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October 2020

Schizophrenia and Psychosis: Can this be real?

October 2 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Yadkin County Public Library, 233 E. Main St.,
Yadkinville, NC 27055 United States
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Free

Event has been cancelled and will be rescheduled once Covid-19 restrictions are lifted. A curriculum designed to view schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders from the perspective of the individual experiencing the disorder.   The use of discussion and scenarios allows participants to learn interventions and strategies that provide supportive care to promote healthy outcomes. RSVP: denee.shipman@vayahealth.com

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The Many Faces of Antipsychotic Medications

October 2 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Yadkin County Public Library, 233 E. Main St.,
Yadkinville, NC 27055 United States
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Free

Event has been cancelled and will be rescheduled once Covid-19 restrictions are lifted. As we age, the use of antipsychotic medications may become a challenge in itself. As you attend this class you will learn the importance of decreasing the use of antipsychotics (especially in dementia) and focus on other possible techniques to manage psychosis. As always, we include the action, use and side effects of this classification of medication. RSVP: denee.shipman@vayahealth.com

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Schizophrenia and Psychosis: Can this be real?

October 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wilkes County Public Library, 215 Tenth St.
North Wilkesboro, North Carolina 28659 United States
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Free

Event has been cancelled and will be rescheduled once Covid-19 restrictions are lifted. A curriculum designed to view schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders from the perspective of the individual experiencing the disorder.   The use of discussion and scenarios allows participants to learn interventions and strategies that provide supportive care to promote healthy outcomes. RSVP: mandy.matney@vayahealth.com

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The Many Faces of Antipsychotic Medications

October 2 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wilkes County Public Library, 215 Tenth St.
North Wilkesboro, North Carolina 28659 United States
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Free

Event has been cancelled and will be rescheduled once Covid-19 restrictions are lifted. As we age, the use of antipsychotic medications may become a challenge in itself. As you attend this class you will learn the importance of decreasing the use of antipsychotics (especially in dementia) and focus on other possible techniques to manage psychosis. As always, we include the action, use and side effects of this classification of medication. RSVP: mandy.matney@vayahealth.com

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Schizophrenia and Psychosis: Can this be real?

October 14 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
McDowell Senior Center, 100 Spaulding Rd.,
Marion, North Carolina 28752 United States
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Free

Event has been cancelled and will be rescheduled once Covid-19 restrictions are lifted. A curriculum designed to view schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders from the perspective of the individual experiencing the disorder.   The use of discussion and scenarios allows participants to learn interventions and strategies that provide supportive care to promote healthy outcomes. RSVP: terry.spencer@vayahealth.com

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The Many Faces of Antipsychotic Medications

October 14 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
McDowell Senior Center, 100 Spaulding Rd.,
Marion, North Carolina 28752 United States
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Free

Event has been cancelled and will be rescheduled once Covid-19 restrictions are lifted. As we age, the use of antipsychotic medications may become a challenge in itself. As you attend this class you will learn the importance of decreasing the use of antipsychotics (especially in dementia) and focus on other possible techniques to manage psychosis. As always, we include the action, use and side effects of this classification of medication. RSVP: terry.spencer@vayahealth.com

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Schizophrenia and Psychosis: Can this be real?

October 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Lois E Harrill Senior Center, 132 Poplar Grove Connector #A
Boone, North Carolina 28607 United States
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Free

Event has been cancelled and will be rescheduled once Covid-19 restrictions are lifted. A curriculum designed to view schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders from the perspective of the individual experiencing the disorder.   The use of discussion and scenarios allows participants to learn interventions and strategies that provide supportive care to promote healthy outcomes. RSVP: amy.penley@vayahealth.com

Find out more »

The Many Faces of Antipsychotic Medications

October 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Lois E Harrill Senior Center, 132 Poplar Grove Connector #A
Boone, North Carolina 28607 United States
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Free

Event has been cancelled and will be rescheduled once Covid-19 restrictions are lifted. As we age, the use of antipsychotic medications may become a challenge in itself. As you attend this class you will learn the importance of decreasing the use of antipsychotics (especially in dementia) and focus on other possible techniques to manage psychosis. As always, we include the action, use and side effects of this classification of medication. RSVP: amy.penley@vayahealth.com

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November 2020

A Rainbow of Mental Health: An Introduction

November 4 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
McDowell Senior Center, 100 Spaulding Rd.,
Marion, North Carolina 28752 United States
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Free

Event has been cancelled and will be rescheduled once Covid-19 restrictions are lifted. An introductory course designed to support an understanding of the most commonly diagnosed mental health related conditions in the aged population. This curriculum takes a person-centered approach to understanding classifications and care delivery. RSVP: terry.spencer@vayahealth.com

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Person (RE)ality: Why is Mine Different?

November 4 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
McDowell Senior Center, 100 Spaulding Rd.,
Marion, North Carolina 28752 United States
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Free

Event has been cancelled and will be rescheduled once Covid-19 restrictions are lifted. The reality of personality disorders is that they involve long-term patterns of thoughts and behaviors that are unhealthy and inflexible and, though similar, no two ever look exactly the same.  This course defines personality disorder, explores different types and examines challenges associated with providing care for individuals who are diagnosed with one. RSVP: terry.spencer@vayahealth.com

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A Rainbow of Mental Health: An Introduction

November 6 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Yadkin County Public Library, 233 E. Main St.,
Yadkinville, NC 27055 United States
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Free

Event has been cancelled and will be rescheduled once Covid-19 restrictions are lifted. An introductory course designed to support an understanding of the most commonly diagnosed mental health related conditions in the aged population. This curriculum takes a person-centered approach to understanding classifications and care delivery. RSVP: denee.shipman@vayahealth.com

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Person (RE)ality: Why is Mine Different?

November 6 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Yadkin County Public Library, 233 E. Main St.,
Yadkinville, NC 27055 United States
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Free

Event has been cancelled and will be rescheduled once Covid-19 restrictions are lifted. The reality of personality disorders is that they involve long-term patterns of thoughts and behaviors that are unhealthy and inflexible and, though similar, no two ever look exactly the same.  This course defines personality disorder, explores different types and examines challenges associated with providing care for individuals who are diagnosed with one. RSVP: denee.shipman@vayahealth.com

Find out more »

A Rainbow of Mental Health: An Introduction

November 6 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wilkes County Public Library, 215 Tenth St.
North Wilkesboro, North Carolina 28659 United States
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Free

Event has been cancelled and will be rescheduled once Covid-19 restrictions are lifted. An introductory course designed to support an understanding of the most commonly diagnosed mental health related conditions in the aged population. This curriculum takes a person-centered approach to understanding classifications and care delivery. RSVP: mandy.matney@vayahealth.com

Find out more »

Person (RE)ality: Why is Mine Different?

November 6 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wilkes County Public Library, 215 Tenth St.
North Wilkesboro, North Carolina 28659 United States
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Free

Event has been cancelled and will be rescheduled once Covid-19 restrictions are lifted. The reality of personality disorders is that they involve long-term patterns of thoughts and behaviors that are unhealthy and inflexible and, though similar, no two ever look exactly the same.  This course defines personality disorder, explores different types and examines challenges associated with providing care for individuals who are diagnosed with one. RSVP: mandy.matney@vayahealth.com

Find out more »

A Rainbow of Mental Health: An Introduction

November 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Lois E Harrill Senior Center, 132 Poplar Grove Connector #A
Boone, North Carolina 28607 United States
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Free

Event has been cancelled and will be rescheduled once Covid-19 restrictions are lifted. An introductory course designed to support an understanding of the most commonly diagnosed mental health related conditions in the aged population. This curriculum takes a person-centered approach to understanding classifications and care delivery. RSVP: amy.penley@vayahealth.com

Find out more »

Person (RE)ality: Why is Mine Different?

November 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Lois E Harrill Senior Center, 132 Poplar Grove Connector #A
Boone, North Carolina 28607 United States
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Free

Event has been cancelled and will be rescheduled once Covid-19 restrictions are lifted. The reality of personality disorders is that they involve long-term patterns of thoughts and behaviors that are unhealthy and inflexible and, though similar, no two ever look exactly the same.  This course defines personality disorder, explores different types and examines challenges associated with providing care for individuals who are diagnosed with one. RSVP: amy.penley@vayahealth.com

Find out more »

December 2020

Neurocognitive Disorders: Living with Dementia

December 4 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Yadkin County Public Library, 233 E. Main St.,
Yadkinville, NC 27055 United States
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Free

Commonly referred to as dementia, neurocognitive disorders can affect the way people perceive and engage with the world around them. This course looks at various classifications of neurocognitive disorders (NCDs), Delirium and common changes associated with each type. Tips for care giving are provided. RSVP: denee.shipman@vayahealth.com

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It’s a Brain Thing: The Study of Dementia Medications

December 4 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Yadkin County Public Library, 233 E. Main St.,
Yadkinville, NC 27055 United States
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Free

Dementia can be a frightening journey for the caregiver as well as the care recipient. Research continues to reveal more about this disease and the treatments that may help. This class will update the attendee on how medications can help, as well as it’s frustrating limitations. RSVP: denee.shipman@vayahealth.com

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Neurocognitive Disorders: Living with Dementia

December 4 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wilkes County Public Library, 215 Tenth St.
North Wilkesboro, North Carolina 28659 United States
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Free

Commonly referred to as dementia, neurocognitive disorders can affect the way people perceive and engage with the world around them. This course looks at various classifications of neurocognitive disorders (NCDs), Delirium and common changes associated with each type. Tips for care giving are provided. RSVP: mandy.matney@vayahealth.com

Find out more »

It’s a Brain Thing: The Study of Dementia Medications

December 4 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wilkes County Public Library, 215 Tenth St.
North Wilkesboro, North Carolina 28659 United States
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Free

Dementia can be a frightening journey for the caregiver as well as the care recipient. Research continues to reveal more about this disease and the treatments that may help. This class will update the attendee on how medications can help, as well as it’s frustrating limitations. RSVP: mandy.matney@vayahealth.com

Find out more »

Neurocognitive Disorders: Living with Dementia

December 9 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
McDowell Senior Center, 100 Spaulding Rd.,
Marion, North Carolina 28752 United States
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Free

Commonly referred to as dementia, neurocognitive disorders can affect the way people perceive and engage with the world around them. This course looks at various classifications of neurocognitive disorders (NCDs), Delirium and common changes associated with each type. Tips for care giving are provided. RSVP: terry.spencer@vayahealth.com

Find out more »

It’s a Brain Thing: The Study of Dementia Medications

December 9 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
McDowell Senior Center, 100 Spaulding Rd.,
Marion, North Carolina 28752 United States
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Free

Dementia can be a frightening journey for the caregiver as well as the care recipient. Research continues to reveal more about this disease and the treatments that may help. This class will update the attendee on how medications can help, as well as it’s frustrating limitations. RSVP: terry.spencer@vayahealth.com

Find out more »

Neurocognitive Disorders: Living with Dementia

December 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Lois E Harrill Senior Center, 132 Poplar Grove Connector #A
Boone, North Carolina 28607 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Commonly referred to as dementia, neurocognitive disorders can affect the way people perceive and engage with the world around them. This course looks at various classifications of neurocognitive disorders (NCDs), Delirium and common changes associated with each type. Tips for caregiving are provided. RSVP: amy.penley@vayahealth.com

Find out more »

It’s a Brain Thing: The Study of Dementia Medications

December 15 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Lois E Harrill Senior Center, 132 Poplar Grove Connector #A
Boone, North Carolina 28607 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Dementia can be a frightening journey for the caregiver as well as the care recipient. Research continues to reveal more about this disease and the treatments that may help. This class will update the attendee on how medications can help, as well as it’s frustrating limitations. RSVP: amy.penley@vayahealth.com

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