The diagnosis of Alzheimer's is rising exponentially. Obtaining some basic knowledge about what abilities are preserved through dementia and using that information wisely lowers the incidence of caregiver burnout while greatly increasing the quality of life for the patient.
About your Guide ( Jennifer )
Gerontology is my board certified specialty as a registered nurse. I have worked in healthcare since 1988, and have a passion for assisting and educating those care partners to those who have dementia. I own Proactive Nursing Solutions, a senior care management company in Shreveport, Louisiana.
Adult caregivers of those with dementia
What should be their prior knowledge about this topic?
Get the most valuable information there is in order to improve the quality of life for your loved one with dementia.
These are small groups of 5-10 participants. Participants have varying levels, goals, and needs. Class goals are established as a group.