Day of Care for the Caregiver

WE HAVE A RESCHEDULE DATE! It’s that time again! Our 3rd annual “Caregiver Appreciation Day”! Friday, November 9th from 9:00am – 1:00pm (registration starting at 8:30am) at the Demere Center for Living / Edel Caregiver Institute 6000 Business Center Drive (just off Chatham Parkway) Reservations are required so please call Teresa Townsend at the Area Agency on Aging:…

Understanding A Dementia Diagnosis

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. [box_light]While this…

Caregiver Support Group

Our drop-in, one-hour support group provides a safe place to connect with other caregivers who truly understand what you are  going through. Exchange practical information on caregiving problems and possible solutions; Talk through challenges and ways of coping; Share feelings, needs and concerns; and learn about resources available in our community. You’re not alone. While…

Caregiving Resource Assistance

This free one hour class is designed as a time to evaluate your unique caregiver situation so we can connect you to the valuable resources in your community.  Caregiving can be a rewarding experience but also a difficult and draining job, especially if we are neither trained nor prepared for that role. Any person finding…

Caregiver Support Group

Our drop-in, one-hour support group provides a safe place to connect with other caregivers who truly understand what you are  going through. Exchange practical information on caregiving problems and possible solutions; Talk through challenges and ways of coping; Share feelings, needs and concerns; and learn about resources available in our community. You’re not alone. While…

Caregiver Support Group

Our drop-in, one-hour support group provides a safe place to connect with other caregivers who truly understand what you are  going through. Exchange practical information on caregiving problems and possible solutions; Talk through challenges and ways of coping; Share feelings, needs and concerns; and learn about resources available in our community. You’re not alone. While…

Caregiving Resource Assistance

This free one hour class is designed as a time to evaluate your unique caregiver situation so we can connect you to the valuable resources in your community.  Caregiving can be a rewarding experience but also a difficult and draining job, especially if we are neither trained nor prepared for that role. Any person finding…

Caregiver Appreciation Day

It’s that time again! Our 3rd annual “Caregiver Appreciation Day”! Friday, September 14th from 9:00am – 1:00pm (registration starting at 8:30am) at the Demere Center for Living / Edel Caregiver Institute 6000 Business Center Drive (just off Chatham Parkway) Reservations are required so please call Teresa Townsend at the Area Agency on Aging: 912-437-0813 to reserve your space. We…

Dealing With Dementia Workshop for Family Caregivers

FAMILY CAREGIVERS are those who are caring for a family member or friend who are non-paid, non-trained, non-professional. To support our local family caregivers of people with dementia, The Edel Caregiver Institute is offering a workshop developed by the Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving (RCI). The Dealing with Dementia Workshop provides tips and strategies for caregivers on…

Caregiver Support Group

Our drop-in, one-hour support group provides a safe place to connect with other caregivers who truly understand what you are  going through. Exchange practical information on caregiving problems and possible solutions; Talk through challenges and ways of coping; Share feelings, needs and concerns; and learn about resources available in our community. You’re not alone. While…