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Pennbrooke Fairways in Leesburg to host free ABC of Dementia workshop

Debbie Selsavage
Debbie Selsavage

Pennbrooke Fairways, located at 501 Florida Route 44 in Leesburg, will host an ABC of Dementia workshop from 1 to 3 p.m. on Monday, May 17. The workshop, which will take place in The Grand Hall, is free and open to the public.

Conducted by Debbie Selsavage, President of Coping with Dementia LLC, the workshop will define Alzheimer’s and dementia, explain how dementia affects individuals, discuss ways to interpret dementia behaviors for better communication and show how compassion and the proper use of voice, approach and appropriate touch can result in more effective and less stressful caregiving.

Because seating will be limited, reservations are requested. Masks are recommended. To make reservations to attend, call (352) 422-3663 or (352) 787-1673.

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