During the three online sessions participants will learn basic information about dementia and its impact on brain function, how to communicate more effectively with someone who has dementia, recognize stages of dementia, how to provide meaningful daily activities based on the interests and abilities of the person with dementia, how to better understand and address dementia related behaviors, learn strategies and benefits of self-care and how to build a support network. Each session is an hour long.
Dementia Caregiving Series will be held on Thursdays, November 30 and December 7 & 14, 2023, from 11:00 am – 12:00 pm (EST) via Zoom.
Dementia Caregiving Series is offered by Upper Peninsula Commission for Area Progress (UPCAP). This series is available in part through funding from the Older American’s Act and Michigan Department of Health & Human Services Bureau of Aging, Community Living, and Supports.
Participants must have a device with internet connection and email address to attend.