A Loving Approach to Dementia Care – Houston Area Caregivers Conference

Posted on May 30, 2012

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Highly recommended book for dementia caregivers

There are three sessions for Laura that we want you to be aware of and attend if at all possible.

Caring for someone with dementia means devotedly and patiently doing a hundred little things each day. Few care providers are trained to meet the challenges of dementia, however. They need the guidance this book provides to overcome caregiving obstacles and cultivate more meaningful relationships with loved ones who have dementia and memory loss.

Laura Wayman’s program of care emphasizes communication, affirmative response, and empowerment—transforming the caregiving process from a burden into a fulfilling journey. Her true stories of caregiving illustrate the principles of this loving approach, giving readers essential tools for connecting with people who have dementia.

In addition to offering valuable lessons on how to provide the best possible care, Wayman urges caregivers not to neglect themselves: take care of yourself so you will have physical and mental energy to share with your loved one. The practical tips included here will help you balance your own needs with those of your patient or your loved one, creating a more positive experience for you both.

Alzheimer’s Association in College Station, Texas: Information here

Area: Montgomery County and Brazos Valley
Audience: Professional, Community, Caregiver
Location: Peace Lutheran Church – Fellowship Hall
2801 Rio Grande Blvd., College Station, TX
Date: 6/8/2012
Time: 11:00 AM to 1:00 AM

The Alzheimer’s Association 2012 SCHLICTING CAREGIVER CONFERENCE: Alzheimer’s Toolbox: Tips for Living and Loving

Area: Greater Houston
Audience: Community
Location: The Church of St. John the Divine
2450 River Oaks Boulevard
Houston, TX 77019
Date: 6/11/2012
Time: 8:00 PM to 2:00 PM

A Loving Approach to Dementia Care

Area: Greater Houston
Audience: Professional caregivers
Location: Vosswood Nursing Center
815 S. Voss Road
Houston, TX 77057
Date: 6/9/2012
Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

This event is sponsored by BrightStar of Downtown Houston.  We are a full-service healthcare staffing agency, providing the highest quality medical and non-medical care to private and corporate clients.

All of our services are personalized to fit the specific needs of the client. We work with clients and their families to design a customized care plan, and we match each client with a qualified, pre-screened caregiver.

From childcare to elder care, the BrightStar of Downtown Houston team provides peace of mind. We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Our Director of Nursing ensures that each client receives the highest level of care administered by highly qualified personnel.

Home Healthcare and Staffing Services Provided

  • Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care
  • Shopping and Transportation Services
  • Newborn/Multiples Care
  • Sitting/Companion Service
  • Nanny Service
  • And much more

About Our Home Healthcare and Staffing Providers
The answer to your question is “Yes, we can!” Just tell us what you need; we’ll custom tailor a service plan and make all of the necessary arrangements. We are here to help our clients and their families live their best. Let us know how we can be of service.

Proudly serving Bunker Hill Village, River Oaks, Bellaire, West University, The Heights, Hunters Creek, Midtown and the Medical Center.

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