Friday, October 14th
10:30 – 11:30am
Presented by Jake Sawyers – Dementia Care Specialist for Walworth County
Many people are unaware that vision/hearing loss are major contributors to Dementia symptoms. Furthering that point even more people are unaware that taking strides to improves one’s vision/hearing can actually improve or reverse dementia symptoms in some people. This presentation will introduce the statistics and research on this topic as well as address resources in our community that can help people dealing with vision/hearing loss.
This program is in-person at the library. No registration necessary.
Jake Sawyers is born and raised in Elkhorn. Jake is returning to his hometown to take on this position after working within the Senior Living industry for the last 5 years. This has been my dream job since my JR year at UW-Stevens Point. Dementia and caregiving our two of my biggest passions and I am excited to spread awareness and education about both!