Caring for a Person with Dementia

Education and training are available to help caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia increase their skills and wellness. We offer online training as well as in-person classes and workshops in Upstate New York, including Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Hamilton, Warren, and Washington counties.

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Get the Education You Need to Help an Individual with Dementia

Our team at the Center for Neurobehavioral Health’s Alzheimer’s Disease Caregiver Support Initiative offers training and education services on topics of dementia caregiving for both at-home caregivers and professional health care providers.

Whether you live in Plattsburgh NY, Lake Placid NY, Long Lake NY, or even Granville NY, we’re here to help. Our services include free online dementia training as well as in-person dementia caregiver classes and Alzheimer’s disease education workshops.

Caregiver education and training are available and provide the necessary knowledge and information to enable caregivers to navigate through the progression of dementia. The current topics may include, but are not limited to:

  • Dementia and its progression
  • Behavior management strategies and interventions
  • Coping skills
  • Resource availability and caregiver wellness

Sometimes you may feel that you don’t know how to care for your loved one who has Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia. You are not alone. Each day may bring different challenges. Learning about Alzheimer’s disease and dementia can help you understand and cope with these challenges. A variety of in-person and/or virtual caregiver education and training programs are available throughout the Upstate New York region.

Contact our Education Coordinator to learn more about our free Alzheimer’s disease and dementia caregiver education and training programs.

Kristen Osterhoudt: (518) 832-4992

  • Education Coordinator for the following Counties – Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Hamilton, Warren, and Washington Counties
  • Education Coordinator for the following Cities – Plattsburgh, Elizabethtown, Ticonderoga, Lake Placid, Saranac Lake, Tupper Lake, Malone, Hogansburg, Indian Lake, Long Lake, Speculator, Glens Falls, Lake George, Queensbury, Fort Ann, Fort Edward, Granville, and Whitehall

If you do not see your city is not listed, please call us to see if we cover your area.

Read Our Dementia Educational Articles For More Information

If you’re interested in learning more about Alzheimer’s disease and caring for a person with dementia, then check out our educational articles linked below, which will provide additional insight and guides to follow.

Your Guide to Caring for a Person with Alzheimer’s Disease

Caring for a Person with Alzheimer’s Disease – Your Easy-To-Use Guide from the National Institute on Aging

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Understanding Alzheimer’s disease Guide

Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease – What You Need to Know from the National Institute on Aging

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Understanding Memory Loss Guide

Understanding Memory Loss – What To Do When You Have Trouble Remembering from the National Institute on Aging

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