Caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease is a specialty requiring specific skills and an attitude that contributes to the well-being of both the caregiver and the person with the disease. This program enables caregivers to develop a sense of control and mastery within the caregiving role.

Based on research by experts in caregiving techniques, this 6-week course will provide clinical-level training for family caregivers. Participants will graduate with personal knowledge and skills to assess abilities of their loved one with dementia; confidence to set and alter caregiving goals; strategies to manage activities of daily living; and perspective on the course of Alzheimer’s and related disorders.

This is a series of six classes, February 8, 15, 22 and March 1,8,15, from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Collabria Care, Napa.

NOTE: This training is offered free of charge, however, registration is necessary. Attendance at all sessions is required. Call 707.573.1210 to register.

This program is co-sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association