Alzheimer’s Association Ventura County Office announces SAVVY Caregiver workshop series planned for May at Meditech Health Services located at 1650 Palma Drive, Ste. 101, Ventura.
The Savvy Caregiver is a 4-week program for family caregivers offering 12 hours of face-to-face training with dementia experts. This is the opportunity to go beyond introductory education offerings and truly hone caregiving skills and techniques.
The Savvy Caregiver program addresses your biggest concerns:
- Understanding Alzheimer’s and other related dementias.
- The toll of caregiving.
- Managing daily life and behaviors.
- Caring for yourself while caring for others.
- Decision making.
- Communicating with a person with dementia.
- Taking control.
- Goals for caregiving.
Workshop dates are Wednesdays May 3, 10, 17 and 24 from 9 a.m. to noon. Advanced registration required. Contact Monica Schrader at 494-5200, Ext. 101 for details.