Senior Spotlight: Early Memory Loss and Dementia Workshop 

Carol Higgins Taylor from Eastern Area Agency on Aging was in to tell us about a workshop they have coming up.EAAA has a day of information and resources on early memory loss and dementia planned for Wednesday, May 8th, 2013.The workshop will be held at My Friend’s Place at First United Methodist Church in Bangor. Registration starts at 8:30 a.m. and the workshop ends at 3:00 p.m.The workshop consists of a morning session, an afternoon session, question and answer, and a movie.The morning session is with Kathryn Pears, MPPM, speaking about Dementia Strategies. The afternoon session is a panel discussion with Julie Mallett (Legal Services for the Elderly0, Colleen Gross (Occupational Therapist), Penny Lamhut, MD (Board Certified Geriatrician), Barbara Fister (Co-Director of My Friend’s Place and Memory Joggers Coordinator). The Movie is called “Not a Still Life” a video of Donna Beveridge’s experience with early stage Alzheimer’s Disease.There will also be a door prize. It’s a painting called “Spirit of Life” by Donna Beveridge.If you are interested in registering for this workshop you need to call Eastern Area Agency on Aging at 941-2865.