Sharing the Journey
OceanView’s Memory Care Series
for Non-Professional Caregivers
Guest Speaker: Paul Raia, PhD
Vice President of Clinical Services,
Alzheimer’s Association, MA/NH Chapter
Thursday, May 1st, 6:30 p.m.
Dr. Raia has worked in the fields of gerontology and psychology for more than 30 years, the last 25 of which have been at the Alzheimer’s Association, MA/NH Chapter. As Vice President of Clinical Services, Dr. Raia initiated the first support group for individuals with early stage Alzheimer’s disease in the country. He has developed an approach to dementia care called “Habilitation Therapy” which focuses on the person’s emotions and remaining capacities. Many of his projects have become best-practice models and are replicated nationally. He serves on the Editorial Board of the American Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease and frequently contributes to various journals and publications, writing primarily on dementia as a treatable condition.
Limited Seating – RSVP 207-781-4460
This presentation is the third in a series which will include topics such as: communication basics, person-centered care, understanding behavior, activities for purpose and meaning, Habilitation Therapy, what to look for in a day services or residential environment, caring for the caregiver, and financial and legal planning. [Download Presentation Series Flyer Here]