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Dementia Conversations

August 18, 2021
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3 - 4 p.m.

When someone is showing signs of dementia, it’s time to talk. Often, conversations with family about changing behaviors can be challenging and uncomfortable.

Join Farmington Presbyterian Manor for Understanding and Responding to Dementia Related Behaviors, a free virtual event, at 3 p.m. August 18 for tips for breaking the ice with your family so you can address some of the most common issues that are difficult to discuss: going to the doctor for a diagnosis or medical treatment, deciding when to stop driving, and making legal and financial plans for future care.

Register online for Dementia Conversations – Driving, Doctor Visits, Legal & Financial Planning, at https://www.communityresourcefinder.org/ResourceView/Index?id=2154478&profileDefinitionId=93. You will be redirected to the Alzheimer’s Association website to complete the registration process. If this is your first time to RSVP for an Alzheimer’s Association event, the registration link on the Alzheimer’s site will prompt you to register with their site. Once you’ve completed this one-time site registration, you will be able to reserve your spot for this event, and future events, by logging in. Once your registration is processed, you will receive a unique link to the event with instructions for joining the webinar.

The event is one in a series of webinars exploring Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias and some of the most important topics of concern to caregivers and those who are experiencing the disease.

From February to November, we’ll explore a different topic each month through virtual presentations led by the Alzheimer’s Association of Greater Missouri.

The series is part of Farmington Presbyterian Manor’s Just Ask lifelong learning program, featuring topics and speakers of interest to seniors and their adult children. Future topics include caregiving for early and late stages of Alzheimer’s disease and how to have difficult conversations about driving, finances and more. Check out a list of future events, by visiting https://www.farmingtonpresbyterianmanor.org/events-activities.

If you have questions about memory care services or attending virtual webinar using your phone or device, please call Anne Allen at 573-756-6768 and she will do her best to assist.

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