Savvy Caregiver in Indian Country - Aug 15 -18
August 15, 2022 – August 18, 2022
August 15-18, 2022
*CLASS CAPACITY is 20 students
Embassy Suites by Hilton
9000 SW Washington Square Rd.
Tigard, OR 97223
with Dr. J. Neil Henderson
Alzheimer's and Dementia Related Disease (ADRD) affects 1 in 3 AI/AN elders, age 65 and over, in Indian Country.
Caregivers are the best medicine when caring for elders with ADRD.
The Savvy Caregiver training is designed for each tribe to use their tribal culture and traditions in the training.
The Savvy Caregiver training will be available for Tribes to provide to their caregivers in their community.
What: Savvy Caregiver in Indian Country (SCIC)
One of the main themes of the Savvy Caregiver in Indian Country Trainer’s Manual is to teach caregivers to know the stage of dementia corresponding to their loved one’s functioning. Knowing how to determine the stage allows the caregiver to use activities and tasks that fit the elder’s changing abilities. This results in more hours of “contented involvement” for the elder and much less upset. Also, through this training, caregivers have a better quality of life and are not as easily stressed because the elder is involved in daily life in ways that fit their changing abilities.
When: August 15 -17, 2022
- 8am-4pm each day
Where: Embassy Suites in Tigard, Oregon (approximately 20 miles west of Portland, OR)
Lodging: Embassy Suites (please register using the link so we can keep a participant count).
If you have questions or need more information, please reach out to myself or project coordinator, MartiRai Ramsey at firstname.lastname@example.org
This resource was produced and supported through funding by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion Program Grant #1NU58DP006923-11-0