Dementia What is it? Who gets it? Where to get support?
Learn Caregiver Survival Tips
Peabody Home is launching FREE Caregiver Survival Workshops!
When: Wednesday evenings from 6:30-8 pm Dates: October 3, 17, 31, November 21, and December 5 & 19 Location: Peabody Home Cottage, 24 Peabody Place Franklin, NH 03235
Cheryl Barnes, RN, Certified Dementia Practitioner & Certified Alzheimer’s Disease & Dementia Care Trainer, will be facilitating these workshops, with nearly 40 years’ experience in Geriatrics & Dementia.
Who Can Take this Workshop? This workshop is open to anyone who is interested in and/or caring for someone with dementia. The workshops will include educational information, tips to deal with common difficulties, and time to ask questions and/or share your own experiences.
You will have access to the Caregiver Survival Guide from the Care Blazers, a better understanding of what you can expect, as well as tools to help you cope and be more effective as the disease progresses.
Session 1: Exploring Dementia - Let's Hear What the Experts Say.
Session 2: The Dance of the Caregiver Caring for the Person with Dementia; You Are in this Together.
Session 3: Stages of Dementia (Early) - I feel lost, Am I losing myself?
Session 4: Stages of Dementia (Mid) - Communication is Falling Apart.
Session 5: Stages of Dementia (Late) - I can't do it Anymore, He Doesn't Recognize Me.
Session 6: Living with Dementia - Finding Moments of Joy, Dying with Dementia-let me go.
Participants do not have to attend all 6 sessions, however, they do build upon on one another. Feel free to attend whichever workshop(s) that best fits your schedule—each workshop will offer access to additional information for your use.
Pre-registration is requested but not required. To pre-register or for more information, please email Cheryl Barnes at firstname.lastname@example.org or call Teresa Dube at 603-934-3718.