Place: First Church of the Brethren, 3850 Westgate Place
Guest Speaker: Matthew Parcasio of SD County Aging and Independent Services
Topic: Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias
An Alzheimer’s Project presentation to educate, engage, and build awareness of Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias. How to recognize the 10 warning signs and the importance of early detection and diagnosis. Other topics include: Common myths of Alzheimer’s Disease; Other types of Dementia and stages of disease progression; Physical effects associated with Dementia; Professional Consultation; Medication and Behavior Management; Sundowning; Caregiving Communication Do’s and Don’ts; Safety measures when caring for a person with Dementia; Risks associated with caregiving and importance of accessing support and resources.