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Why Words Fail - The Neurology Behind Language

Wednesday 03/14/2018 04:45 PM - 06:30 PM
Gentle Home Services, Inc.
570 Lake Cook Rd., #116, Deerfield, IL 60015
5th Floor Solarium

Presented by Elaine C. Pereira, MA, OTR/LCCP, CDC.

Language and communication become distorted and unreliable as dementia/Alzheimer's progresses.
* Review the neurology of language and deterioration in adults with dementia
* Explore word misuse, substitutions, and random remarks
* Emphasize the importance of utilizing the senses to communicate

4:45pm - 5:15pm Sign-in/Dinner
5:15pm - 5:30pm Introducations
5:30pm - 6:30pm Featured Presentation

1.0 CEU credit to nurses, social workers, professional counselors and nursing home administrators.

To register, email events@elderwerks or call 847-462-0885. A $5.00 fee payable to Elderwerks Educational Services, a 501C3 not-for-profit corporation, PO Box 92, Cary, IL 60013, is requested prior to the event. An invoice will be emailed after registration to those paying by credit card.

Elaine's book, I Will Never Forget, is available for purchase on Amazon: http://amzn.to/1Oh2Xss

She will also have a limited number available for purchase and will sign all books at the event. A percentage of sales will benefit the Alzheimer's Association

Sponsors:
Elderwerks Educational Services
Gentle Home Services
Northbrook Inn
Dimensions Home Health Care
Great Lakes Clinical Trials


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