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ABC of Dementia Workshop at Grace


What are "Alzheimer's" and "dementia?"

What can you expect of this progressive disease?

How can you become a better care-partner?

How do you reduce your own stress?

What are some resources available to you?

Understanding will provide you with a better quality of life.


Grace Episcopal Church, located at 510 SE Broadway in Ocala, will host an ABC of Dementia workshop from 2 to 4 p.m. on Thursday, June 29, 2023.


The workshop, to be conducted by Debbie Selsavage, President of Coping with Dementia LLC, will define Alzheimer’s and dementia, explain how dementia affects individuals, discuss ways to interpret dementia behaviors for better communication, and show how compassion and the proper use of voice, approach, and appropriate touch can result in more effective and less stressful caregiving. While the workshop is designed for care partners of loved ones living with dementia, people already experiencing dementia are welcome to attend.


Though the workshop is free and open to the public, registration is requested for planning purposes. To make reservations, call Debbie at 352-422-3663, or Carolyn at 352-351-0613, or e-mail deb@coping.today.

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