North Shore Elder Services will host, “Understanding Dementia: Concepts and Techniques” presented by award-winning memory care program developer, researcher, and author, Joshua J. Freitas, M.Ed., CADDCT, CAEd. Joshua holds five certifications related to dementia care and has studied at some of the world’s most renowned institutions, including California Institute of Integral Studies, Lesley University, Harvard University, and Berklee College of Music. His cutting-edge training philosophy is pushing the dementia care industry forward. The “dementia concept” is very simple; the better we understand dementia, the better we can connect and the better we can engage. Saturday, October 22nd from 9:30am – 1:30pm (a four hour certification presentation) Tuesday, October 25th and Wednesday, October 26th from 6:30pm – 8:30pm (four hour certification presentation conducted in 2 two-hour sessions) This four hour certification is for the National Institute of Dementia Education (NIDE) Certified Dementia Advocate (NC-DA). These free sessions will be held at North Shore Elder Services (NSES), 300 Rosewood Drive, Suite 200, Danvers, MA 01923. Josh has previously presented at NSES to a full house. We anticipate reservations to fill quickly. Register now at http://tinyurl.com/DementiaConcepts.