SAVVY Caregiver workshop series

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.

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