Family Caregiver College

MemoryCare’s Family Caregiver Education Program

Offered in Buncombe and Haywood Counties

A series of 6 two-hour lectures for caregivers of persons with memory disorders.  Sessions are designed to improve caregiver understanding of different aspects of dementia care. The instructor for the course will be a staff member of the MemoryCare team. Slides and handouts will be available.

 

Space is limited, please register in advance.

There is no fee for caregivers actively enrolled in MemoryCare.


COURSE CONTENT:

What Is Dementia?

Transitioning from Independence to Interdependence

Functional and Behavioral Changes of Dementia

Dementia Treatment Options and Risk Reduction

Maintaining Your Own Health

Dementia and Legal Planning Issues


Asheville/Buncombe Program

October 11 – November 15th, 2018
Thursdays
2 – 5pm

SECU Center for MemoryCare
100 Far Horizons Lane
Asheville, NC

Instructor: Margaret Noel, MD

Click here to view the flyer with more details

For more information, contact MemoryCare at (828) 771-2219 or office@memorycare.org


Waynesville/Haywood Program

Date: TBD Spring
3:00 to 5:00 pm

Maple Leaf Adult Day Center
63 Elmwood Way
(Next to the Senior Resource Center)
Waynesville, NC

For directions, call (828) 456-9488

Instructor: Lisa Verges, MD

Click here to view the flyer with more details

For more information, contact MemoryCare at (828) 771-2219 or office@memorycare.org