Caregiver University

Caregiver University is a one-day, mini-conference dedicated to family and professional caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia. The event includes a series of workshops dedicated to enhancing caregivers’ ability to provide quality care and support the individual with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia that they are caring for, while maintaining their own health and wellness.

The mini-conference will feature key-note speaker Dr. Shirley Neitch, Professor of Medicine and Chief of Geriatrics and General Internal Medicine in the Department of Internal Medicine at the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine in Huntington, West Virginia.

The workshops include The Photo Album: A New Way of Understanding Alzheimer’s & Dementia; Legal & Financial Matters; Understanding Medicaid, Estate Recovery & Power of Attorney; Do You See What I am Saying: Communication Techniques; Get Moving: Exercise for the Caregiver & Person with Dementia.

Lunch is included. Social work and nursing continuing education credits are included in registration. Registration is required.

Location:Harless Auditorium on the Cabell Huntington Hospital campus

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  • Last updated: 02/12/2013
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