This course explores the world of dementia and what it means to live in the moment. Students will learn about the 10 warning signs of Alzheimer’s disease, the difference between dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, the physical changes that take place in the brain and the need for sensitivity throughout the aging process. It aims to prepare students for those difficult interactions with those diagnosed with a neurocognitive disorder. Students will participate in hands-on experiences throughout this course. A second workshop will be offered on July 25. Attendance at both is helpful, but not required. 0.5 CEUs.
Sponsored by Susquehanna Valley Ministry Center. Visit our website for information about other continuing education events. Most of our courses can also be audited for CEUs: ACTS=1.5 CEUs; TRIM=2.0 CEUs and Bethany graduate courses=3.0 CEUs.