The Municipality of Silves, through the service GAPI – Support Group for the Elderly, will promote in the months of April, May and June, a set of training actions focused on the theme of aging and problems in the elderly.
The initiative that results from a partnership with APAV (Portuguese Association for Victim Support) and with the Alzheimer Portugal Association, consists of three sessions, to be held on April 5th, May 18th and June 8th, at 2:30 pm, in the auditorium of the Municipal Library of Silves.
The training is aimed at those involved in the area of the elderly and the community in general.
On April 5, trainer Miguel Santos (APAV Jurist) will promote the action “Violence Against the Elderly”, where forms of violence will be addressed; the types of crime; the identification of victimization and intervention strategies.
On May 18, the training session “Alzheimer’s Disease and what we can do to prevent Dementia” will take place, which will work on aging and dementia; Alzheimer’s disease; the risk factors of dementia and the protective factors of dementia, with the trainer Margarida Ferreira (Psychologist of the Alzheimer Portugal Association).
Finally, on June 8, the action “Alzheimer’s Disease and other dementias” will address the definition; the main symptoms; diagnosis and intervention with the trainer Margarida Ferreira (Psychologist of the Alzheimer Portugal Association).
Registration is free and limited to a maximum number of 40 participants, and must be made until April 1st, May 16th and June 6th, with the GAPI of the Municipality of Silves (CMS), via the email address email@example.com. or from the telephone 282 440 800 (ext.: 2662)