MemoryCare’s Family Caregiver Education Program

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.

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

2020 Caregiver College Course Dates

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 courses will be broadcast live for online attendance only. Please check this page or contact us for updates regarding in-person attendance changes.

IMPORTANT: As a part of a study, 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.

Relative materials to the course will be provided. Registration is required as space is limited. To register call our office at 828-771-2219. You will receive instructions on how to access the course after registration.

Spring 2020

March 19th to April 23rd, 2020
2-5:00 pm

Summer and Fall 2020
(satellite locations to be determined)

July 9th to August 13th, 2020
2-5:00 pm

October 15th to November 19th, 2020
2-5:00 pm

Spring 2020 Caregiver College Course Schedule