EAST COBB – Dementia 24/7 Simulation Training Class: Wednesday, October 4th, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. This simulation training delivers insightful, impactful learning stations to guide on the challenges of aging persons living with dementia, making one more empathetic to individuals facing this growing issue. The 5 experiences to help one better understand their issues are: Confusion and Frustration, Stigma and Isolation, Communication and Language, Memory Loss and Forgetfulness, and Dependency and Despair. RSVP by emailing email@example.com or call 770-722-7641. Join Aloha to Aging at the East Cobb Senior Center, 3332 Sandy Plains Road, Marietta, GA 30066
EAST COBB – “ASiST” (Aging Simulation Sensitivity Training): Monday, October 9th, 1:00p.m. – 2:30p.m. We will discuss common age-related health challenges and how they affect the aging population while participating in hands-on simulations. These include neuropathy, hearing loss, vision loss, language impairment, mobility, and balance. Donations appreciated. Program held at Aloha to Aging, Inc. 4608 Lower Roswell Rd, Marietta, GA 30068. RSVP by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or call 770-722-7641.
WEST COBB – Powerful Tools for Caregivers Class: Thursdays, October 12th – November 16th, 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Powerful Tools for Caregivers is a self-care education program for family caregivers who are caring for an aging loved one. This class will provide you with tools and strategies to better handle the unique caregiver challenges you face.
The 6-week scripted curriculum has been shown to improve:
- Self-Care Behaviors: (e.g. increased exercise, relaxation, and medical check-ups)
- Management of Emotions: (reduced guilt, anger, and depression)
- Self-Efficacy: (increased confidence in coping with caregiving demands)
- Use of Community Resources: (increased utilization of local services)
Program held at Burnt Hickory Baptist Church, 5145 Due West Rd. Powder Springs, GA 30127. RSVP by emailing email@example.com or call 770-722-7641.