Vote Now
Home | News | Events | Press | Contact  

About UseNewsletterMessage BoardsAction CenterAdvocateWalk to End Alzheimer’sShopDonate

Find your chapter:

search by state

In My Community
Dementia Care Training For Professional Caregivers
Text Size controlsNormal font sizeMedium font sizeLarge font size


Our Dementia Care Training for Professional Caregivers specifically aims to empower direct care workers from a variety of settings to provide the highest quality of care to persons with dementia.  The training is currently offered in English and Spanish.

This training meets for a full day, once a week for six weeks, at the Alzheimer’s Association, New York City Chapter.  Trainees who complete the program receive a certificate of attendance at a graduation ceremony which occurs during week seven.
Topics include:

  • Understanding the disease process
  • Enhancing communication
  • Creating meaningful activities
  • Managing challenging behaviors
  • Palliative care
  • Person-centered care
  • Home safety
  • Family interactions
  • Cultural awareness
  • Elder abuse
  • Self-care

This nationally-recognized training has made a significant difference in the lives of persons with dementia, their family members, and those who are paid to care for them.

For more information or to register, please contact our 24-hour Helpline at 800-272-3900.


 


 

Join or start a team today.

Find a Walk

Washington Alaska Texas Washington Oregon California Idaho Nevada Arizona Utah Montana Wyoming Colorado New Mexico Oklahoma Kansas Nebraska South Dakota North Dakota Minnesota Iowa Missouri Arkansas Louisiana Mississippi Illinois Wisconsin Michigan Indiana Kentucky Tennessee Alabama Florida Georgia South Carolina North Carolina Virginia West Virginia Ohio Maine Pennsylvania New York Vermont New Hampshire Massachusetts Rhode Island Connecticut New Jersey onClick= Delaware Maryland Hawaii Vermont New Hampshire Massachusetts Rhode Island Connecticut New Jersey Delaware Maryland Washington D.C.
Alzheimer's Association

Our vision is a world without Alzheimer's
Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association is the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.