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Sat, April 04

"The Importance of Personhood" presentation

Presentation on maintaining dignity and respect when caring for someone with dementia.

  • When: Thursday, March 5, 2020, noon to 1 p.m.
  • Where: Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, 1202 Green Lane, Prescott
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: Visit
  • Age limit: 18+
  • Categories: Community

"The Importance of Personhood – Maintaining Dignity & Respect When Caring for Someone With Dementia" is a free Senior Connection Speakers Bureau presentation.
Mike Direen, Adult Care Services, will explain how to move from disease-focused thinking to person-focused thinking, the six core psychological needs we all share, how to understand possible reasons for “challenging” behaviors, common care practices that could unintentionally be demeaning to the people we care for, and ten absolutes in communicating with someone who has dementia.

 RSVPs appreciated to or (928) 778-3747. For a complete schedule of upcoming presentations, visit

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