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Mental Health & Caring – Advocating for Our Loved Ones

12:30pm - July 1, 2021 | Timezone: US/Eastern
Collaborating TTC: Central East MHTTC
Registration Deadline: July 1, 2021
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Presenter:
Loretta Veney
is a motivational teacher and trainer. Throughout her life, she has chronicled family events through journals, photos and videos seeking to capture every moment. After learning that her beloved Mother Doris was the first female in her family to suffer from dementia, Loretta began documenting the details of doctor visits, and recording people, places and things as a substitute for lost memory. She is also the author of Refreshment for the Caregivers Spirit (2017) Colors Flowing from My Mind (2019) and Being My Mom's Mom: A Journey Through Dementia from a Daughter's Perspective (2019).

 

Learning Objectives:

  • Define the role and required skills of an Advocate
  • Explain National Advocacy for Alzheimer's and Caregiving
  • Give examples of the role of the Advocate
  • Identify best practices for being an effective Advocate
  • Describe how to advocate for those who don't live with their loved ones
  • Define the role of an Ombudsman in solving issues

 

The Central East MHTTC is supporting this Baltimore Faith Based Commission for Behavioral Health-sponsored event.