Savvy Caregiver Series – Published September 21, 2018

The Alzheimer’s Association is conducting Savvy Caregiver Series at First United Methodist Church. The series takes placed Wednesdays October 10, 17, 24, and 31 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The program is free, and lunch is provided by Brookdale of Claremore. Advanced reservations are required by calling 1-800-272-3900.

The series provides professional-level training for the non-professional. It is a best-practices course in caregiving techniques, and provides clinical-level training for family caregivers. Participants will walk away with:

  • knowledge of how dementia affects thinking skills
  • effective ways to respond to changes in behavior
  • skills to choose appropriate activities and minimize confusion
  • methods to make a positive impact through support and a structured environment at each stage
  • skills to reduce stress and for the caregiver to take care of themselves
  • confidence to set and alter caregiving goals
  • strategies to manage activities of daily living

Space is limited so reserve your space today by calling 1-800-272-3900.

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