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Sensory Bags

Sensory bags can provide hours of engagement when used individually or with others. The bag provides a means of tactile engagement which can be used with individuals who have dementia, arthritis, stiff joints, rigid hand mobility or for those who just need to keep their hands busy.

These sensory bags are custom made based on his or her interests. The contents of the bags can also be customized to each individual based on their hobbies, interests, or work history, you can choose from a variety of prints and patterns such as...beach, sewing, fishing, first responders, baseball, Christmas, Halloween or other holidays. These bags can provide staff, family and friends with ideas for reminiscent discussions which can make visits more meaningful.

Only $20.00 includes shipping and handling.

 

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Family Caregiver Support

Are you a family caregiver and need additional support, click HERE for more information on how we at Good News can help.

Certified Dementia Practitioner Required Course

This is the required seminar for those pursuing the CDP certification and who qualify through the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners. To see if you qualify, please visit the NCCDP website at www.nccdp.org or just come for the education. Read more...

Dementia Friends

Dementia Friends is a global movement that is changing the way people think, act, and talk about dementia. Developed by the ALzheier's Society in the United Kingdom, the Dementia Friends initative is underway in Pennslyvania. By helping everyone in a community understand what dementia is and how it affecets people, each of us can make a difference for people touched by dementia. .Read more...

"Hand in Hand" - A CMS Training Series on Dementia Care and Abuse Prevention.

This training, recently created by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid services, was developed to provide individuals with the tools to emphasize person-centered care for seniors with dementia and the prevention of elder abuse. Read more...

Ageless Wisdom Workshops

Ageless Wisdom is an evidenced-based geriatric sensitivity training program that was developed by the Aging Institute of UPMC Senior Services and the University of Pittsburgh to provide participants with experiential training in normal and abnormal aging. It can only be taught by certified trainers. Read more...

Therapeutic Engagement Training

The latest research activity programming is proving to us that we need to go a step further and provide our activity participants with brain exercise and engagement at all levels of the disease process. Read more...

Behavior Management Training

This 2-hour interactive workshop will help participants become more aware of the triggers to behaviors, how to identify behaviors, prevent behaviors and manage behaviors in the individual suffering with dementia. Read more...

The Birds and Bees of Dementia Sexuality

The Birds are doing it. The Bees are doing it. Why not Grandma & Grandpa? Read more...

Lunch & Learn

Join us for the entire 12 part series, or just one individual session
Discover How to Reduce your risk, Restore Your Health, and Reverse the Effect's of Alzheimer's.

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I am Here Series

Interventions for Assessment of Mental Health in Elders with Resources and Education. Developed by the Geriatric Education Center of Pennsylvania and the University of Pittsburg Institute on Aging.

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