A trained facilitator leads a six-week workshop for caregivers of individuals with dementia still living at home. The workshop provides participants with information, skills and attitudes to manage stress and increase effective caregiving skills, and to deal with difficult behaviors. The program is for caregivers of any age caring for a person with dementia still living at home.
- Dementia and its effects on the brain
- Caregiver resources
- Managing behaviors
- Improving caregiving skills
- How to handle everyday activities more easily
- Taking care of yourself to better care for your loved one
SEMATAC (Southeast Michigan Association to Transform Advanced Care) in partnership with Hartford Memorial Baptist Church
For more information, contact DAAA Health & Wellness Manager, Anita Kanakaris, at (313) 446-4444 ext. 5841
“I feel this program was very hands-on and educational, and it not only gives you skills as a caregiver, but gives you insight into what the person is feeling and experiencing."
- Family Caregiver