How You Say It: Making Matters Worse (or Better) By How You Communicate

Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias cause changes in the person’s ability to communicate. Understanding these challenges and adjusting our communication patterns can make all the difference in the world for both caregivers and those with dementia. Dial in to learn some simple rules from social worker Kathy Rhoads of how to communicate more effectively, both verbally and nonverbally.

The phone program will be held on Tuesday, June 12th from 1-2pm EST. Registration is required by visiting http://Alzphoneprograms.org or calling 800-272-3900. Program provided by the Alzheimer’s Association.

Healthy Living for your Brain and Body

For centuries we’ve known that the health of the brain and the body are connected. But now, science is able to provide insights into how to optimize our physical and cognitive health as we age. Join us to learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement, and use hands-on tools to help you incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging.

The program will take place at the Rockcastle Regional Hospital Chapel located at 145 Newcomb Ave, Mt. Vernon, Kentucky on Thursday, June 14th, from 5:30pm-7:00pm. A free dinner will be provided. To register for this program, please call Ann at 606-256-7835. Registration is required.

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