2015 Dinner and Dementia Educational Series

By: Bickford Assisted Living and Memory Care Last Updated: May 4, 2015

dinner and dementiaAlzheimer’s & Dementia Services presents the 2015 Dinner and Dementia. This is a free dinner education series for caregivers that will take place at different senior living care facilities in the region.

From 5:30—6:30 p.m. dinner and tours of facility available, then from 6:30-7:30 p.m. the educational program will take place.

The series dates are as follows:

Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Residences at Deer Creek
401 E. US 30
Schererville, IN
“What You Need to Know About Alzheimer’s & Dementia”
Mark Simaga, MD, Neurologist

Tuesday, June 9, 2015
Bickford of Crown Point
140 E. 107th Avenue
Crown Point, IN
“Managing Caregiver Stress”
Barbara Dzikowski, MS, QDCS

Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Hartsfield Village
10000 Columbia Avenue
Munster, IN
“Understanding Communication and Behavior Changes”
Leslie Darrow, HFA, LNHA

Tuesday, July 7, 2015
St. Anthony Home, Franciscan Communities
205 Franciscan Drive
Crown Point, Indiana
“Understanding the Emotions of Dementia”
Ruth Ann Schaller, MSW, LSW

Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Spring Mill Health Campus
101 West 87th Avenue
Merrillville, Indiana
“Managing Daily Care Tasks (Bathing, Dressing, etc.)”
Debbie Carriveau, RN.C, QDCS

Tuesday, August 4, 2015
Cedar Creek Health Campus
18275 S. Burr St.
Lowell, IN
“I Want to Go Home: Why Sundowning Happens and Strategies to Help”
Barbara Dzikowski, MS, QDCS

Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Wittenberg Village
1200 East Luther Dr.
Crown Point, IN
“Legal Considerations for Caregivers”
Gary Bonk, Elder Law Attorney

To register call Alzheimer’s & Dementia Services 888-303-0180.