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

April 4 – May 9, 2017
Tuesdays
3:15 to 5:45 pm

MAHEC Education Building – Cherokee Room
121 Hendersonville Road, Asheville

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

March 28 – May 2, 2017
Tuesdays
3:00 to 5:30 pm

Maple Leaf Adult Day
(next to the Senior Resource Center)
63 Elmwood Way
Waynesville, NC 28786

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