Aging During COVID-19: Communicating and Dementia
October 8, 2020
Online via Zoom
Thursday, October 8, 2020
Zoom Webinar: Communicating and Dementia
Join the conversation with the Foundation for Senior Care and Dr. Diane Beach Darby, Gerontologist
Upon completion of this program, attendees will be able to:
- Improve their overall communication skills with memory-impaired individuals
- Identify communication techniques that can play a key role in coping with specific challenging behaviors
- Manage behaviors such as shadowing, repetition, and agitation
Dr. Diane Darby Beach is a Gerontologist in private practice in San Diego. She has a Master’s Degree in Public Health and a Doctorate in Education and has 28 years of experience in the area of Health Promotion and Eldercare. During that time, she has trained thousands of staff caregivers who care for residents and other persons with dementia. She counsels family members and provides support groups for those coping with this disease and is interviewed frequently by local TV stations as a dementia expert. She has presented her work at several national and international conferences and has been published in The Journal of Gerontological Nursing, The Hospice Journal, The Journal of Gerontological Social Work, and many others. She teaches at CSU San Marcos and the San Diego Community College District.
The Foundation for Senior care is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization that serves the needs of seniors and disabled adults in North County San Diego. It provides transportation services, offers adult day care at “The Club”, senior advocacy and a computer learning center. The Foundation for Senior Care depends on grants along with business and individual donors to provide these essential services to the community. It is located at 135 S. Mission Rd. in Fallbrook, CA. Tax ID 95-3389263.
Zoom link will be emailed upon registration.
After you register, you will receive an email with a link that you will use to join the meeting. Just click on the link to join the meeting. For complete instructions on how to join a Zoom meeting from any device, click here. You do not need a Zoom account to attend the meeting.
If after following the directions, you need help getting setup with Zoom, please contact the Foundation for Senior Care office at 760-723-7570.