Intro to Alzheimer’s: ALZ 101
This class is intended for anyone wanting to learn about Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders. Disease information, diagnosis and treatment, risk and prevention and coping are some of the topics shared. It is a great class to take prior to attending a caregiver support group and provides a good base of disease knowledge.
Offered the 2nd Tuesday of every month in our office from 6 – 7:30 pm. To reserve your spot, call (512) 241-0420 or email [email protected].
Lunch n’ Learn: Coping With Alzheimer's
Shannon Johnson-Quaife, Ph.D. will explain methods for gaining support, adapting to your role as your loved one’s illness progresses, managing common caregiving challenges, and practicing good self-care.
October 25 - Sodalis, Buda, TX
November 22 - Johnson City Public Library, Johnson City, TX
Classes are held from 11:30 - 1 pm. There is no cost to attend and lunch is provided. Registration required to [email protected] or call (512) 241-0420 x10.
Facing the Challenge Caregiver Education Series
This interactive workshop is designed to empower caregivers with tools, techniques, and knowledge to provide expert care for loved ones with dementia. Free to attend. Breakfast and lunch provided.
To reserve your spot, call (512) 241-0420 x10 or email [email protected]
Part I - ALZ 101: Introduction to Alzheimer's
- What is AD?
- Diagnosis and Treatments
- How to Cope
Part II - Behaviors and Communication
- Agitation, Combativeness, Hallucinations, Sexuality
- Recognize and address unmet emotional or physical needs
- Effective Communication Skills
Part III - Activities of Daily Living
- Tips for assisting with ADLs
- Hydration and Nutrition
- Safety and Driving
Part IV - Care for the Caregiver
- Getting Support
- Adjustment and Grief
- Forming Your Care Team
Request a Speaker
Need a speaker for your organization or group to talk about our services, disease information, caregiving issues and more? Contact us ([email protected]) to get something scheduled. We strive to fill every request, regardless of the topic or location.
Training for Professionals
- Law Enforcement Training - Educates personnel on Alzheimer’s and best practices for interacting with patients. Continuing education credits included at no cost. To request a presentation, contact [email protected]