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The Savvy Caregiver Program | Summer 2017 Workshop Series

Date:

Tuesday, September 19, 2017
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Become an expert in caregiving for someone with Alzheimer’s orrelated dementias!

Tuesdays, August 22 to September 26, 2017

3 to 5 p.m.

The Savvy Caregiver Program is a FREE, six-session training for family and friends who are active caregivers, caring for those living with Alzheimer’s or related dementias.

Taking care of a person living with Alzheimer’s or related dementia is specialized work. To do this work successfully, caregivers need special skills, knowledge, and a positive attitude that helps them to care for themselves.

Savvy Caregiver will help you:

•Understand the impact of dementia on both you and the person in your care

•Learn the skills you need to manage daily life

•Take control and set goals

•Communicate more effectively

•Strengthen family resources

•Feel better about your caregiving

•Take care of you!

Register online at lifepathma.org/services/services-for-caregivers/the-savvy-caregiver-program or leave your contact information at 413-773-5555 Ext. 1190 or 978-544-2259 Ext. 1190. Space is limited. No walk-ins and no professional caregivers please. Registration ends August 18.

Funding for this program was provided by agrant from the Administration for Community Living in collaboration with the Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs and Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley, along with the Healthy Living Center of Excellence.