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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (Release) – Laramie County Community College and other sponsors host the virtual Fair of resources for the treatment of dementia Saturday 1 August 2020, from 9:00 to 15:30. The event is free and open to anyone who offers assistance to those living with Alzheimer’s disease or any dementia.

The Resource Fair will present two main speakers: at 9:00 in the morning, the geriatrician Dr. Cara Johnson will talk about the different types of dementia and the diagnosis process. At 12:30, the second keynote will be held by medical social worker Carol Taylor on the subject Off & Running: the motto of the assistance partner.

Other presentations include:

A “brain tour” and an explanation of dementia by neurologist Dr. Tracie Caller; Payment issues Medicare, Medicaid and long term care by Charlie Simeneo; Dementia-related behaviors presented by Natalie Cheevers, RN; Tips for successful communication by Carol Taylor; is Nutrition for those who live with dementia dietitian Anna Hambright.

There is no fee to attend the conference, although pre-registration is required. Sign up for the conference at 307.778.1236 or lccc.wy.edu/enrichment. Registrants will then receive links for presentations along with a resource information guide for those living with dementia.

Among the sponsors of the Resource Fair for dementia caregivers are: Laramie County Community College, Alzheimer’s Association – Wyoming, Wyoming Department of Health, Synergy HomeCare and Home Instead Senior Care.

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