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Caring for Those You Care About: Dementia Series

June 13 @ 10:00 am - June 27 @ 12:00 pm

Three free educational workshops for families caring for a loved one who has dementia.

Where:  Jewish Family and Children’s Services, 600 5th Avenue, San Rafael


Palliative Care:  A Pathway for Being with Those with Dementia

Wed., June 13, 2018; 10 am – 12 pm

Explore how the practice of palliative care can help you maximize quality of life for yourself and for loved ones with dementia.

Facilitated by:

  • Redwing Keyssar, RN, BA, Author, Director of Palliative Care at JFCS’ Seniors At Home
  • Andrea Korsunksy, BSW, Director of the Center for Dementia Care at JFCS’ Seniors At Home

(This workshop is designed for families and caregivers only)

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AlzAlive Music and Movement Workshop

Wed., June 20, 2018; 10 am – 12 pm

For you and your loved one who has dementia, AlzAlive brings music, movement and touch to uplift, comfort and educate. These non-pharmacological interventions improve social, physical and emotional wellness. Activities will include singing, moving to music, and playing rhythm instruments.

Facilitated by:
Kathleen Downey, consultant, author, composer, music and movement specialist, and Reiki practitioner.

(This workshop is designed for family members as well as their loved one who has dementia)

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Rethinking Memory Loss

Wed., June 27, 2018; 10 am – 12 pm

This workshop, based on the world famous Validation Method, will give you tools to connect behaviors with corresponding needs in order to improve communication with your loved one who has dementia.

Facilitated by:
Odile Lavault, a recreation therapist, musician and educator who has worked with skilled nursing, acute psychiatric geriatric hospital, and home care partners.

(This workshop is designed for families and caregivers only)

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If you are a person with a disability and require an accommodation to participate or documents in alternative formats, please call 415-449-3777 or email at [email protected]

Funding for this program is made available by the Older Americans Act, administered locally by the Marin Department of Health and Human Services, Aging and Adult Services.



June 13 @ 10:00 am
June 27 @ 12:00 pm


Jewish Family and Children’s Services – Marin County
600 5th Ave
San Rafael, CA 94901 United States
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