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The Village at Mill Landing Partners with Dementia Caregivers

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The Village at Mill Landing Partners with Dementia Caregivers

The Village at Mill Landing is proud to partner with the Alzheimer’s Association to offer three unique workshops for dementia caregivers. The free workshops will be held on Wednesday evenings through the spring and will explore what we know about dementia, how to cope with difficult dementia behaviors and communication strategies as dementia progresses.

The Village at Mill Landing Dementia Caregiving WorkshopsWe know that a dementia diagnosis is life changing for your entire family. The changes that come with Alzheimer’s disease and related forms of dementia are often unpredictable and can leave people with the illness and their loved ones feeling confused and anxious. That’s where we come in.

At The Village at Mill Landing, we are your partners in Alzheimer’s and dementia care. With all the comforts of home and the luxuries of a resort-lifestyle, we are experts in providing high quality, person-centered memory care that values the individual and promotes a purpose and meaningful lifestyle.

To help people diagnosed with dementia and their caregivers, we are partnering with the Alzheimer’s Association to offer three unique workshops for anyone who loves and/or cares for someone with dementia. The workshops will be informative and also a safe place for caregivers to ask questions and share experiences with others on a similar journey.

Caregiver Workshops at The Village at Mill Landing

Please join us for any and all of the following workshops presented by The Alzheimer’s Association:

Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Wednesday, March 20

6:00 – 7:00 PM

At this workshop, we will discuss facts about Alzheimer’s and dementia, possible causes of the disease, risk factors, the various stages of dementia, and how the disease is treated.

RSVP before Monday, March 18 to (585) 720-3014

Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related Behavior

Wednesday, April 17

6:00 – 7:00 PM

Here we will learn how caregivers can decode behavioral messages being sent by a loved one with dementia and learn strategies for managing common challenges of Alzheimer’s.

RSVP before Monday, April 15 to (585) 720-3014

Effective Communication Strategies

Wednesday, May 15

6:00 – 7:00 PM

As dementia progresses, communication becomes increasingly difficult and methods of communication change. Families will need to find new ways to connect. In this workshop, we will explore strategies to connect and communicate with your loved one at each stage of the disease.

RSVP before Monday, May 13 to (585) 720-3014

We would love to see you at any and all of our free workshops! If you’re interested in learning more about memory care at The Village at Mill Landing stop by any time. We’d love to show you how person-centered memory care can help your family.

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