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Family Caregiver Education

Family Caregiver Education is specifically designed by topic to help caregivers through specific challenges.
CLICK HERE to see a calendar of scheduled classes and topics.


For Early Stage Caregivers

An early stage education program by the alzheimer’s association
In the early stage of Alzheimer’s disease, families face new questions as they adjust. What does the diagnosis mean? What kinds of plans need to be made? What resources are available to help? Join us for this 3-part series to hear practical answers to the questions that arise in the early stage. Hear from those directly affected and learn what you can do to cope with the changes that come with an early-stage diagnosis.

Dates: January 14 - Dementia, Acceptance, & Coping strategies
             January 21 - Coping Strategies, Building a Care team
             January 28 - Resources, Your medical care team, Medications & Clinical trials
             February 4 - Legal, Financial
             February 11 - Safety
             February 18 - Stages, Stress, & The Caregiver

Primeplus
7300 Newport Ave #100 • Norfolk, VA 23505
9:00 am - 11:00 am

Events are FREE but registration is required.
RSVP- Primeplus 757-625-5857

Download the flyer here.


Family Orientation

Orientation sessions for families of recently diagnosed individuals are available each month. Orientations cover a variety of information including an overview of Alzheimer's disease, first steps to take after receiving a diagnosis and helpful community resources. Download a schedule here.

All orientations are FREE, but registration is required.

NORFOLK — call 800.272.3900 to register

When:
1st Tuesday of each month from 6:00 - 8:00 PM*
3rd Tuesday of each month from 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM*

Where:
Alzheimer's Association
6350 Center Drive, Suite 102 (Building 5)
HAMPTON - call 800.272.3900 to register

When:
3rd Tuesday of each month from 5:30 - 7:30 PM*

Where:
Sentara Careplex, Hampton (Conference Room A)
WILLIAMSBURG — call 800.272.3900 to register

When: By appointment

Where:
Williamsburg Branch Office, 213 McLaws Circle, Suite 2B

*Orientation dates and times sometimes change, please call to verify specific dates/times.


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