A unique approach to family caregiver education
Spectrum Generations will present a Savvy Caregiver workshop at the University of Maine, Augusta campus from10:15am to 12:15pm on Mondays beginning September 15th and ending on October 27th. This training is for family and friends caring for individuals with dementia or Alzheimer’s living in the community. No cost to attend.
Caregiving is a complex job and entails many tasks. This six week workshop will go through many details and scenarios that caregivers face. This workshop is a unique approach to family caregiver education and presents ideas from many disciplines and sources. Caregivers will learn about Alzheimer's and other related dementias, the toll of caregiving; managing challenging behaviors, caring for one’s self while caring for someone else, decision making; communication strategies, and more.