Wednesday, January 10th, 2018
9 a.m.— 2 p.m.
Speaker: Maribeth Gallagher
Learn about dementia and what resources are available to help patients and families.
- Participants will learn to understand dementia and how it progresses from early to advanced stages.
- Develop strategies for making and maintaining meaningful connections with the person with dementia.
- Value the caregiver role and ways to reduce stress.
Maribeth Gallagher, psychiatric nurse practitioner and doctor of nursing practice, directs Hospice of the Valley’s Dementia Program, which has received national and international awards for its innovative approaches to dementia care.
Dr. Gallagher’s commitment to improving dementia care was inspired by her own experiences as a family caregiver, sharing the journey with her loved one from diagnosis to death…