Lecture will focus on teaching and educating caregivers about proper safety at home, especially for Alzheimer’s/Dementia patients
- Labeling things at home
- Adapting to cognitive deficits
- Auditory/Visual Cues
- Safety at nighttime
- Modifying tasks and chores at home
Michelle Holmberg is the Director of Services for Cooperative Elder Services, Inc., leading program services and community partnerships. Michelle has her Masters in Community Social Psychology from the University of Massachusetts in Lowell. Her previous work focused on mental health education and suicide prevention, as well as workplace wellness and diversity, including LGBTQ cultural competency. Michelle was a proud member of the Acton Council on Aging Board for several years. She is an experienced public speaker, trainer, and published author.