Harvesting Memories – A Dementia Caregiver Workshop

September 15, 2023 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm America/New York Timezone

Harvesting Memories – A Dementia Caregiver Workshop

Join Dr. Cate McCarty for an interactive workshop looking at the different types of dementia, the stages of the disease process, and best practices for creating quality of life for both the person living with dementia and their care partners.

Participants will:

  • Apply academic dementia staging tools to determine cognitive processing stage and age.
  • Practice Montessori strategies to adopt activities to support persons living with dementia – providing a prepared environment, incorporating cues and memory supports.
  • Create a personalized care strategy to provide meaningful interaction based on the person’s likes, dislikes, and personal history.

Attendees will receive a copy of Dr. Cate’s Harvesting Holiday Memories workbook to take home. Harvesting holiday memories provides practical guidance and memory engagement ideas to improve and fall or winter holiday.

Light refreshments will be served.

Dr. Cate McCarty, PhD.
Gerontologist, Author or Harvesting Holiday Memories, Feathering Your Nest, Creating a Blueprint for Comfort, and Graceful Alzheimer’s Care.

Please RSVP at https://harvestmemory1015.eventbrite.com

Event Location:
Wayside Chapel – Fellowship Hall
1705 Northwest Loop 410
San Antonio, TX 78213

Arden Courts
Promedica Memory Care
15290 Huebner Road
San Antonio, TX 78231


Author: Cate
Passionate about dementia care and quality of life throughout the last days of life----sums up Cate McCarty, Dr. Cate, Dementia Coach. With close to forty years of long-term care experience in nursing and recreation, a Master's in Thanatology and a PhD in Aging Studies, Dr. Cate seizes every opportunity to translate research into quality of life for individuals with dementia and all of us who have the honor to "rub elbows" with them.

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