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The Savvy Caregiver

Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 6:00pm to Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 8:00pm

Location

SIU School of Medicine, 801 North Rutledge, Springfield, IL

Description

This program is designed to equip family members and others for the caregiving role.  Developed by the University of Minnesota,
the classes will help you gain:
-A better understanding of the disease
-The skills to assess the abilities of the person with dementia
-The confidence to set and alter caregiving goals
-Strategies to manage the day‐to‐day care of the person with dementia, including personal care
-The skills to take better care of yourself
-Tips on how to build a positive partnership with healthcare professionals

 

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