Dementia Live Comes to Newport
In conjunction with Age Friendly RI, the Edward King House Senior Center is proud to invite you to participate in Dementia Live. Dementia Live® is an experience that immerses participants into what life might be like living with cognitive impairment and sensory change. Utilizing specialized gear that simulates dementia specific changes that include altered eyesight, hearing and tactile sensation, this safe experience is a powerful and effective tool to strengthen care partner’s understanding of and empathy for persons living with dementia. Gaining a first-hand understanding of anxiety, isolation, frustration, confusion, and more, Dementia Live uniquely empowers caregivers with tools to improve communication, care processes, and the environment.
This is a one hour (total time) hands-on immersive experience that we hope will leave a lasting impression on all of us as professionals, caregivers, policy makers and community members. Please follow the link below to register for a time session that fits your schedule. There is no cost to participate. There is only room for 4 participants at a time for each session so you can only register as an individual. There are three days currently assigned with 5 sessions each day. Questions? Give me a call at 401-846-7426 ext 1. This is a first come-first served opportunity.
Click on the date below to register: