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February 25, 2020, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ Wayne County Park Street Complex
Representatives from the Alzheimer’s Association, the Wayne County Area Agency on Aging and Wayne Memorial will facilitate a free evening of “education and fellowship” on the topic of effective communication strategies for caregivers and patients with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. The session aims to increase awareness and access to quality dementia care in Wayne, Pike and surrounding counties.
Carol Kneier, MS, RD, LDN, CDE, Wayne Memorial Community Relations manager. said the evening will focus on communication changes, decoding verbal and behavioral messages and learning how to respond, and identifying strategies to help people connect and communicate. Participants will also catalog available resources and services and discuss met and unmet needs in these areas
February 26, 2020, 12:15 PM - 1:30 PM @ The Stourbridge Project
Understanding the foundations of various financial concepts is critical to a person’s long-term financial well-being. This non-branded presentation provides a high level overview of five common financial topics, all brought together into a single session: Saving, Investing, Protecting, Retiring and Estate Planning. Topics like compound interest, asset allocation, various insurance types, retirement income and estate planning tools are all included. At end of discussion, audiences should have enough knowledge to understand financial basics. This presentation was created in response for advisor’s need to have a one-time presentation for use with select audiences, and not part of an ongoing employee education series.
February 26, 2020, 3:45 PM - 5:00 PM @ Wayne Memorial Hospital
The eight-week program will also provide free nicotine replacement therapy—patches, gum, lozenges – for one month to participants. It’s presented by the PA Area Health Education Center and Wayne Memorial’s Community Relations Department with funding from the American Lung Association. The clinic will also examine medications that can increase your success, lifestyle changes to make quitting easier, how to prepare for your “quit day,” coping strategies for managing stress and avoiding weight gain and how to stay smoke-free for good.