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Dementia Education Workshops

Date: Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Time: 1:00 PM- 3:30 PM (PST)  
Location: Bend VA Clinic
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Attention Veterans, caregivers, and community members, VA Portland is offering FREE Dementia Education Workshops at the Bend VA Clinic.
  • Thursday, Feb. 23, 1 - 3:30 p.m.
  • Friday, April 28, 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, June 20, 1- 3:30 p.m.
Call Jen Lawrence to register:
(503) 351-5041
Dementia 101:  Introduction to Dementia
What is dementia?  How is it diagnosed?  How does it affect my loved one?
In this workshop, you will learn:
  • What dementia is and how it is diagnosed
  • The different types of dementias including Alzheimer’s disease, vascular dementia, Lewy body dementia, and frontotemporal dementia
  • Eight cognitive losses in dementia:  memory, judgment, attention, perception, reasoning, organization, abstraction, and language
  • How cognitive losses impact the person with dementia and strategies to adapt to these changes
Here is a link to more information about the VAPORHCS Caregiver Support Program
We hope you can join us!