FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Sun Valley Lodge
Phone (623) 933-0133
Fax (623) 933-5846
“Sharing Holiday Time with Persons with Dementia” Workshop
Sun City, Arizona – Monday, November 01, 2010 –Sun Valley Lodge and Hospice of the Valley are partnering to host a workshop for the friends and family members of persons with dementia on Thursday, November 11th at 3:00 PM.
The overall goal of this interactive presentation is to assist participants in understanding some of the common holiday-related issues that people with dementia may have. The unique considerations for holiday time with patients with dementia will be discussed including possible safety concerns and the importance of adjusting expectations related to celebrating the holidays.
Sun Valley Lodge Assisted Living Manager Blanche Forrester says that the holidays can be particularly difficult for those suffering with dementia. “We feel this program will help families and professionals construct plans to successfully manage the holiday season and improve the quality of life for both the patients and caregivers.”
Sun Valley Lodge welcomes the public and health professionals to attend this informative and free discussion. Sun Valley Lodge is located at 12415 N. 103rd Avenue in Sun City. Seating is limited. Please call (623) 933-0137 to reserve a seat.
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