A free virtual expert series program, “Better Communication with Memory Loss,” will take place from 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday, June 26.

It’s organized by Alzheimer’s Association Miami Valley Chapter.

Registration is required by calling the Alzheimer’s Association 24/7 Helpline at 800-272-3900 or at communityresourcefinder.org.

Featured expert Teresa Youngstrom is a registered nurse, speaker, staff trainer, consultant and podcaster. She will discuss the memory loss that happens with dementia and frequently involves a decline of communication skills. She will discuss many ways for caregivers and families to develop skills like pacing, pausing, reflecting and more.

To learn more about Alzheimer’s or other dementia and to access free support and resources, visit alz.org/dayton or call 937-291-3332 or the 24/7 Helpline at 800-272-3900.

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A version of this article appeared in the June 19 2024 print edition of the Western Wayne News.