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Serving Those with Dementia & Their Families

18 March 2024 10:00 am - 11:30 am

This important session will explain how we can use appropriate communication for those with dementia and their families and the basics of validation therapy and compassionate communication. We will discuss the reality of dementia and how to best serve the needs of the families as they journey through the grief process of their loved one’s disease. Learn of successful activities to initiate with those with dementia to aid in reminiscence therapy and compassionate touch.

The featured speaker Hollie Glover is a Dementia Care Specialist, Certified Grief Counseling Specialist, and Certified Clinical Trauma Professional who has over thirty years of experience in education and working with people of all ages. She has degrees from Southwestern Oklahoma State University, Sam Houston State University, and Dallas Baptist University. She also attended Southwestern Theological Seminary to obtain hours in theology and now works at James L. West Center for Dementia Care.

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St. Rita Catholic Community, 12521 Inwood Road
Dallas, TX 75244 United States