Teepa Snow, Dementia Care Specialist and Educator, has developed a training program, Positive Approach to Care (PAC), designed to improve mutual understanding and quality of life for people living with dementia and those surrounding them. Chelsea Retirement Community’s Dementia Care Specialist, Kathleen Garvey, OTRL, CAPS, a Certified Independent PAC Trainer and Coach, is offering a free of charge, interactive workshop at two locations and time slots. Topics for learning include what is considered atypical aging brain changes associated with dementia, how these changes affect a person’s ability to interact with his or her world, and introduce concrete steps which can be taken to be helpful in practical and supportive ways.
Friday, January 26th.
Chelsea Senior Center,