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February 2017

The BridgeHaven Learning Series – Dementia: Communication Techniques

February 6, 2017, 5:30 pm - 6:45 pm
Oakland Public Library – Eastmont Branch, 7200 Bancroft Avenue #211
Oakland, CA 94605 United States
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adult child comforts her senior parent

Join Us for a 4-Part Education Series on Alzheimer’s & Other Dementias. Learn how to utilize dementia-specific communication methods to both overcome challenging behaviors and create positive emotional connections.

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March 2017

The BridgeHaven Learning Series – Dementia, Art and Creativity

March 6, 2017, 5:30 pm - 6:45 pm
Oakland Public Library – Eastmont Branch, 7200 Bancroft Avenue #211
Oakland, CA 94605 United States
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The BridgeHaven Learning Series – Dementia, Art & Creativity

Join Us for a 4-Part Education Series on Alzheimer’s & Other Dementias. Learn how to utilize dementia-specific communication methods to both overcome challenging behaviors and create positive emotional connections.

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April 2017

The BridgeHaven Learning Series – Creating a Dementia-Inclusive Society

April 3, 2017, 5:30 pm - 6:45 pm
Oakland Public Library – Eastmont Branch, 7200 Bancroft Avenue #211
Oakland, CA 94605 United States
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Dementia: creating an inclusive society.

Join Us for a 4-Part Education Series on Alzheimer’s & Other Dementias. Learn how to utilize dementia-specific communication methods to both overcome challenging behaviors and create positive emotional connections.

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June 2017

The Human Voice & The Power of Humanity

June 7, 2017, 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Mercy Retirement & Care Center, 3431 Foothill Blvd
Oakland, CA 94601 United States
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June is National Aphasia Awareness Month.

10 million+ people live with voicelessness. Many use awkward text-to-speech devices to express themselves - with no nuance for age or gender. Science is revealing more about the causes of voicelessness and now technology is offering new solutions. You can get involved by donating your own voice to help another person get matched to a voice more personal and expressive for them. Find out how at this exciting event! About the Speaker Ruby Jordan is a 7th grader at Ecole…

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September 2017

Side by Side: Understanding Dementia within Our Community

September 23, 2017, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mercy Retirement & Care Center, 3431 Foothill Blvd
Oakland, CA 94601 United States
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*Seating is limited. RSVP to Mindy Creson at: 510-246-1173 or MCreson@ElderCareAlliance.org Agenda 10:00 am: Welcome and Introduction 10:15 am – 11:00 am: Dementia 101: Understanding the Brain & Means of Communication Includes an overview of the disease process and the different ways the brain is affected. We will also examine the role of the physical environment and suggest ways to maximize independence and reduce feelings of anxiety and confusion. In addition we’ll discuss how to use language, tone of voice…

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August 2021

Speed Networking & End of Summer BBQ

August 12, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Mercy Retirement & Care Center, 3431 Foothill Blvd
Oakland, CA 94601 United States
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It seems like time is flying by so fast these days and summer is almost over! We are hosting another amazing networking event on Thursday, 8/12/21 from 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. at Mercy Retirement & Care Center. This event will be a Speed Networking & BBQ End of Summer-themed event! Come by, indulge in some delicious BBQ appetizers prepared by our amazing Chef James, while enjoying some champagne! Due to social distance requirements and the safety of everyone, we…

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