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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, October 24
10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Milwaukie Center
5440 SE Kellogg Creek Drive
Milwaukie, OR 97222

Friday, November 3
10 to 11:30 a.m.
River Road Park & Recreation District
1400 Lake Drive
Eugene, OR 97404


Tuesday, November 7*
3 to 4 p.m.
Center 50+
2615 Portland Road NE
Salem, OR 97301 
*This class offers CEU Credits

Wednesday, November 8
10 to 11:30 a.m.
Pioneer Community Center
615 5th St.
Oregon City, OR 97045

Wednesday, November 15
1 to 2:30 p.m.
Bend Downtown Library
601 NW Wall St.
Bend, OR 97701


Wednesday, December 13
2 to 3:30 p.m.
Village at Valley View
1071 W. Jackson Road
Ashland, OR 97520




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