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Savvy Caregiver Training

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Name: Savvy Caregiver Training
Date: July 13, 2017
Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT
Event Description:
Are you caring for a family member with dementia?

SeniorsPlus is facilitating a 12-hour class taken over a 6-week period for unpaid family caregivers of people with dementia living in the community. Learn strategies that work, in a supportive class with other caregivers like you.

• Attitudes - Develop a sense of confidence in caregiving and learn how to care for yourself.
• Skills - Learn tips and strategies for interacting and communicating with the person and how to understand and manage challenging behaviors.
• Knowledge - Learn what dementia is and how it affects the person and his/her
behavior.

Each two-hour workshop session builds on the one prior. It is important to plan to attend all six classes. There is no charge. Pre-registration is required. Call 1-800-427-1241 to reserve your seat.

Department of Health and Human Services, Activity Room
243 Main Street, #6, South Paris
Thursdays, 6/22/17 through 7/27//17
1pm to 3pm
Facilitated by Valerie Cole

Note: Classes are also available for Androscoggin and Franklin county and are scheduled based on need. If you or a caregiver you know live in these counties, please let us know you would like to attend this class in your area. As soon as we have enough interested participants, we will schedule a class.
Location:
Department of Health and Human Services, Activity Room, 243 Main Street, #6, South Paris
Date/Time Information:
Thursday, June 22 through July 27 from 1-3 PM
Contact Information:
Call to register 1.800.427.1241
Fees/Admission:
There is no fee, but registration is required. 
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