Down Syndrome & Aging

When:
May 14, 2019 @ 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
2019-05-14T09:00:00-07:00
2019-05-14T12:00:00-07:00
Where:
Goodwill Airport Outlet
5950 NE 122nd Ave
Portland, OR 97230
USA
Cost:
$25/co-op member, $50/non-member. (Check or money order payable to 'Slipstream Dream.')
Contact:
Angie Townsend
503-568-9765

Assigned Host:

Slipstream Dream

Presenters:

Lori Thompson

Description:

This class will cover the major issues associated with the aging process for individuals with Down syndrome. Participants will learn about common medical, psychiatric, adaptive and cognitive issues often overlooked or incorrectly diagnosed. Different causes of functional decline will assist caregivers in supplying information to medical professionals and behavior consultant to assist in accurate diagnostic processes. Learn the hallmarks of dementia and how they are frequently confused with other medical or behavioral conditions. Learn how people providing direct support can make the most invaluable observations on a day to day basis.

Directions:

On the corner of 122nd and Airport Way. Parking is available in the back portion of the lot (away from the front doors), in the SW corner. Come through main entrance and walk straight ahead to the grey door in the very back of the store.

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