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Webinar Series | Alzheimer’s Disease & Caregivers

Participate in one of our upcoming webinars. Here you can join a community of caregivers while gaining knowledge on a range of relevant topics. Learn together from experts and share in the journey.

 

Winter Webinar Series

1 pm, February 1, 2021 – “Dementia, What Does it Mean?”
Reviews the differences between aging and dementia. In addition, we talk about four different forms of dementia: Alzheimer’s Disease, Vascular Dementia, Lewy Bodies with Dementia and Frontotemporal Dementia.  Click here to register

1 pm, February 8, 2021 – “Just Diagnosed, What’s Next?”
Reviews what to do if you or a loved one gets a diagnosis of dementia. We talk about feelings you may be having, and how to talk to your family and friends about the diagnosis. We learn about the next steps for home safety, driving and financial planning. We also discuss how caregivers can step into their new role in the person’s life.  Click here to register.

1 pm, February 22, 2021 – “Staying Connected During the Pandemic”
This training discusses how caregivers can stay connected to their friends and loved one during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Click here to register.

1 pm, March 1, 2021 – “Health and Hygiene for Caregivers”
This workshop overviews ways to improve the health and well-being of those with memory loss and dementia.  Participants will learn practical strategies to help with daily activities including healthy eating, exercising, toileting, bathing and grooming activities. Click here to register. 

1 pm, March 8, 2021 – “Advance Directives and Financial Planning”
Reviews different parts of advanced planning and why they are important to think about early. We also talk about the different pieces of advanced planning such as wills, advanced directives and power of attorneys. Click here to register. 

1 pm, March 15, 2021 – “Caregiver Quality of Life and Self-Care”
We discuss feelings that caregivers could have at any time about their situation and how to cope with those feelings. We talk about stress management and self talk. Also, how to ask for help. We review how to keep yourself healthy, too.  Click here to register.  

 

For more information click here or contact Kristen Fleming (518)564-2049.