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.

When: Thursday, May 8, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (check-in at 8:30 a.m.)

Where: Harless Auditorium on the Cabell Huntington Hospital campus

Tuition: Family caregivers: $20 & professional caregivers: $35

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:

• Safety and Preparedness with People with Dementia

• Legal and Financial Considerations

• Behaviors Revisited: An ABC Approach

• Understanding and Coping with Care Transitions

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
  • Last updated: 04/21/2014
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