Monthly Education Meeting


Meeting topics change monthly based on questions received from caregivers. Past topics have included: Dementia and Driving, Activities for People with Dementia, Managing Challenging Behaviors, and Early Stage Issues.

Upcoming Monthly Meeting

Monday, December 12
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Topic: Design for Dementia: Is your home ready?

Speaker:
Rosemary Bakker, MS, ASID, Certified Interior Designer, Dementia Specialist and Gerontologist, Published Author, AARP blogger, and Project Director for ThisCaringHome.org.

  • Learn how design can increase function, safety, mobility, and well-being.
  • Explore hallmarks of dementia-friendly designs and how they can make caregiving easier.
  • Understand the connection between home safety, furnishings, flooring, and memory cueing.

Register: please call our 24-hour Helpline (646) 744-2900.


Monday, January 9, 2017
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Topic: A Caregiver’s Guide to Maintaining Oral Health

Speaker:
Dr. James Soberman, D.D.S.

  • Learn about the importance of oral care for individuals with dementia.
  • Uncover home-remedies and tricks to treat common causes of dental discomfort.
  • Develop new ways to ease the need for dental treatments and care.

Register: please call our 24-hour Helpline (646) 744-2900.