Memory Care Workshop
Saturday, April 14
9 am – 12 noon in the Baker Center
By 2025, the number of people aged 65 and older with Alzheimer’s disease is estimated to reach 7.1 million. Congregations play a critical role in caring for a person with Alzheimer’s disease or other related dementia as well as their family. By learning about the warning signs, the difference between Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, visitation tips, how to have difficult conversations, and how to support everyone involved. You will become equipped with the skills needed to begin mastering the art of caring. Light refreshments will be provided.
Jennifer Holcomb MS, NHA, CDP, CDCM, CADDCT has a graduate degree in Human Services, is a licensed Nursing Home Administrator, a Certified Dementia Practitioner, a Certified Dementia Care Manager, and a Certified Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Care Teacher. She works directly with people in varying stages of Alzheimer’s disease and other related dementia illnesses and currently oversees the Memory Care Program at Cross Keys Village.