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Help us enhance the quality of life of patients and families – #volunteer with us! At orientation, you will learn: History and goals of end-of-life care Ohio’s Hospice of Dayton history
Help us enhance the quality of life of patients and families – #volunteer with us!
At orientation, you will learn:
- History and goals of end-of-life care
- Ohio’s Hospice of Dayton history
- Role of Volunteers and opportunities
- Confidentiality, infection control, and safety
- Effective listening
- Loss and grief
Volunteer orientation dates for the rest of the year are:
October 11 & 14
All sessions are from 8:30 am – 2:30 pm.
If you are interested, please complete the volunteer application and learn more here.
Please call 937.256.9507, ext. 3314 for more information.
(Wednesday) 8:30 am - 2:30 pm
Do You Have a Loved One Suffering from Alzheimer’s Many families try to deal with Alzheimer’s and dementia care challenges while keeping loved ones at home. These educational sessions will focus
Do You Have a Loved One Suffering from Alzheimer’s
Many families try to deal with Alzheimer’s and dementia care challenges while keeping loved ones at home. These educational sessions will focus on practical techniques for home caregivers to improve quality of care for people with dementia, as well as reduce the stress on caregivers.
The program series will consist of 12 sessions (1 hour each) using the science of cognitive ergonomics and neuroscience research to improve the quality of life for people with Alzheimer’s and dementia. The sessions will take place at Hospice of Dayton and will be presented by Dr. Govind Bharwani, a nationally recognized expert in Alzheimer’s and dementia care. Dr. Bharwani’s work has received six national awards for its impact on reducing medications for agitation and challenging behaviors.
Each session will be held the last Tuesday each month 6 – 7:30 p.m.
April 25: Session 1 Anatomy of the Brain and Memory Function (plus Lewy Body Dementia)
May 30: Session 2 Basic Understanding of Neuroscience and Dementia (plus Vascular Dementia)
June 27: Session 3 The Effect of Alzheimer’s Disease on Brain Function (plus Frontal Lobe Dementia)
July 25: Session 4 Stages of Alzheimer’s Disease and Emotional Stress on People with Dementia (plus Parkinson’s Disease)
August 29: Session 5 How to Communicate and Interact with People with Dementia (plus Huntington’s Disease)
September 26: Session 6 Impact on Memory and Communication Function of People with Dementia (plus Down Syndrome and Pick’s Disease)
October 31: Session 7 The Effect of Environment on Behaviors of People with Dementia (plus Wandering Behavior and Sundowning)
November 28: Session 8 Neuroscience Approach to Feeding, Bathing and Other Activities of Daily Living (plus Sexual Behavior and Combativeness)
January 30, 2018: Session 9 Neuroscience Approach to Massage and Aromatherapy (plus Depression, Delusion and Delirium)
February 27, 2018: Session 10 How to Manage Difficult Behaviors (plus Repetition and Hoarding Behaviors)
March 27, 2018: Session 11 How to Use Comforting and Stimulating Therapies (plus Rummaging and Shadowing Behaviors)
April 24, 2018: Session 12 Safety and Ergonomic Tips for Home Caregivers (plus Suspicious and Hallucination Behaviors)
* Special Topic(s) for each session listed in parenthesis
Presented by Wright State University, Ohio’s Hospice of Dayton and the Greater Dayton Brain Health Foundation, this series offers education for caregivers of Alzheimer’s patients. No cost. Advance registration is required.
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A series of day-long gatherings providing you the opportunity to replenish and refresh by using activities and exercises from the Remen Institute for the Study of Health and Illness (RISHI),
A series of day-long gatherings providing you the opportunity to replenish and refresh by using activities and exercises from the Remen Institute for the Study of Health and Illness (RISHI), as well as taking time for personal reflection and exploration of the beautiful grounds. There is no charge for this program.
When: July 27, 9 am – 4pm
Where: Transfiguration Center for
3505 Calumet Road
Ludlow Falls, Ohio 45339
(approximately 30 minutes north of downtown Dayton)
(Thursday) 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Transfiguration Center for Spiritual Renewal
3505 Calumet Road, Ludlow Falls, OH 45339
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