Caring for Loved Ones with Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Thursday, October 04, 2018 at 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Building E25, 202
45 CARLETON ST, Cambridge, MA 02142

Presenter: Jody Gastfriend, L.I.C.S.W.; Vice President, Senior Care Services, Care.com

Did you know that there are over 15 million Americans caring for family members with Alzheimer’s disease? Despite the devastating nature of this disease, there are numerous supports and resources that can make a difference. Come learn about caregiving strategies that can help improve the quality of life for both you and your loved one.

You will leave with an understanding of:

  • The different forms of dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease, and the warning signs
  • Care options for a loved one with dementia
  • How to connect emotionally and creatively with a loved one who has dementia
  • How to take care of yourself as the caregiver of someone with dementia
Event Type

Conferences/Seminars/Lectures

Events By Interest

General

Events By Audience

MIT Community, Students, Alumni, Faculty, Staff

Cost

Free

Department
Human Resources Department
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