Responding to Dementia Related Behaviors

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Date

November 15, 2022

Time

2:00 p.m.
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THIS EVENT IS PRESENTED BY THE ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION

Sheila Griffith

SHEILA GRIFFITH

Behavior is a powerful form of communication and is one of the primary ways people living with dementia communicate their needs and feelings as the ability to use language is lost. However, some behaviors can present real challenges for caregivers to manage. Learn to decode behavioral messages, identify common triggers, and learn strategies to help manage some of the most common behavioral challenges of Alzheimer’s disease. Join us for this virtual event today!


Sheila Griffith has worked at the Alzheimer’s Association, National Capital Area Chapter as the Program Manager in Montgomery County, Maryland, and Washington DC since 2018. She provides education and outreach through the delivery of programs about Alzheimer’s Disease and other dementia, and coordinates services, such as Caregiver Support groups and Memory Cafe groups for those living with Alzheimer’s Disease. Sheila is a licensed Nursing Home Administrator in Maryland, and her background is in long-term care and senior housing, such as skilled nursing care, assisted living, and group homes.

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