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. While this…

Volunteer with ECI

Have you been a family caregiver for a spouse or parent with dementia or some other serious disability or disease?  If so, you know just how exhausting and overwhelming it can be! Please consider volunteering to offer respite to others who are now experiencing what you went through. Join other potential volunteers to find out…

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 101

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…

Family Caregiving

A two-hour class designed to save caregivers time, money and heartache. 1:00 – 1:30pm   Long Term Plans The instructor will help you begin to imagine what the future holds for you and your care recipient and how best to prepare for it. We will discuss Advance Directives, long-term care insurance, and how to pay for nursing…

Caregiver Support Group

Meeting at Senior Citizens, Inc. located at 3025 Bull Street, Savannah. 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…

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 101

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…

Day of Care for the Caregiver

What a GREAT day this will be! We hope all caregivers in coastal Georgia will come let us pamper you! The day begins at 8:30am with registration and continental breakfast. Events will include education, fun, a nutritious lunch, and door prizes! This is a day for you, the caregiver, to enjoy so we hope you…

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. While this…