Alzheimer's Foundation of America

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Webinar: Recognizing Symptoms of Anxiety and Depression in Those Living with Dementia

August 4 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT

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This webinar will assist learners in recognizing some of the signs and symptoms of anxiety and depression in those living with dementia.  It will address the similarities and differences between symptoms seen in those with healthy brains and those living with brain change.  Attendees will also learn how to respond to these symptoms to decrease the chances for escalation and ‘non-helpful’ hospitalizations.

Objectives:   By the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe some common signs and symptoms of depression and anxiety
  2. Discuss the ways in which these symptoms may present differently in those living with dementia
  3. Describe recommended strategies to address depression and anxiety in those living with dementia

Guest speaker:

Teepa Snow

Occupational Therapist

Founder, Positive Approach to Care

 

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Thank you to our webinar sponsors:

Details

Date:
August 4
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT