Health and Human Services Agency

El Dorado County Older Adult Day Services

(916) 358-3560

Free Dementia Education Workshop Offered

in El Dorado Hills in January 2019


The El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency, Older Adult Day Services program is pleased to present a free Dementia Education workshop. The workshop will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on January 26, 2019, at the El Dorado Hills Senior Center located at 990 Lassen Lane in El Dorado Hills. This program will help community members better understand dementia and how to support someone living with the disorder. 

The workshop will feature keynote presentations from local subject matter experts, including:

  • Overview of Dementia: How dementia originates from "brain failure", and common symptoms and complications of the disorder.
  • Managing Difficult Behaviors in Dementia: Methods of planning for and addressing the many difficult behaviors expressed by people with dementia.
  • Compassionate Self-Care: Exploring life changing ways to cultivate self-care in the midst of caregiving, using communication, tension releasing techniques and more.
  • Ask the Experts/Q&A Panel: Family Care Partners from the El Dorado County Family Caregiver Support and Older Adult Day Services programs, Alzheimer's Association and Del Oro Family Caregiver Resource Center will answer participant questions.   

The Dementia Education workshop is sponsored by "The Club" - El Dorado County Older Adult Day Services. Class size is limited and registration is required. Continental breakfast, sign-in and resource tables will be available at 8:30 a.m. The program will start promptly at 8:45 a.m. Lunch is included. Please call (916) 358-3560 or email to register for the event or for questions. 

Assistance with respite in-home care may be available. Those interested in respite care should contact the Del Oro Community Resource Center no later than January 17, 2019, at (916) 728-9333. For more information about services for older adults and caregivers in El Dorado County, including "The Club" - Older Adult Day Services, please visit


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