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

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Understanding Dementia for Professionals
A six-week, nationally recognized program that specifically aims to help direct care workers provide the highest quality of care to persons with dementia. Topics covered include: Provide information on Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias Discuss the different stages of the disease and what to expect Include an overview of our programs and services and other available resources Teach you how to [...]

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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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Monthly Education Meeting
Monday, March 136:00 pm - 8:00 pm Topic: Dementia and Nutrition: Improving Meal Time Speaker: Lisa Zullig, MS, RDN, CSG, CDN, Director of Nutrition Services at God’s Love We Deliver Uncover nutritional strategies to enhance a person with dementia’s well-being Learn how to support challenging dietary issues caused by dementia Find out how adaptive equipment or changes in meals can facilitate mealt [...]

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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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