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 more effectively support people with dementia and their caregivers

Registration is REQUIRED. Please call our 24-hour Helpline at (646) 744-2900 to register. All meetings are free of charge and subject to change.

This training is free of charge. 2 Social Work continuing education contact hours are available for a fee.

CaringKind SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0068.