Caregiver Workshop Covers Stages of Dementia and Dementia-Related Hospice Care

Caregivers of Central Union Church Adult Day Care & Day Health Center were invited to attend a FREE workshop hosted by the Center and Central Union Church. This month’s workshop featured guest speaker Dr. Ritabelle Fernandes, MD (Geriatrician with Palliative Care Specialty, Medical Director, Bristol Hospice, Co-PI on Hawaii Alzheimer’s Disease Initiative Grant) and covered the stages of dementia, criteria for hospice eligibility for persons with advanced dementia and services offered under the hospice benefit for persons with advanced dementia.