For Professionals

If you are a medical professional looking for resources or support, please visit our Healthcare Outreach page here click here. We have a staff member dedicated to informing clinicians and other healthcare professionals about our core support and education services—all free and non-medical— to facilitate referrals of persons with dementia and their caregivers and to supplement a physician care plan. We also have materials to offer you. Training for Alzheimer’s & Dementia Healthcare and Caregiving Professionals Our experienced training staff offers programs to sensitize professionals and pa [...]

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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 overview of services offered by us, as well as lectures and articles about group theory and techniques for group leadership. Upcoming dates coming soon. This program has applied for 22.25 contact ho [...]

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Dementia Care Training for Professional Caregivers

Our nationally-recognized Dementia Care Training for Professional Caregivers specifically aims to empower direct care workers from a variety of settings to provide the highest quality of care to persons with dementia. The training is currently offered in English, Spanish, and Chinese. This training meets for a full day, once a week for seven weeks, at our main office in midtown Manhattan. Trainees who complete the program receive a certificate of attendance. This program is open to direct care staff who are paid to provide hands-on care to individuals. Topics include: Understanding the di [...]

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Educational and Training Opportunities

Please join us for free live webinars in November!Until we can safely offer in-person Education seminars, we are excited to announce that we are offering the following live webinars! These meetings are ONLY for family & friends caring for people with dementia. Upcoming Monthly Education MeetingsMeaningful Activities for a Person with Dementia Monday, December 14                                               6:00-8:00 PM Register online For Family and Friends of People with Dementia Understanding Dementia for Caregivers A safe, comfortable place to learn about dementia and the resources [...]

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8,000 Helpline Calls Answered

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3,000 Social Work CONSULTATIONS

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85 Support

Facilitated by a trained leader, and meeting in person; many meet weekly.