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Perverance: The Key to a Better Tomorrow

Perseverancia: la clave para un mejor mañana

October 19, 2019
8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Iglesia Victoria en Cristo
3812 Galvez Ave., Fort Worth, 76111

The 2019 Hispanic/Latino Caregiver Seminar will help Spanish-speaking family caregivers and healthcare professionals understand Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia and offer strategies for caring for those who have it.

Saturday, October 19, 2019
8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Iglesia Victoria in Cristo
3812 Galvez Ave.
Fort Worth  76111

Sessions are conducted in Spanish
Pamela Soloman will describe the symptoms of Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia and explain the benefits of early diagnosos. Nelly García, MS, ACN, will help caregivers better understand communication challenges and manage difficult behavior. Dr. Raul Vintimilla, research scientist for UNTHSC Health and Aging Brain Study, will discuss his research findings with Hispanics/Latinos. Lastly, Zoricelis Dávila, Ph.D, LPC-S, will offer suggestions for ways caregivers can preserve their own health.

Session Topics:
Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease
Facing the Future after Receiving a Diagnisis
Effective Communication and Managing Difficult Behaviors
Healthy You Means Better Care for Your Loved One

The event is free and includes a light breakfast, lunch and entertainment. Attendees will also have the opportunity to converse with representatives from businesses and community organizations that serve families living with dementia.

Onsite respite (supervised care) is available for people with dementia with prior reservation. Please call Tia Viera at 817.500.9745.

Click HERE to register online or call the 247 Helpline at 1.800.272.3900 to register by telephone.
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