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Understanding & Caring for a Person with Dementia

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Understanding & Caring for a Person with Dementia

Location: Goodwin House Alexandria, 4800 Fillmore Ave, Alexandria, VA 22311
Description: This class will discuss the different types of dementia, common behaviors, reasons for troubling behaviors, and corresponding strategies to help you communicate more effectively.

Lindsey Vajpeyi, Director of Education and Outreach, will present this program at Goodwin House Alexandria.

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.
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Contact Information:
Lindsey Vajpeyi
703-204-4664

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