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Interacting with the Elderly

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julee laporte

on 8 September 2016

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Transcript of Interacting with the Elderly

7th Grade Service Learning
Services for the Elderly
1. Home Health or Hospice
2. Independent Living
3. Assisted Living
4. Nursing Home

What kind of services are offered at Poydras Home?
What does aging mean to you?
- Daily care
- Activities
- Taking trips
What goes on in a nursing home?
1. Physical limitations
2. Communication barriers
3. Emotional reactions
What you might encounter

1. Physical limitations

2. Focus on things that are hard to forget

3. Memory and matching - but it might not work for everyone

4. You = helper extraordinaire!

by Mr. Del DeJean
Community Education Representative
Lakeside Hospice
Metairie, Louisiana
Interacting with the Elderly
Memory Care at Poydras
Caring for patients with Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia.

What is Alzheimer's? What is dementia?
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