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Powerful Tools for Caregivers

Join us for this 6-part series presented by AARP and the Area Agency on Aging.  The classes in this series build on each other so participants should plan on attending all six.

Class #4: Communicating in Challenging Situations

"Participants practice two communication tools – assertiveness and Aikido – which are helpful in difficult situations. They learn a four-step process, called DESC (Describe, Express, Specify, and Consequence) for using the assertive style of communication. With Aikido, participants learn how to align and find 'common ground' with a person who is distressed. A segment highlights guidelines for communicating with a person who is memory impaired."

Description provided by: http://www.powerfultoolsforcaregivers.org/

Registration Required. To register contact: 

Holly Pilson
Caregiver Resource Specialist
Cape Fear Area Agency on Aging
910-274-0339
hpilson@capefearcog.org

Date:
Tuesday, Oct 23rd 2018 Show more dates
Time:
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Location:
Pine Room
Campus:
Northeast Library
Categories:
  Adult Programs