The Best Friends Approach to Dementia Care

1021 Columbia St, Seattle

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  Tuesday, June 20, 2023   10:30am - 12:00pm ( 1 hrs, 30 min )

The Best Friends Approachto Dementia Care

Tuesday, June 20 | 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

A special event with David Troxel for family and professional caregivers

The Best Friends Approach to dementia care is alife-affirming model used around the world, basedon principles of empathy, communication, life-storywork, engaging activity, and creative problemsolving. In this presentation, discover strategies toaddress challenging caregiving situations byfocusing on relationship and social connection.Learn how you can apply the Best Friends Approachto improve quality of life for yourself and the person in your care.

David Troxel has become internationally known for his writing andteaching in the fields of Alzheimer’s disease and long-term care. Hehas co-authored (with Virginia Bell) six influential books and articlesrelating to dementia care, including his book The Best Friends™Approach to Dementia Care.

Location: An in-person event at the Memory Hub, 1021 Columbia St, Seattle.Free parking available with validation at the front desk.


Upcoming Events in Resources and Education

  • The Best Friends Approach to Dementia Care

      Tuesday, June 20, 2023 at 10:30am

      A Special event with David Troxel for family and professional caregivers

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      Wednesday, June 21, 2023 at 12:30pm

      You’re invited to celebrate Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month this June! Join your First Hill neighbors for our first annual Brain Health Block Party. From 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday June 21, stop by any site on the map to enjoy an outdoor brain-healthy activity such as bike-powered smoothie making, games and more. A free event for all ages. 

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