Down Syndrome & Aging

July 20, 2018 @ 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Kaiser Permanente (Town Hall Room)
3704 N Interstate Ave
Portland, OR 97227
$25/co-op member, $50/non-member. ()
Cindy Matzen
503-397-1922 x201

Assigned Host:

Riverside Training Centers, Inc.


Lori Thompson


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


I-5 North: Take the Kerby Ave exit – turn slight right onto N Kerby Ave. Turn right onto N Russell St, then turn right onto N Interstate Ave – building is on the right side.

I-5 South: Take the Alberta Street exit (exit 303) toward Swan Island. Keep right to take the ramp toward Swan Island, merge onto N Going St, turn left onto N Interstate Ave – building is on the right side

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