Courses

The Virtual Dementia Tour is a hands-on exercise that allows participants to experience what it would be like to live with dementia.



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We will briefly discuss our work on educating the public about businesses, scams, and other specific BBB niche services we provide to the local Eastern NC marketplace. Learn about the most common scams and how to protect yourself and loved ones from becoming a victim.



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This 3 part series that begins with a screening of the PBS Frontline film "Being Mortal". Based on the best selling book by Atul Gawande, MD, this documentary explores the hopes of patients and their families facing terminal illness and their relationships with the physicians who treat them.



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Come meet the staff of the Mid-East Commission Area Agency on Aging and learn about the ways we work within our communities and how we might serve you, a family member or a neighbor. Each will share information about programs, services and responsibilities of the positions we hold followed by a question and answer session.



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The 2-hour class will review North Carolina laws and Clerk of Superior Court requirements in settling estates. Participants will learn what to expect in settling an estate, how advance planning can make administration easier on your loved ones and how to save money and time in the process. The class will include opportunity for general Q & A but is not intended to provide specific legal advice for individual cases.



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The Positive Approach to Care model can help caregivers be more effective as they focus on the positive and utilize different physical approaches and communication techniques. The second part of the course will provide tips on finding more joy in caregiving. The course is recommended for any caregivers, especially those caring for people living with dementia, or individuals in organizations that have a caregiving mission.



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Learn how to transition your eating pattern to the MIND approach. The MIND diet, which stands for Mediterranean-DASH Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay, was ranked as the 4th overall best diet by US News and World Report last year, as well as, 4th best heart healthy and also 4th easiest to follow.



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This course covers the impact of nutrition on disease prevention and treatment in mature adults. Through this course, the participants learn fad diets, quality food, necessary/unnecessary supplements, and safe exercises.



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