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CANCELLED: The Savvy Caregiver
April 7, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Berkshire AHEC has cancelled this program as a precaution to the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Berkshire AHEC has taken this step because the health and well-being of our attendees and staff are very important to us.
We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and look forward to presenting this program at a later date.
Be well from the staff of Berkshire AHEC.
Caring for someone with
Alzheimer’s or Dementia?
The Savvy Caregiver
Free 6-week Program
|Whether you give care as a family member or friend, this program can help you to better care for your own health and more effectively manage the unique challenges of dementia care.|
Six free sessions cover the following
- Unique impact of dementia on both the care recipient and the caregiver
- Identifying personal barriers to self-care
- Setting reasonable goals
- Managing stress
- Effective communications
- Sources of support
- Strengthening family resources
Tuesdays, April 7 – May 12, 2020
|Bobbie Orsi, MS, RN, CDP
Home Instead Senior Care
|Cara Holcomb, CDP
Memory Care Director
Wingate Residences at Melbourne Place
|This program is funded in whole or in part by a grant from Elder Services of Berkshire County, Inc. and the Executive Office of Elder Affairs.|