We provide training and education services on topics of dementia caregiving at-home caregivers as well as professional health care providers.
Caring for a Loved One with Dementia
Education and training are available to help caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia to increase their skills and wellness. We offer free online dementia training as well as in-person dementia caregiver classes and Alzheimer’s Disease education workshops.
Caregiver education and training is available and provides 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 New York region. Contact our Education specialists to learn more about our free Dementia and Alzheimer’s 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, & Whitehall.
If you do not see your city is not listed, please call us to see if we cover your area.
Caring for a Person with Alzheimer’s Disease – Your Easy-To-Use Guide from the National Institute on AgingDownload
Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease – What You Need to Know from the National Institute on AgingDownload
Understanding Memory Loss – What To Do When You Have Trouble Remembering from the National Institute on AgingDownload