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Charles Evans Lecture on the Art & Science of Caregiving Click here to visit our upcoming event. Past events 2016 A Conversation with David Hyde Pierce & David Shenk: “The Forgetting” 15 Years Later Visit Page > CaringKind Annual Meeting 2016 Traumatic Brain Injury: Prevention, Treatment, and the Consequences Visit Page > [...]

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Understanding Dementia for Professionals
This educational seminar provides an opportunity for professionals to learn about Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia, and how to apply this information to their profession. After attending this course, social workers and health care professionals who are new to the field of dementia, will be able to: Explain how dementia manifests and progresses Recognize common symptoms throughout th [...]

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Support Group Leader Training
Support Group Leader Training Workshops meet three times a year and are open to health care professionals and former caregivers who are interested in leading caregiver or early stage groups. This intensive, 4 day training opportunity incorporates both didactic material with experiential group learning and includes a medical overview, interviews with early stage patients and family caregivers, an o [...]

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Monday, December 116:00 pm - 8:00 pm Topic: Alzheimer’s Medications: What You Need to Know Speaker: Beatrice A. Maloney, LCSW-R, Geriatric Social Work and Elder Abuse Expert Dr. Gary Kennedy, Director, Division of Geriatric Psychiatry and Fellowship Training Program; Vice Chair for Education and Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Montefiore Medical Center; Albert Einstein College o [...]

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Placing Your Relative in a Nursing Home
This meeting will focus on five areas: 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 How to be a successful advocate for a nursing home resident These meetings are ONLY for family & friends caring for people with dementia. Registration is REQUIRED. Please [...]

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