Dementia Information and Links

Understanding a Dementia Diagnosis
Wednesday, April 12
10:00 – 12:00pm

The four most prevalent forms of dementia are Alzheimer’s Disease, Vascular Dementia, Lewy Body Dementia, and Frontotemporal Dementia.  This two-hour class will explore the probable progression, treatment, and prognosis of dementia.  Additional time will be allotted for questions, discussions, support and learning from the instructor(s) and caregivers who understand the stresses of your situation.

While this is a free class, we do ask for and accept donations. Please register in advance by calling 912.629.1331 or by e-mailing with your name and contact information.  Thank you.

The Alzheimer’s Association, Georgia Chapter Presents:
Foundations of Dementia Care Training for Professional Caregivers
Tuesday, April 25
8:30am – 4:30pm

A one-day workshop designed for direct care staff to improve their knowledge and skills in caring for people with Alzheimer’s disease and other related dementias.

This workshop covers these critical care areas:
• Dementia Basics
• Effective Communication Strategies
• Understanding & Responding to Dementia-Related Behaviors
• Understanding Wandering
• Making Connections
• Reducing Pain

Seating is limited so register early!  Lunch and morning refreshments will be provided.

While there is no charge for this program, we do ask that you register in advance by completing the form below.
Registration forms are submitted to Kim Franklin with the Alzheimer’s Association, Georgia Chapter
41 Perimeter Center East, Suite 550, Atlanta, GA 30341

  • Registration for Alzheimer's Assoc. Workshop: Tuesday, April 25, 2017

The RCI REACH* program is an in-home, tailored caregiver support intervention designed for family caregivers of persons with Alzheimer’s disease/dementia.
If you would like to take advantage of this very helpful and free program, we at the Edel Caregiver Institute would be happy to make the necessary referral on your behalf. Just call us at 912.629.1331.