RETHINKING DEMENTIA
A DAY OF EXPLORATION, ART, AND FUN

(Subject to change without notice)

8:30 - 9:00    Check in 

9:00 - 12:00    Morning session: “Nitty-gritty Issues”    

        Living with Dementia

        Eating, dressing, bathing 

        Culture Change

        Virtual Dementia Experience 

        Aging in place vs long-term care
        Communication

        OPEN STUDIO

12:00 - 1:00    Lunch - Music with Ken.

1:00 - 3:30    Afternoon session: Creative Solutions    

        Effective Approaches

        Collages, painted plates
        Projects, Fiddle Boxes, and other “Power tools”

        Having fun

        Virtual Dementia Experience

        OPEN STUDIO

3:30 - 4:30     Closing session: “Are you sure about that?”  

Your Guides:     Susan Balkman - Living with dementia

        Sally Blakemore - Art and creativity 

        Hope Carwile - Virtual dementia tour

        Ruth Dennis - Art and institutional care issues

        Ken Hendricks - Music (Home health care?)
        Ami Jaeger - Legal issues, caregiving

        Jytte Lokvig - Communication, approaches
        Gail Trotter - Closing game

        Yolanda Yaris - Decompressing techniques