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Understanding the Stages of Dementia (The GEMS System)-(Lawrence County)-Registration Required

  • Bedford Public Library 1323 K Street Bedford, IN, 47421 United States (map)

This event is part of the Lawrence County "Caregiver University" Series.

This workshop offers an overview of Teepa Snow’s GEMS dementia classification model.  Each stage is compared to a gem and focuses on strengths and abilities, along with changes in each state.  There is an emphasis on understanding abilities, adjusting expectations, modifying cues and support, and improving communication and “hands on” care to meet ever-changing needs.

Participants can register by calling 812.275.4471 or by going to