Benevilla, the West Valley’s premier human services nonprofit, today announced that Lori Nisson, LCSW from Banner Sun Health Research Institute will be sharing her expertise in the newest COMPASS Class titled Directions for Caregivers after the Dementia Diagnosis. This class will be held at Benevilla’s Surprise campus, 16752 N. Greasewood St., on Tuesday, December 1. The class will be from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Getting a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease/dementia can be daunting as daily life is often disrupted by the illness. This 90-minute class will help caregivers understand more about dementia and learn to implement eight practical strategies to get life back on track.
This class will be facilitated by Lori Nisson, LCSW from Banner Sun Health Research Institute, Family and Community Services Department. Lori Nisson is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and has spent the past twenty years specializing in working with adult and senior clients experiencing emotional, cognitive, and behavioral and substance abuse related problems. Lori joined the Banner Sun Health Research Institute team to assist in the development of the Family and Community Services program to better meet the needs of patients and families coping with challenges surrounding dementia and movement disorders by offering individual, group and family therapy and educational programming.
Join us at Benevilla on Tuesday, December 1, 2015. The event will be held from 10:00 a.m. 11:30 a.m. at the Benevilla main campus located at the Hellen & John M. Jacobs Independence Plaza, 16752 N. Greasewood Street in Surprise. Light refreshments will be served. Please call 623-584-4999 to reserve your space.
Started by the community and for the community in 1981, Benevilla is a not-for-profit human services agency dedicated to enhancing the lives of West Valley residents by providing care services for older adults, intellectually disabled adults, children, and families. For more information on services and volunteer opportunities, call 623-584-4999 or visit www.benevilla.org.