Educational and Training Opportunities


Understanding Dementia for Caregivers

A safe, comfortable place to learn about dementia and the resources and services that can help you cope with the challenges today while you plan for the future.

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Legal & Financial Seminars

Volunteer elder law attorneys acquaint family members with the legal and financial issues associated with planning and long term care.

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Medicaid Home Care Seminars

Caregivers are guided through the application process for Medicaid home care service in New York City for a person with dementia.

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Placing Your Relative in a Nursing Home

An overview of long-term care options, the steps involved in moving a person with dementia to a nursing home, paying for nursing home care, how to ease the transition for both the person and the caregiver, and how to successfully advocate for a nursing home resident.

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Monthly Educational Meeting

Meeting topics change monthly based on questions received from caregivers. Past topics have included: Dementia and Driving, Activities for People with Dementia, Managing Challenging Behaviors, and Early Stage Issues.

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Family Caregiver Workshops

A ten-hour, interactive program designed to improve the quality of life of a family caregiver and the person with dementia. Topics covered include: Understanding Dementia, Effective Communication Strategies, All Behaviors Have Meaning, Safety in the Home, Caring for the Caregiver, and Designing Strength-Based Activities.

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Creative Arts Caregiver Workshop

Caregiving for someone with dementia can be difficult to talk about and at times may defy language all together. Current caregivers looking for a way to better cope with their feelings of grief with the gradual and difficult losses they experience will find this hands-on, art therapy-based workshop helpful.

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Dementia Care Training for Professional Caregivers

A six-week, nationally recognized program that specifically aims to help direct care workers provide the highest quality of care to persons with dementia.

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Support Group Leader Training

An opportunity for health care professionals and former caregivers to learn how to lead caregiver or early stage groups.

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