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Train the Trainer Program: Caring for People with Alzheimer's Disease: A Habilitation Training Curriculum

For professionals who train direct care staff. The newly revised curriculum is a train-the-trainer model created to prepare attendees, already familiar with Alzheimer's and dementia care, to train direct care staff in a wide array of care settings. The 7-hour training teaches attendees the 13-hour curriculum in best Habilitation Therapy practices. Modules include a PowerPoint presentation, discussion activities, lecture and demonstration, role-play and group work. CEUs are included. For more information on upcoming training dates and locations view our community calendar.

Caregiver Support Group Facilitator Basic Training

This training is designed for professionals and former family caregivers who are interested in becoming facilitators for Alzheimer's Association affiliated caregiver support groups. The training is a pre-requisite for facilitating these groups. Training topics include: the fundamentals of Alzheimer's disease and related dementias, group dynamics, unique challenges and concerns that arise in dementia specific support groups, group management and promotion, and group facilitator roles and responsibilities. For more information and upcoming dates view our community calendar.

Customized In-services

Are you looking for something different than from what is listed above? Or perhaps you are looking for a speaker to present at an upcoming conference? Customized programs presented by our expert staff bring you the latest information on Alzheimer's care. For more information, please contact 800.272.3900.

Caregiver's Journey Conference: A conference for Alzheimer's Caregivers and Healthcare Professionals

SAVE THE DATE: April 26, 2018
Location: Crowne Plaza, Warwick, RI

This conference is for both caregivers and professionals who dedicate their lives to caring for people with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias. Caring for someone with Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia is truly a labor of love. We offer varied workshops throughout the day that provide caregivers and professionals with the tools to carry on their journey of caring and supporting persons with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias. For more information, click here or contact 800.272.3900.


Alzheimer's Association

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Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association is the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.