Onondaga County Office for Aging – Institute for Caregivers Zoom Class Series – Dementia Education for Caregivers

 Dementia Education for Caregivers Register for One, Two or ALL THREE Classes 

These classes will be presented by the Alzheimer’s Association, Central NY Chapter Staff

JoAnne Spoto Decker, Commissioner and Executive Director, Onondaga County Office for Aging is pleased to announce a class series for those who currently care for older, or disabled persons, or may become caregivers in the future. These LIVE, video presentations are open to the public. These classes will be presented by the Alzheimer’s Association, Central NY Chapter Staff.  The Alzheimer’s Association® is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support, and research. 

 Dementia Education for Caregivers
Register for One, Two or ALL THREE Classes 

  1. Effective Communication Strategies– September 30,  5:30 – 6:30 pm
    Learn skills to talk with persons living with dementia & decode messages   through:
    – Attitude & Tone of Voice   – Facial Expressions & Body Language
                                          REGISTER HERE NOW!  
  2. Dementia Conversations – October 21, 5:30 – 6:30 pm
    Learn tips to communicate about common issues that are difficult to address:
    – Going to the Doctor for a Diagnosis/Medical Treatment
    – When to Stop Driving   – Making Legal & Financial Decisions 

                                      REGISTER HERE NOW!

3. Understanding and Responding to Dementia Related Behaviors
November 11, 5:30 – 7:00 pm
Join us to learn strategies to help intervene with the most common
behavioral challenges:
– Decode Behavioral Messages    – Identify Common Behavioral Triggers 

                                                REGISTER HERE NOW!

These classes will be presented by the Alzheimer’s Association, Central NY Chapter Staff.  The Alzheimer’s Association® is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support, and research. 

Contact: Kimberly Connell, Caregiver Support Specialist at (315) 435-2362 Ext. 4693, kconnell@cnyservices.org with any questions.

You Can Also Register at: http://www.ongov.net/aging/caregiver.html