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Alzheimer’s Association, West Virginia Chapter: Savvy Caregiver Program

April 10, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Free

Savvy Caregiver Program 

The Alzheimer’s Association, West Virginia Chapter, in partnership with the WVU Camden Clark Medical Center, will soon be facilitating a free Savvy Caregiver Program and registration for this event is now open.

This evidence-based, 12-hour training is provided over six-weeks for individuals caring for family members with dementia.

Those completing this nationally acclaimed course gain:

  • Personal knowledge, skills, and caregiver perspective
  • Skills to assess the abilities of their loved one with dementia
  • Confidence to set and alter caregiving goals
  • Strategies to manage activities of daily living
  • Understanding of the disease progression
  • Essential abilities to perform self-care
  • Increased ability to work effectively with professionals providing care

Location: WVU Camden Clark Medical Center: Health and Wellness Center, 2804 Birch St., Parkersburg, WV 26101

Dates: April 10th, 17th, and 24th & May 1st, 8th, and 15th

Time: 1:00PM to 3:00PM

Any individual interested in participating in this program must call the Alzheimer’s Association, West Virginia Chapter to discuss course and content appropriateness as well as to reserve a space for this program. It is expected that participants commit to attending all six sessions. 

To RSVP for this program, please contact the Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Office at 304-865-6775.

Details

Date:
April 10, 2017
Time:
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
http://alz.org/wv/in_my_community_education.asp

Organizer

Alzheimer’s Association, West Virginia Chpater
Phone:
304-865-6775
Email:
mpavol@alz.org
View Organizer Website

Venue

WVU Camden Clarck Medical Center: Health & Wellness Center
2804 Birch St.
Parkersburg, WV 26101 United States
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