A word from our sponsors: Savvy Caregiver Training Program offered for family caregivers of persons with dementia

Note: This is a paid announcement from the Kenosha County Aging & Disability Center. — DH

The Kenosha County Aging & Disability Resource Center together with the Alzheimer’s Association is offering a professional-level training for the non-professional caregiver. The classes are Tuesdays, June 11 – July 16, 2019, 4 – 6 p.m. at the Community Library, 24615 89th Street, Salem.

During this 6-week training, participants will gain knowledge to manage daily care of their loved one, skills to assess the abilities of their family member and learn how adjust the approach if needed, plus the confidence to set and achieve caregiving goals. A caregiver manual and online caregiving tools will also be provided. The Savvy Caregiver training is free to Kenosha County residents and $30 for out-of-county residents, however scholarships are available. Registration is required.

For more information, if you need care for your loved one in order to attend, and/or to register please call Susan Johnson, Kenosha County ADRC at 262-605-6602.

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