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I Am Here: Creative and Therapeutic Support for the Dementia Caregiver
Start Date: 11/3/2018Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Date: 11/3/2018End Time: 12:30 PM

Event Description
This lecture and interactive workshop will provide caregivers with creative, therapeutic techniques and resources to help navigate their everyday challenges and support the dementia caregiving role. A Drexel University trained creative arts therapy team (art therapist, music therapist, dance/movement therapist) well versed in senior and dementia care and the effects of caregiver stress on overall quality of life, will present an overview of their complementary disciplines and the benefits of employing specific therapeutic interventions to foster engagement and sense of self. Presenters will share practical tools and creative techniques for caregivers to use right away, to help promote overall wellness, resiliency, and connection within the dementia-caregiver relationship. Participants will have the opportunity to explore resource stations and speak with local aging and dementia professionals at the end of the event.

For more information, or to register, please click here.
Contact Information:
Email: ce@drexel.edu
Drexel University Center City Campus
Room 612A, Three Parkway Building, 1601 Cherry Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102
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