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Wilkes County Public Library

215 Tenth St.
North Wilkesboro, North Carolina 28659 United States

November 2020

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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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

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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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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

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December 2020

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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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

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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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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

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