Strategies for Excellence in Dementia Care
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Holiday Inn Valley View
PowerPoint Presentations from June 11, 2015 - Harrisonburg Workshop:
Dementia Care at Home: State of the Art in 2014 - Constantine G. Lyketsos, MD, MHS
Habilitation Therapy - Lorraine Kermond
Healthy Habits for a Healthier You!
Being My Mom's Mom - Loretta Veney
FAMILIES: Family Access to Memory Impairment and Loss Information, Engagement and Supports
Federally-funded research program that provides counseling, support and access to resources for caregivers over several months
The Alzheimer's Association and the University of Virginia Memory and Aging Care Clinic are working together on a grant funded program titled FAMILIES. Through this program there will be individual and family counseling sessions provided at no cost. If you, or someone you know, is a caregiver of someone with dementia and is under a great deal of stress, this program is created to help put together plans to care for the care partner, as well as the individual with memory loss. You may refer yourself or call to find out more. We encourage you to reach out for resources and support.
This is the first time this innovative program is being offered in Virginia. It is available to residents of:
To determine if you are eligible for this program or to learn more, call or email: (434) 982-4004 or email@example.com
(Living With Alzheimer's: Coping and Caring education series for caregivers, New Early Stage and Early Onset Support Groups, 10 Warning Signs presentations, Conferences and Workshops, Arts Fusion programs)
Living with Alzheimer's Disease: Coping and Caring
This program series is for persons diagnosed with early stage Alzheimer's and related dementias, as well as for caregivers, family and friends.
A Living with Alzheimer's Disease: Coping and Caring workshops are held over our entire chapter region.
Need more information, contact Annie Marrs at (434) 973-6122 ext.105 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Living with Alzheimer's - Caregiver Series Documents (PDFs)
The Central and Western Virginia Chapter trains volunteers from the community who are available to provide presentations on Alzheimer's disease and the Alzheimer's Association to audiences including senior centers, community organizations, clubs, churches, and schools.
If you would like to request a speaker or need further information or if you would like to become a Community Educator, contact:
(434) 973-6122, ext. 105 or e-mail: email@example.com
Information on other education programs:
Ellen Phipps, Vice President Programs and Services:
(434) 973-6122, ext. 103 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Connections: A Complete Activities Guide for Persons Diagnosed with Dementia
Connections has been designed to help caregivers structure the day and modify the environment in order to provide an opportunity for engagement in life for their family members. It provides the necessary tools and strategies for an enhanced Caregiver / Care-receiver relationship. To learn more about Connections or to order a copy, please click here.
Educational Programs Available to You
All programs are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted. To view or download our complete calendar of programs, workshops and conferences please click on the links to the program calendar above.
If you are not finding what you are looking for please contact the office nearest to you.