People with dementia often have trouble expressing their emotions. While they may appear distant, signs of depression can be overlooked. Tune into this event with leading Psychologist, Dr. David Hart, for a Caregiver’s Guide to Understanding Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia.
Using Dan Siegel’s Hand Model of the Brain, you will learn the neurobiology of cognitive, behavioral, and functional changes associated with each stage of dementia. Person-centered strategies for advancing patient and caregiver wellness will also be discussed.
At Kensington Senior Living, our promise is to love and care for your family as we do our own. Our mission, to improve and preserve the quality of life for every resident, is a collaborative effort. To that end, we have built strong relationships with expert professionals who keep us current with the latest advances in care, management and treatment of conditions that affect seniors and their families.
David Hart, Ph.D. is a clinical mental health counselor with 20 years of experience working with people with dementia and their families. Dr. Hart received his Ph.D. in Counseling from the University of Missouri – St. Louis and was formerly the Director of Education at Alzheimer’s Family Center – a state-of-the-art adult day health care center affiliated with Hoag Hospital’s Neurosciences Institute. Currently, Dr. Hart is Director of Community Health at Always Best Care Senior Services and Director of Clinical Training for the Department of Counseling at California State University, Fullerton. Dr. Hart is the Founding Chair of the South Bay Dementia Education Consortium, is Co-Chair of the Orange County MFT Consortium, and has presented his published research at national and international conferences.