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Hernando United Methodist Church to host free ABC of Dementia workshop

By Florida's Original NatureCoaster™ Posted on December 31, 2017

Hernando United Methodist Church, located at 2125 E Norvell Bryant Highway in Hernando, will host an ABC of Dementia workshop from 2 to 4 p.m. on Thursday, January 18, 2018.  The event will be free and open to the public.

The workshop, to be conducted by Debbie Selsavage, President of Coping with Dementia LLC, will define Alzheimer’s and dementia, explain how dementia affects individuals, discuss ways to interpret dementia behaviors for better communication and results, and show how compassion and the proper use voice, approach, and appropriate touch can result in more effective and less stressful caregiving.

Registration is not required, but recommended so the host will be prepared with adequate space and educational handouts.  To RSVP, please call 352-422-3663 or e-mail [email protected].