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Virtual - Understanding Behaviors in Dementia

Join Maureen Rafa, BS, RNBC, PMHBC, for a discussion of specific but common behaviors and approaches to handle them when caring for loved ones with dementia. Includes 10 tips on how to communicate with loved ones and help defuse them. Practical strategies and resources for caregivers will be offered including the Caregivers Bill of Rights.

Maureen is a board-certified psychiatric mental health nurse currently working as an Elder Care Coordinator for the Law Offices of Stephen Sutera, P.C., an Elder Law Attorney with offices in Oak Lawn and Oak Brook. Experienced in mental health, geriatrics, managed care, home health and hospice, Maureen helps clients navigate health care and aging in place by connecting clients with equipment and services for their home or assisting with the transition to senior living facilities.

This will be a virtual program held over Zoom. Registration is required and is limited to 100 participants. The program link will be emailed to registrants the day of the program.

For questions, please contact Meghan Moran, Resource Sharing Librarian, at 708-422-4990 ext. 630 or mmoran@olpl.org.

Date:
Wednesday, July 7, 2021
Time:
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Time Zone:
Central Time - US & Canada (change)
Audience:
  Adults     Seniors  

Registration is required. There are 100 seats available.

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