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Dementia without Loneliness with Michael Verde
November 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Hear from Michael Verde, an award-winning writer, speaker, documentary producer and globally recognized thought leader in the field of dementia care.
He founded Memory Bridge in 2003. Memory Bridge has connected over 8,000 people with dementia and people without dementia to each other. Currently, their programs are hosted on three continents and provide education to caregivers in 14 countries.
The presentation will:
1) identify the common factors contributing to the emotional isolation of people with dementia-related cognitive impairments.
2) introduce person-centred communication that mitigates/ends emotional isolation; and
3) illustrate person-centred communication with riveting video footage.
Light refreshments will be provided.