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As leaders in creating education programs for professionals working with those with dementia and their care partners, we can help you improve their quality of life.

Services:

Inservice Programs:

The three in-service programs below are designed for direct care workers who provide care for individuals with Alzheimer's disease or dementia. Programs must be scheduled at least 30 days in advance and have a minimum of 10 participants. Programs will be scheduled based on the availability of the Alzheimer's Association instructors.

Coping Keys for the Professional Caregiver: Dementia Basics
This program defines dementia and its symptoms and discusses how these symptoms affect the abilities of people with dementia.

Coping Keys for the Professional Caregiver: Communication
This program describes the communication challenges faced by people with dementia and identifies communication strategies for improving verbal and non-verbal communication.

Coping Keys for the Professional Caregiver: Behavior
This program identifies ways dementia affects behavior, reviews possible causes of various behaviors, and explores potential responses to challenging behavior.

To inquire about scheduling one of these in-service programs please contact us at (518) 867-4999 or infoneny@alz.org.
 

Train the Trainer:

This program is presented using a "train the trainer" model and is intended to prepare participants to train their direct care staff in a wide variety of settings. Topics covered include a basic overview of dementia, person centered care, communication, behaviors, personal care/ADL's, activities and team building. 

For information on future Train the Trainer programs, please contact us at (518) 867-4999 or infoneny@alz.org.
 

2020 New York State Professional Conference:

Held in April this conference is a full day of workshops tailored towards professionals working with those diagnosed with Alzheimer's or a related dementia.
SW, LMHC, ADM & NSG CEU's anticipated.
 

Wednesday, April 15, 2020
Albany Marriott

  • Hear the latest in research from Dr. Carl V. Hill, Vice President Scientific Engagement for the Alzheimer’s Association, and Dr. David E. Hart, Associate Professor of Neurology at The Alzheimer’s Center at Albany Med 
  • Participate in a live, interactive caregiver simulation, presented by NYS Caregiving and Respite Coalition (managed by LifeSpan) 
  • Network with others in your industry
  • Learn to apply the new Dementia Care Practice Recommendations within your care setting

Registration & Workshop information coming soon!