LIFE CHANGING WORKSHOPS  

with Crystal Dickerson, PAC Certified Independent

Dementia Trainer

THE DEMENTIA JOURNEY HALF-DAY WORKSHOP, GREENVILLE SC

With Peggy Masterson, NCCDP and Crystal Dickerson, PAC-Certified Trainer

Two local experts in dementia care have teamed up to be your guides in The Dementia Journey!

In this hands-on, interactive, FUN workshop you will learn

  • What is actually happening to the brain with dementia

  • How to respond to typical problems like repeated questions, sundowning, refusing self-care, and inappropriate behavior

  • Why sensory changes can cause safety issues, and what to do about it

  • How to stay engaged with the person with dementia in a positive, caring, and joyful way

Saturday, March 30, 2019   9am - 1pm

St Matthew United Methodist Church, 701 Cleveland Street

Greenville, SC 29601

IS THIS DEMENTIA OR NORMAL AGING?

​We all change as we age.  What does normal aging look like? What symptoms might indicate dementia or another illness? What should you do if you are concerned about yourself or a loved one? 

DEMENTIA WITH LOVE HALF-DAY WORKSHOP

In this half-day, interactive workshop you will learn about the Positive Approach to Dementia Care. You will understand that dementia is more than memory loss, and you’ll develop skills to...

  • Take care of yourself and your loved one

  • Reduce their distress and yours

  • Keep them engaged in relationships & activities that bring them joy

  • Keep them safe

  • Form a team of care partners so you’re not doing this alone

  • See what they still have left, not just what they’ve lost

  • Practice valuable skills including Hand Under Hand and Positive Physical Approach

Saturday, March 23, 2019 9am - 1pm

First Baptist Church, 150 S Church St

Mooresville, NC 28115

Saturday, April 6, 2019  9am - 1pm

First United Methodist Church

217 S Church St, Salisbury, NC 28144

SENSORY CHANGES THAT THREATEN YOUR LOVED ONE'S SAFETY

Understand what they see, hear, feel, and process as dementia progresses. Explore ways to keep them safe.  This information will "open your eyes"!

STOP THE MADNESS AND LEARN HOW TO CONNECT WITH LOVE

Learn Positive Physical Approach and Hand Under  Hand, valuable  techniques to more easily connect and communicate with your loved one as dementia progresses. Don't miss this one!

STOP THE MADNESS AND LEARN TO CONNECT WITH LOVE, PART 2

Take your Hand Under Hand skills to the next level! We will review using this vital skill to aid in guiding and balancing when walking. Then you will learn to use this calming connection to help with dressing, grooming, bathing, eating, and other daily activities.

Crystal Dickerson

Dementia Trainer  & Advocate

PAC Certified Independent Trainer

My mission…

  • Dementia care CAN and SHOULD BE better than it is today.

  • I promise what I teach will transform life for you, your loved one and your family.

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