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February 25, 2020, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ Wayne County Park Street Complex
Representatives from the Alzheimer’s Association, the Wayne County Area Agency on Aging and Wayne Memorial will facilitate a free evening of “education and fellowship” on the topic of effective communication strategies for caregivers and patients with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. The session aims to increase awareness and access to quality dementia care in Wayne, Pike and surrounding counties.
Carol Kneier, MS, RD, LDN, CDE, Wayne Memorial Community Relations manager. said the evening will focus on communication changes, decoding verbal and behavioral messages and learning how to respond, and identifying strategies to help people connect and communicate. Participants will also catalog available resources and services and discuss met and unmet needs in these areas
February 25, 2020, 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Wayne Highlands Middle School
A free, fun opportunity to strengthen family communication and promote family bonding. The program includes family games and activities, a free meal, prized childcare for younger sibling, youth skill building activities and interaction with other parents and caregivers.
Youth learn and practice:
? Setting positive future goals
? Peer pressure resistance skills
? Positive management of emotions— coping with stress
? Communication skills
Parents/Caregivers learn how to help their youth:
? Transition to the teen years and adjust to middle school
? Practice decision making and life skills including stress management, peer relationships and goal setting
? Strengthen peer pressure resistance skills to avoid risks and substance use
February 25, 2020, 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM @ Honesdale Behavioral Health
Join Honesdale Behavioral Health, part of the Wayne Memorial Community Health Centers, for a series of sessions for adults to use the expressive arts to discover, heal and find meaning.
Co-facilitated by Dorothy Waline, LCSW, and Hilary Cousins, LCSW.
February 25, 2020, 3:00 PM - 4:50 PM @ Honesdale Behavioral Health
Learn various relaxation, meditation, and mindfulness techniques in order to reduce feelings of stress, worry and anxiety. Co-facilitated by Amanda Vitali, LPC and Michelle Brown, LCSW, CAADC
February 25, 2020, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Wayne County Public Library
Lorenzo Cascia of Wells Fargo Bank presents a seminar covering completing of the FAFSA applications, applying for scholarships, estimating total costs, determining if you will need additional money and exploring additional financial options.