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Savvy Caregiver

Alzheimer's Disease
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Please call the Alzheimer's Association at 818.875.9928 to register.

A training program for family members or friends providing care for someone living with Alzheimer's disease or related dementia.

This six week program is about the what and how of caregiving. It is built around two ideas:

  1. You probably never expected to be a caregiver
  2. And ... you were never trained for this role

You can become a Sawy Caregiver!

The Program:
Caring for someone with Alzheimer's disease requires specific skills and an attitude that contributes to the wellbeing of both the caregiver and the person living with the disease. This program helps caregivers to develop a sense of control and mastery within their role.

Participants will gain knowledge and skills to assess abilities of their loved one with dementia; confidence to set and change caregiving goals; strategies to manage activities of daily living: and perspective on the course of Alzheimer's and related disorders.

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*Meet & Greet session: Wednesday June 24
(1 O:OOam-12 :OOpm)

6 Wednesdays: July 1. 8. 15. 22 & 29;
August 5 (10:00am-12:00pm)

Registration is required and attendance at all sessions is requested.

Please call the Alzheimer's Association at 818.875.9928 to register.

This program was supported in part by a cooperative agreement 90ADP10016-01-00 from the Administration on Aging (AoA), Administration for Community Living (ACL), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). Grantees carrying out projects under government sponsorship are encouraged to express freely their findings and conclusions. Therefore, points of view or opinions do not necessarily represent official AoA, ACL, or DHSS policy.

Location: Adventist Health Glendale

1509 Wilson Terrace

Community Services Center Gym

Glendale, CA 91206

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