In this hilarious, heartwarming, and informative keynote, Elaine shares real-life stories and insights into dealing with dementia-related surprising and inappropriate sexual behavior. In addition, she provides strategies for reducing stress and improving communication with people who are living with Alzheimer’s and other cognitive impairments.
Caregivers come away:
- Being aware of how unmet needs can look like anger, aggression, and other challenging behaviors
- Understanding the importance of joining people with cognitive disorders where they are
- Knowing some new methods for improving communication and reducing agitation and stress for the care receiver as well as the caregiver
- Understanding that surprising and inappropriate sexual behavior is not unusual in stroke survivors, people who take Dopamine to control the symptoms of Parkinson’s, and Individuals living with Alzheimer’s and other cognitive disorders