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Savvy Caregiver Program

February 20 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Free

The Alzheimer’s Association, West Virginia Chapter will be facilitating a free Savvy Caregiver Program:

  • Location: OhioHealth O’Bleness Hospital (55 Hospital Dr., Athens, OH 45701, Lower Level, Room 10)
  • Dates: February 20th and 27th & March 6th, 13th, 20th, and 27th
  • Time: 1:30PM – 3:30PM

This 12 hour evidence-based training is provided over six-weeks, two hours per week, for individuals caring for family members with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.

Those completing this nationally acclaimed course gain:

  • Personal knowledge, skills, and caregiver perspective
  • Skills to assess the abilities of their individual 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

*A respite care stipend will be made available to all participants who complete the course. It is expected that participants commit to attending all six sessions.

*Any individual interested in participating in this program must contact the Alzheimer’s Association, West Virginia Chapter to discuss course and content appropriateness as well as to reserve a space:

  • 24/7 HELPline (800-272-3900)
  • Alzheimer’s Association, West Virginia Chapter – Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Office (304-865-6775)
  • Alzheimer’s Association, West Virginia Chapter – Charleston Office (304-343-2717 / wvinfo@alz.org)

Details

Date:
February 20
Time:
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
alz.org/wv

Organizer

Alzheimer’s Association, West Virginia Chapter
Phone:
304-865-6775 or 800-272-3900
Email:
mpavol@alz.org or wvinfo@alz.org
Website:
alz.org/wv

Venue

OhioHealth O’Bleness Hospital Lower Level Room 10
55 Hospital Drive
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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Phone:
740-856-6100
Website:
https://livehealthyappalachiaorg.presencehost.net/what-we-do/myfirst5k.html