Senior Concerns Presents Free Seminar “Communication and Managing Difficult Behaviors”

Senior Concerns, as part of its commitment to provide support for family caregivers of aging loved ones, will present a community seminar on “Communication and Managing Difficult Behaviors,” on Tuesday, May 23, 2017, 5:30-7:00 p.m. at Senior Concerns, 401 Hodencamp Road, Thousand Oaks.

This seminar will be presented by Eileen Gold, M.A., owner/administrator of Paraclete Eldercare Planning, Training, Consultation and Management Services.

This informative seminar will explore the Person-Centered Care paradigm, as well as teach participants how to identify and honor personal preferences and rhythms, reduce challenging behaviors in their loved ones with dementia, and create a strategy to enhance dignity and decrease stress.

Eileen Gold, M.A. is a graduate of UCLA with her Masters in philosophy. Eileen serves as a consultant to residential, day activity and governmental programs serving individuals with impairments. She has extensive experience in administration, program development, case management, community organization and advocacy. Eileen is a frequent guest speaker at forums addressing the issues impacting the lives of older adults. Her professional affiliations include organizations such as Professional Fiduciary Groups, Alzheimer’s Association of Ventura County; Advisory Committee to Camarillo Health Care District Adult Day Care; Elder Abuse Council of Ventura County; Professional Association of Geriatric Case Managers, A.A.U.W., Chamber of Commerce, and UCLA Alumni Committees.

Seating is limited. To make a reservation, please contact Senior Concerns at 805-497-0189. Light refreshments will be served. A donation of $10 is requested to cover the cost of program materials.

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About Senior Concerns
Senior Concerns is a Thousand Oaks-based private, non-profit organization dedicated to serving seniors young and old, caregivers and families by offering a wide-range of services, programs and resources, including a professionally managed Adult Day Program, Meals on Wheels, Caregiver Support Center, free legal, financial, advocacy and care management services, support groups and community education and training. Senior Concerns also operates the Bargain Boutique & Thrift Shop and hosts two major fundraisers—the Love Run and the Ultimate Dining Experience—and receives invaluable community support from more than 800 volunteers. 

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