Join us in celebrating 50 years of CJE SeniorLife!
Mark your calendars for our 50th anniversary special events you won’t want to miss.
Dementia Caregiver Training Just Got More Real
Close your eyes. Muffle your ears. Lay down to sleep. Then imagine you are shaken awake and told to get up for the day. You need your glasses, your hearing aids, your robe, and your slippers, along with a level of consciousness many of us have only after a cup of coffee. Add dementia to this mix, and you have a disoriented, confused perhaps scared, and unhappy reaction to start your day. This is often the life of a person living with dementia who is cared for by a loved one or CNA.
Dementia training experts Elderwerks Educational Services (Elderwerks) and CJE SeniorLife have joined to create many scenarios like this using virtual reality in six hours of caregiver training (three virtually, three in-class discussions). Dementia Reality® is a program that emphasizes the feelings of a caregiver with the plight of a patient to build empathy and a trusting relationship. Read more >>>
Visit Dementia Reality website https://dementiareality.org/
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