MemoryCare offers a series of 6 three-hour lectures for caregivers of people with memory disorders. Sessions are designed to improve caregiver understanding of different aspects of dementia care. The course will be led by Margaret Noel, MD with guest speakers; attorney Caroline Knox and MemoryCaregivers Network Coordinator, Mary Donnelly.
MemoryCare’s Family Caregiver Education Program
- 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
2020 Caregiver College Course Dates
IMPORTANT: Thanks to grant funding to provide this course in a tele-education format, satellite locations in Western North Carolina will be available to receive the course via a live broadcast and the normal fee of $180 to attend Caregiver College is being waived for attendees in 2020 and 2021. In exchange, attendees will be expected to complete a 3-part participation survey: one prior to, one immediately post, and a final several months after the course.
Slides and handouts will be available. Space is limited. To register call our office at 828-771-2219.
March 19th to April 23rd, 2020
This course will be hosted from MemoryCare in Asheville, NC and broadcast live to satellite locations in Henderson County and Haywood County. See below for location information and links to the location flyers:
100 Far Horizons Lane
Asheville, NC 28803
Grace Lutheran Church
1245 6th Avenue West
Hendersonville, NC 28739
Use main entrance and Stull Hall will be on your right.
Maple Leaf Adult Day
63 Elmwood Way Ste. C100
Waynesville, NC 28786
Summer and Fall 2020
(satellite locations to be determined)
July 9th to August 13th, 2020
October 15th to November 19th, 2020