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Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Care Staff Education Week

February 14, 2020 at: 8:00 am February 21, 2020 at: 5:00 pm

Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Care Staff Education Week is February 14-21. Each year the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners promotes the week to focus on fostering sensitivity and respect for people diagnosed with dementia. During the week, front line staff learns communication techniques and new approaches for helping patients with activities of daily living.

One of the goals of the week is to help coordinate and promote advancements in the treatment of Alzheimer’s and Dementia. While the increase in the number of dementia cases is a cause for concern, the outlook continues to improve as more methods for treating and improving the quality of life for Alzheimer’s and dementia patients.


Learn the differences between dementia and Alzheimer.
Learn how to detect early onset of Alzheimer’s.

Engage in memory care activities such as:

  • Learn a new language, or how to play a musical instrument
  • Play board games
  • Work on Crossword or number puzzles

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