Monthly Workshops

COMMUNITY SUPPORT

Dementia Answers Monthly Workshop:
Caregivers Discussion and Support

PLEASE JOIN US EACH MONTH FOR A DIFFERENT TOPIC AND PRESENTATION

In our workshops Transitions and Dementia Educators, Stephanie Howard and Tami Anastasia will present an interactive event exploring challenges in caregiving. After Stephanie’s presentation, participants will address their concerns and learn as a group, gaining knowledge and support Our goal is to provide answers, resources and support to caregivers.

These monthly workshops have made my job a whole lot easier. I look forward to the community support each month.”

Details

Dates: Last Tuesday of the Month
Time: 6:00-8:00 PM
Location: Campbell Community Center, 1 West Campbell Avenue, Campbell CA Building Q, Mary Campbell Room (#84)
Cost: $25 (Package rates available: $60 for 3 or $90 for 5)

Topics

AUGUST 27
This is So Hard—Difficult Behaviors

SEPTEMBER 24
Dementia Simulation‚ How Does it Feel?

OCTOBER 29
Medications—The Good, the Bad and the Ugly with Dr Landsverk

NOVEMBER 26
Communication Snags, Hitches and Challenges

DECEMBER
Cancelled

JANUARY 28, 2020
TBD

LIVE WORKSHOP FEATURED EDUCATORS

Stephanie Howard, Dementia Transition Educator

Stephanie has over 25 years of award winning excellence in resident care, program development and dementia education. She provides educational workshops specializing in dementia topics along with training and education for nurses, elder care professionals and families with conference presentations as well as personalized individual counseling and support.

For 48 years Stephanie loved and provided extensive home care for her son living with cognitive impairment. She understands firsthand the issues involved with caregivers in the home, medical management and the toll caring for a loved one can take on a family.

Stephanie is a Vietnam War Veteran, lives in San Jose and is an avid gardener.

Tami Anastasia MA

TamiTami Anastasia has dedicated her career to educating families caring for loved ones with dementia. She has a M.A. in Counseling from Santa Clara University and is a dementia educator, an Alzheimer’s and dementia consultant and an Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group facilitator. She is also a patient advocate and a Certified Senior Advisor (CSA).

Tami’s goal is to help families caring for a loved one with dementia make this journey as loving, caring, compassionate and meaningful as possible. She provides emotional support, care strategies and guidance to family caregivers and professional caregivers. She also provides in-home assessments and cognitive and physical stimulation for people with dementia.

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