Memory Care: Embracing the Journey
Nicarry Meeting House, Cross Keys Village, New Oxford, PA
2990 Carlisle Pike
Susquehanna Valley Ministry Center
This course explores the world of dementia and what it means to live in the moment. Students will learn about the 10 warning signs of Alzheimer’s disease, the difference between dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, the physical changes that take place in the brain, and the need for sensitivity throughout the aging process. It aims to prepare students for difficult interactions with those diagnosed with a neurocognitive disorder. Students will participate in hands-on experiences throughout this course. This workshop will be led by Jennifer Holcomb, Director of Memory Support at The Brethren Home, Cross Keys Village. She will also lead a second workshop called Memory Care: Life With Purpose on July 25, 2016. Attendance at both is helpful but not required.
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