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Emeritus Senior Living - July Newsletter

July 2013
Alzheimer's Webcast

Emeritus Memory Care Experts Discuss Methods to Manage the Hard-To-Talk-About Alzheimer’s Behaviors on a Webcast

If you are caring at home for a loved one with Alzheimer's or other memory-impairing disease, this webcast featuring Emeritus Memory Care experts will help you with practical methods for handling the most challenging dementia-related behaviors.

Emeritus Senior Living Vice President Kelly Scott, who oversees all of the organization’s daily Alzheimer’s programming, and Emeritus Memory Care Training Specialist Diana Engle demonstrate techniques for managing a range of challenging situations when caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's.

Topics covered include:

  • Diminishing wandering and other forms of agitation.
  • Responding to and reducing aggression.
  • Handling inappropriate sexual-related verbal and physical behavior.
  • Overcoming resistance to eating and bathing, and handling continence issues.
  • Communicating when your loved one no longer knows who you are.
Senior Safety

Keeping Seniors Safe on Craigslist

For the first time in history, more than half of the nation's senior population is online.

Craigslist can be a useful site for seniors to visit if they take precautions to protect their privacy and safety. Click the link below for tips to protect yourself and your loved one from online scammers.

Senior Tips

What to look for when you tour a senior living community

Are you or a loved one ready to start shopping for a senior living community?

Click the link below for tips on what you should be looking at when touring new homes for you or a loved one.