at a location near you!


Effective Communication Strategies

Thursday, March 15
4:00 - 5:00 pm
Victor Farmington Library
15 W. Main St., Victor

Communication is more than just talking and listening - it's also about sending and receiving messages through attitude, tone of voice, facial expressions and body language. Join us to explore how communication takes place when someone has Alzheimer's, learn to decode the verbal and behavioral messages delivered by someone with dementia and identify strategies to help you connect and communication at each stage of the disease.

Call 800.272.3900 to learn more!



Understanding Dementia Related Behavior

Tuesday, March 27
5:30 - 6:30 pm                                                   NOYES Conference Center
111 Clara Barton St., Hornell

Behavior is a powerful form of communication and is one of the primary ways for people with dementia to communicate their needs and feelings as the ability to use language is lost. However, some behaviors can present real challenges for caregivers to manage. Join us to learn to decode behavioral messages, identify common behavior triggers and learn strategies to help intervene. Audience: Caregivers

Call 800.272.3900 to learn more.


The Basics: Understanding Alzheimer's Disease

Tuesday, March 20
5:30 - 6:30 pm
Williamson Free Public Library
6380 Route 21, Suite 1, Williamson

Alzheimer's disease is not a normal part of aging. If you or someone you know is affected by Alzheimer's disease, it's time to learn the facts. This program provides information on detection, causes and risk factors, stages of the disease. treatment, and much more. Audience: All

Call 800.272.3900 to learn more.



Community Programs and Services

All Support Groups, Social Activities, Caregiver Education and Special Events can be found in the Program Catalog.

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Some Good News for Dementia
Rates Might be Going Down

Featuring Elmira Resident
Rev. Dr. Cynthia Huling Hummel

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Yes, Alzheimer's is a Public Health Issue

Rochester Woman Online, February Issue, p.232-235

Teresa Galbier,
Executive Director

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