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Subject:
Upcoming Event at Canton Public Library
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Coping With Dementia: Strategies for Families
Canton Public Library, 40 Dyer Avenue
Thursday, May 30, 6:30 pm
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A Power Point presentation by Diane Davis, RN (Yale), MS-Nursing, describes the stages of dementia, the patient characteristics and problems arising within each stage, and appropriate coping strategies for family care givers.  Resources for care giving are also reviewed. Former longtime geriatric case manager for individuals with dementia and their families at the Adler Geriatric Assessment Center at Yale-New Haven Hospital, Diane now works as Outreach and Education Coordinator for Yale Alzheimer's Disease Research Center. She is an Alzheimer's Association volunteer and chair of the New Haven Walk to End Alzheimer's. Time for questions follows.

Registration is requested, either online on the Upcoming Programs listing, or by phone. Canton Public Library is at 40 Dyer Avenue, Canton. For information: (860) 693-5800, email kbunn@cantonpubliclibrary.org, or visit www.cantonpubliclibrary.org.