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The Alzheimer's Association is committed to helping professionals improve their knowledge and skills, build stronger teams and deliver better care to people with dementia and their families. Our training and education programs are geared toward professionals working in both community-based and residential care settings. Our programs have been attended by activity professionals, administrators, nurses, occupational therapists, direct care workers, physical therapists, social workers and staff trainers.

Are you looking for dementia training for your organization? Or perhaps you are looking for a speaker to present at an upcoming conference? The Greater Michigan Chapter has a variety of programs presented by our expert staff to bring you the latest information on Alzheimer’s care. For more information on fees and availability, please email helplinegmc@alz.org or call 800.272.3900.

Caring for People with Alzheimer's Disease: A Habilitation Training Curriculum

For professionals who train direct care staff.

The newly revised Habilitation Curriculum is a train the trainer model created to prepare attendees, already familiar with Alzheimer’s and dementia care, to train direct staff in a wide array of care settings. The 7-hour training teaches the 13-hour curriculum in best Habilitation Therapy practices. Modules include a Power point presentation, discussion activities, lecture and demonstration, role-play and group work.
Contact Jean Barnas (jbarnas@alz.org | 248.996.1033) for pricing and to learn more.