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South Iredell Senior Center

202 North Church St.
Mooresville, North Carolina 28115 United States

July 2020

Overcoming Communication Barriers in Dementia

July 8 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
South Iredell Senior Center, 202 North Church St.
Mooresville, North Carolina 28115 United States
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Event has been cancelled and will be rescheduled once Covid-19 restrictions have been lifted. Communication is the string that ties us all together.  If that string isn’t strong enough or is broken, our relationships tend to unravel.  This curriculum is designed to look at common communication problems and methods to make it an easier and more efficient process.  We’ll look at examples of communication to use, and … those not to use. RSVP: jeffrey.dula@vayahealth.com

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August 2020

Commonly Misused Medications: Understanding Medication Side Effects on the Aging Brain

August 12 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
South Iredell Senior Center, 202 North Church St.
Mooresville, North Carolina 28115 United States
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Did you know that misuse of medications is a growing problem in older adults?  This training identifies commonly misused medications, discusses the physiological differences related to aging, and treatments and interventions. Attending this course can shed light on the various contributors to this growing problem. We also discuss the possibilities of how we can help as individuals and as a society. RSVP: jeffrey.dula@vayahealth.com

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September 2020

Post traumatic Stress Disorder: Invisible Scars

September 9 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
South Iredell Senior Center, 202 North Church St.
Mooresville, North Carolina 28115 United States
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This presentation explores relevant information pertinent to traumatic events and experiences. Through classroom conversation and exercises, participants learn ways to support individuals who may have experienced a traumatic event; which may lead to Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.  Resiliency methods will be employed as methods to treat and heal the invisible scars. RSVP: jeffrey.dula@vayahealth.com

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October 2020

Schizophrenia and Psychosis: Can this be real?

October 14 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
South Iredell Senior Center, 202 North Church St.
Mooresville, North Carolina 28115 United States
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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: jeffrey.dula@vayahealth.com

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November 2020

A Rainbow of Mental Health: An Introduction

November 4 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
South Iredell Senior Center, 202 North Church St.
Mooresville, North Carolina 28115 United States
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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: jeffrey.dula@vayahealth.com

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December 2020

Neurocognitive Disorders: Living with Dementia

December 9 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
South Iredell Senior Center, 202 North Church St.
Mooresville, North Carolina 28115 United States
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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: jeffrey.dula@vayahealth.com

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