On Tuesday, May 17th, the community gathered at the Brooksville Wesleyan Church for the 6th Annual Dementia Care Seminar.
Gary LeBlanc, a local author and caregiver, Linda Burhans, national speaker on caregiver advocacy, and Andrea Read, Acti-Kare Responsive In Home Care Dementia Specialist shared their experience through the journey of caregiving.
"Wonderful wealth of knowledge," "Thought provoking Seminar," were just a few comments shared from over 50 community members who attended.
Attendees also shared the most valuable thing they learned from the Seminar:
- Different types of Dementia
- Alternatives and Solutions
- Expanding knowledge on caregiving
- Value of Self Care
- Communication Tips
- Support Groups
For more information regarding this #Heath initiative, visit www.commonsensecaregiving.com
Picture from left to right: Local Authur Gary LeBlanc, United Way of Hernando County's Community Outreach Coordinator Dominique Holmes, National Speaker Linda Burhans, and Acti-Kare Responsive In Home Care Dementia Specialist Andrea Read.