Homedementia

dementia

The challenges of Alzheimer and dementias

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 Location: Madrid

To call for a political commitment to make Alzheimer's a strategic priority in the scientific, health and care fields, and to prioritise research as the only way to beat the disease, we are organising, together with the Spanish Neurology Society (SEN), the Spanish Alzheimer's Confederation (CEAFA), the Matia Foundation and HelpAge, the event "The challenges of Alzheimer's and dementias" in the Congress of Deputies this coming Monday, 13 September, at 10 am, in the Ernest Lluch Room.

Professionals

3rd Conference on Psychogerontology: Person-centred Neuropsychology

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 Location: Madrid

The Official College of Psychologists of Madrid and the Spanish Association of Psychogerontology (AEPG) are organising this conference, in collaboration with the IMSERSO, to seek ways of union and synergies between psychogerontology and neuropsychology.

Professionals

Workshop: "Improving the well-being of people with dementia by managing appropriate behavioural disturbances. Focusing on the person, not the impairment".

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 Location: Santiago de Compostela

Workshop given by Cristina Buiza, researcher and psychologist at Matia, which offers another look at behavioural disorders in dementia from the approach of Person-Centred Care (PCA).

This course is taught in a theoretical and practical session in which we will deal with real cases, and non-pharmacological practices that address the disorders that often appear in people with dementia, from a person-centred perspective, will be presented.

Professionals

Chair in Well-being and Health: Presentation of the "Guide for dementia-friendly housing".

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 Location: Santander

Conference given by Álvaro García, PhD in Psychology and researcher at the Matia Institute Foundation as a researcher in issues related to the gerontological field, in which he will present an innovative guide aimed at elderly people or those in the process of ageing who live with dementia and their carers and socio-family environment. This material offers simple and useful information to identify the particular needs of those living with dementia and analyses in detail the possibilities offered by adapting our home to this reality.

Professionals