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A program for 'Living Well with Dementia' scheduled June 14

Registration now available for upcoming free event
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'Living Well with Dementia' event to be held on June 14

NEWS RELEASE
BOULDER COUNTY COMMUNITY SERVICES
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The Alzheimer’s Association and Boulder County Area Agency on Aging (BCAAA) are offering “Living Well with Dementia,” an afternoon of programs providing hope and information for people living with dementia and their family/informal care partners. Participants can register for the full afternoon or attend individual programs. This in-person event will be held at The Dairy venue in Boulder.

There is no charge for these programs, but pre-registration is required at https://thedairy.org/event/living-well-with-dementia/. To register by phone, call the box office at 303-444-7328 Monday-Saturday between 2-6 p.m.

  • What: Living Well with Dementia
  • When: Tuesday June 14, 2022, sessions from 1-5 p.m.
    • 1-2 p.m. – Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia and the Impact of Diverse People Groups, Rosalyn Reese, MA
    • 2-3:15 p.m. – Effective Communication Strategies, decoding verbal and behavioral communication with strategies for meaningful connection, Brenda Gurung.
    • 3:30-4:45 p.m. – Transcending Dementia: A positive perspective on the value of looking more deeply at the person beyond the disease, Ralph Patrick.
    • 4:45-5 p.m. – Questions and Closing
  • Where: The Dairy Performing Art Center, Grace Gramm Theater at 2590 Walnut St, Boulder, CO 80302

To see future programming of our Caregiver Education Series, visit https://boco.org/AgeWellSeries. Learn more about the BCAAA’s Caregiver Initiative at https://boco.org/caregiving. For more information and programming of the Colorado Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association, visit https://alz.org/co.

For more information about this upcoming event, contact Rebekah Van Sweden at 303-441-3945 or InfoCaregiver@bouldercounty.org.

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