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Caregiver University May 8 at CHH

For more information, please call 1-800-272-3900

Family and professional caregivers alike are invited to gain insights into dementia, enhanced caregiving skills and stress relief at Caregiver University, a one-day mini-conference for family and professional caregivers.  Caregiver University is a series of workshops hosted by the Alzheimer’s Association of West Virginia that are dedicated to enhancing caregivers’ ability to provide quality care and support the individual 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 

Workshop topics include:

  • Safety and Preparedness with Persons with Dementia
  • Legal and Financial Considerations
  • Behaviors Revisited: An ABC Approach
  • Understanding and Coping with Care Transitions

Dr. Shirley Neitch

The keynote speaker is Dr. Shirley Neitch, Professor of Medicine and Chief of the Sections of Geriatrics and General Internal Medicine in the Department of Internal Medicine, at Marshall University/Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine in Huntington, West Virginia.

Caregiver University is presented in partnership with Cabell Huntington Hospital and sponsored by the Bernard McDonough Foundation.

Lunch will be provided. For more information or to register, please contact us by phone at 1.800.272.3900 or by email.

  • Last updated: 04/21/2014
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