Alzheimer’s Association care training

Alzheimer’s Association Savvy Caregiver Workshop Series for 2019 begins in February.

A professional-level dementia care training for the non-professional caregiver.

On Wednesdays in February (6th, 13th, 20th, 27th) from 1 – 4 p.m.To be held at Alzheimer’s Association Ventura County Regional Office located at 2580 E. Main Street, Ste. 201. Park behind the office.

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 is designed for those tending loved one in the mid-stage of the disease.

The Savvy Caregiver program addresses your biggest concerns:

  • · Understanding Alzheimer’s & other related dementias.
  • · The toll of caregiving.
  • · Managing daily life & behaviors.
  • · Caring for yourself, while caring for others.
  • · Decision making.
  • · Communicating with a person with dementia.
  • · Taking control.
  • · Goals for caregiving.

Space is limited and registration is required. To register call the Alzheimer’s Association at 800-272-3900 (24 hour line). Material fee only $25.

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