PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- To recognize National Safe at Home Week and to discuss innovative steps to create a safe and healthy home setting for people with Alzheimer's Disease and their caregivers, Griswold Home Care, a national non-medical home care company, will host a national webinar workshop on Thursday August 29th from 4-5 PM EST. This solutions-based webinar will include real stories from an occupational therapist and family caregiver who have lived/worked through home safety issues with people with Alzheimer's disease. Register for the webinar.
The company's webinar will highlight resources for people with Alzheimer's Disease and their family/professional caregivers so that they can better understand safety issues and develop best practice approaches to ensuring their safety and quality of life.
Christopher G. Kelly, Webinar host, MEd, Director of Learning and Development at Griswold Home Care explains,
"We are very fortunate to have access to great tools, checklists, and resources related to Home Safety for people with Alzheimer's Disease. It's equally important to validate the emotional side of Alzheimer's safety issues. This is the goal of our webinar."
Griswold Home Care'sfree webinar workshop will be hosted by Christopher G. Kelly, MEd, Director of Learning and Development at Griswold Home Care, Bridget Scheidler, OTR/L Occupational Therapist with Fox Rehabilitation, and Keith Lerner, family caregiver. The workshop features three parts:
Part 1: Share the emotional side of home safety issues for people with Alzheimer's Disease and their caregivers based on literature, advocacy and social media
Part 2: Hear real stories from an occupational therapist and a family caregiver who has lived/worked through home safety issues
Part 3: Present an Alzheimer's Home Safety Solutions toolkit that drives effective home safety planning and quality of life
Griswold Home Care is a mission-driven home care services company that celebrates, educates, and advocates the choice to remain independent at home. Our unique consumer-directed approach has restored balance and quality of life for clients since 1982.
Griswold Home Care was founded by Jean Griswold, wife of a Presbyterian Minister, in 1982 after being diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis and seeing the need for quality care in her community. Jean's mission of affordable care for all continues to spread today in 32 states with over 260 locally-owned territories in the US. Griswold Home Care refers caregivers who assist older adults with aging related needs such as Alzheimer's and other activities of daily living. Visit our websitehttp://www.griswoldhomecare.com and connect with us onFacebook andTwitter.
Media Contact: Derek Jones, Griswold Home Care, 855.269.8455, firstname.lastname@example.org
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