The "Whats" of Dementia

Wednesday, Mar 24, 2021
From 10:00am to 11:30am Mountain Time


Contact: AARP Utah

This event is full.

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Join AARP Utah and attendees from across the U.S. for a FREE virtual workshop about dementia on Thursday, March 24th at 12:00 pm ET | 11:00 am CT | 10:00 am MT | 9:00 am PT - AARP Membership not required. This workshop will be presented by Laura Owen-Keirstead  (see short bio below)

We will cover the following:

  • What is Dementia?  Discuss the definitions of dementia and the most common types of dementia.
  • What does it look like?  View actual brain scans and video.
  • What are the ways to communicate with a person with dementia?  View videos of common dementia behaviors and how to manage them through verbal and non-verbal methods.  

Laura Owen-Keirstead earned a BS Degree in Child and Family Studies and a BSW degree in Social Work from Weber State University and a Master's Degree in Mental Health Counseling from the University of Phoenix.  She has over 30 years of experience working in the social service field. 

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