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Tuesday, October 29, 2019

E-Learning Seminar ~ Fundamentals of Dementia: Adapting Care in Every Stage (WB2010)

Start Date: 10/29/2019 1:00 PM EDT
End Date: 10/29/2019 2:15 PM EDT

Venue Name: Web-Based Program

Location:
ME  United States 

We are so excited to tell you about our NEW E-Learning Program.   In response to member requests, this year, our educational calendar will include at least one e-learning seminar every month. These “live” broadcasts will be offered in short segments (1-3hrs) using the online ZOOM platform. Each program will be a stand-alone session so, should you decide to participate, you will register and pay for e-learning seminars individually. For details about CEU requirements, process and more, see the E-Learning Program Overview.

Program Description:  Teams of caregivers, including professionals and families, are supporting people living with dementia for a decade or longer. Recognizing changes throughout this long disease can feel like detective work. In this seminar, award-winning occupational therapist and dementia care specialist, Heather McKay, will focus on foundational reminders (the nuts and bolts of dementia) and the latest information about the progression of the disease. Emphasis will be on how to match helping behaviors to residents’ needs and retained abilities, thereby promoting a sense of control and self-direction for the person living with dementia. No stage of this disease is easy but care teams who understand the timeline and cooperate to redesign plans as the person’s needs change, will consistently provide the right support at the right time--improving life for people with dementia and each other.

How to Register:  The
Invitation to Register for this session was sent to our MEMBER Education Email List on October 4th. If you are employed by an MHCA Member, and would like to receive future communications about the E-Learning Program, you may send your contact information to Dianne Chicoine at dchicoine@mehca.orgTo enroll in this session, use the link provided in the Invitation to register online and process your credit card payment through PayPal®, MHCA’s online payment system. Please note, you don’t need a PayPal® account to use this service; you can process your payment as a PayPal guest. 

Fee:  $30 per registrant

Web Platform:  MHCA will utilize the ZOOM platform to conduct this e-learning seminar. To participate, all you need is an electronic device, internet access and audio capability (via phone or built in speakers); a webcam is also helpful but not required. If you’re new to Zoom, we encourage you to visit their
Help Desk in advance.

If you have questions, feel free to reach out to us at 207.623.1146 or email me at
kmichaud@mehca.org


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