On Tuesday, March 8, Poydras Home will host Executive Vice President Sharon Johnson of the Hearthstone Institute of Boston as she presents “Friends for Life”. The speaking event’s topic will be “strategies to manage difficult behaviors and to increase positive communication when your loved-one has dementia”.
The Tuesday event is from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Poydras Home, 5354 Magazine Street. The event is free and open to the public, and RSVP is encouraged.
For more information, see the full press release below:
Poydras Home is proud to host Executive Vice President Sharon Johnson of the Hearthstone Institute of Tuesday, March 8th from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.
Attendees will learn ways to build successful, positive relationships with people who are living with dementia, including communication techniques and management of challenging behaviors. This educational offering is designed for family members, friends and professional caregivers. Whether the person is living at home or in a Long Term Heath Care setting, simple techniques will be discussed that can enable participants to have more positive, fulfilling interactions.
Please join us for this free-of-charge event. Guests are welcomed at 5:30 p.m. Our speaker will begin at 6:00 p.m. for approximately one hour with time for audience questions at the end. Light refreshments will be provided.
RSVP is encouraged but not required to 504-897-0535 or firstname.lastname@example.org.