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Are They Doing That on Purpose?

Monday, March 25, 2019 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Are They Doing That on Purpose?

Location: Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 8304 Old Keene Mill Road, Springfield, VA 22152
Description: For those with memory impairments, sometimes the only form of communication provided is through behavior, both positive and negative. Come and learn strategies for communication and dealing with difficult behaviors.

This program is a part of the Caregiver Essentials Education Series at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church. These programs are co-hosted by Insight Memory Care Center, Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, and The Springfield Parkinson's Disease and Care Partner Group. Classes will be held from 12:30 to 2:30pm, with a light, healthy lunch served beforehand at 12:00 noon. A free will donation will be accepted for lunch.

Presenter:
Lindsey Vajpyei, Director of Education and Outreach
Lindsey has dedicated her career to working with older adults who live with dementia and their caregivers. She enjoyed her time as an activity director in long-term care for nearly a decade, and she also served as Programs & Services Manager for the Alzheimer’s Association. She currently holds an Activity Director Certification with specialization in Memory Care, essentiALZ Dementia Advanced Care certification, and a Master Trainer certification with the Best Friends Approach to Dementia Care. Lindsey is passionate about quality dementia care from professionals, support and education for care partners, and assisting those with dementia to retain a sense of self and purpose throughout every stage of the disease.
Contact Information:
Stacey Crosson, Minister of Care and Outreach
703-451-5855

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