For Professionals

Creating Better Days for People With Dementia: Practical Techniques for Professionals

Deborah Bier, PhD will present this informative workshop designed specifically for health care professionals working with individuals who have dementia.

The workshop will cover:

  • Culture change related to dementia and dementia care
  • How people with dementia have abilities, not just losses
  • Important person-centered dementia care best practices, including sample interventions for better hydration and sleep

Dr. Deborah Bier

Deborah Bier, PhD
Dementia Care Expert

Deborah Bier, PhD, has a masters in counseling psychology and a doctorate in therapeutic counseling. In addition, Debbie has obtained the following credentials:

  • Certified Alzheimer’s Educator™ – National Certification Board for Alzheimer & Aging Care
  • Certified Dementia Practitioner® – National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners
  • Certified Dementia Care Partner – Dementia Care Professionals of America, a division of the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America

For Family Caregivers

Creating Better Days for People With Dementia: Practical Techniques for Family Caregivers

Deborah Bier, PhD will present this informative workshop designed specifically for family caregivers caring for a loved one who have dementia.

The workshop will cover:

  • Why challenging behavior can happen
  • Five methods to create better days:
    1. Focus on feelings
    2. Mind your emotional displays
    3. Respect personal preferences
    4. Make care person centered
    5. Improve communication skills

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