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Effective Communication Strategies
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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. As people with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias progress in their journey and the ability to use words is lost, families need new ways to connect. 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 communicate at each stage of the disease.

To register, please call 1-800-272-3900.

Tuesday, January 23
3 to 4:30 p.m.
Oak Lane Retirement
727 SW Rogue River Ave.
Grants Pass, OR 97526

Wednesday, January 31
6 to 7:30 p.m.
Spruce Point Assisted Living and Memory Care
375 9th St.
Florence, OR 97439

Wednesday, February 7*
10 to 11:30 a.m.
Roseburg YMCA
1151 NW Stewart Parkway
Roseburg, OR 97471
*
1.5 CEU credits


Thursday, February 8*
1 to 3 p.m.
Lane Community College
101 West 10th Ave.
Eugene, OR 97401
*Registration through LCC Continuing Education catalogue only


Friday, February 16
11 to 12:30 p.m.
AllCare Health
1701 NE 7th St.
Grants Pass, OR 97526


Tuesday, February 20* **
1 to 3 p.m.
West Valley Hospital
525 SE Washington St.
Dallas, OR 97338
*2 CEU credits
**
Presented in conjunction with "Dementia Conversations"

Wednesday, February 28*
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Jackson County Library – Medford
205 S. Central Ave.
Medford, OR 97501
*1.5 CEU credits

Thursday, March 8* **
1:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Jefferson County Senior Center
860 SW Madison St.
Madras, OR 97741
*2.5 CEU credits
**Presented in conjunction with "Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related Behaviors"


Thursday, March 29
2 to 3:30 p.m.
Quail Park of Klamath Falls
1000 Town Center Drive
Klamath Falls, OR 97601


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