The Daily Astorian – December 10, 2015 – Free class helps caregivers of older adults

December 10, 2015

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This class is designed to help anyone who cares for an aging Oregonian better manage challenging behaviors that are common among older adults, such as anger, yelling, cussing, threatening others, withdrawing, self harm and physical aggression.

Oregon Care Partners holds a free class in Astoria for caregivers of those with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday.

The class called “Challenging Behaviors: Effective Approaches to Common Behaviors in the Non-Dementia Adult Population,” is open to all caregivers of Alzheimer’s and dementia patients, whether family or professionals. Registration is available online at http://bit.ly/1OQwFRp.

This class is designed to help anyone who cares for an aging Oregonian better manage challenging behaviors that are common among older adults, such as anger, yelling, cussing, threatening others, withdrawing, self harm and physical aggression.

Oregon Care Partners provides no-cost, in-person and online trainings around the state. All course offerings provide continuing education credits to healthcare professionals.

Angela NealThe Daily Astorian – December 10, 2015 – Free class helps caregivers of older adults