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These programs are designed to help persons with dementia, family caregivers and anyone interested in learning about Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders.  They are free and open to the public.  Professional care providers are welcome to attend, no Continuing Education Contact Hours are offered for these presentations.  See a list of upcoming programs.   For more information, contact our 24/7 Helpline 800.272.3900.

Conversations About Dementia: Tips to Help with Family Conversations- 1 hr session
This workshop will offer tips on how to have honest and caring conversations with family members about going to the doctor, deciding when to stop driving, and making legal and financial plans.

When Safety Becomes a Challenge- 1-hr session
The focus of this program includes understanding the impact of Alzheimer’s on personal safety, identifying common safety issues and identifying solutions for persons with dementia and their care partners.

When Realities Collide: Interacting with a Person with Dementia- 1-hr session
Expand your knowledge on caring for a person with dementia or Alzheimer’s in your home including information on communication, challenging situations and caregiver stress.

When Alzheimer's Comes to Church- 2 1-hr sessions
This free two-part training is directed towards faith leaders and church community members. Learn what Alzheimer's is and what faith communities can do to assist those affected by dementia. Learn how to make the most of visits, how to welcome an Alzheimer's family into your congregation, and how to help Alzheimer's families within the community.

Show Me How- 1-hr session
This is an interactive program for caregivers to learn strategies for responding to challenging situations. The goal is to use techniques in communication that will result in positive experiences for both the caregiver and the care recipient.


 

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