Alzheimer’s & Dementia Services of Memphis, Inc. provides monthly Caregiver Support Groups at the centers. Look on the calendar or call for specific locations, dates and times. Care for family members is provided free of charge during the meeting.
Caregivers need help too. This is a challenging and tiring job. ADS offers a number of caregiver resources to help make it easier. Some of the classes that ADS give include:
- Caregiver 101 – From basic dementia facts to how to deal with catastrophic behaviors to caregiver stress
- Home for the Holidays – How to make the holidays a more enjoyable time for your loved one and yourself.
- Dementia Sensitivity Event
Understanding what a person living with dementia goes through is often difficult. The Dementia Sensitivity Event offers professionals, caregivers and family members a glimpse at the daily difficulties dementia can bring. This event will prove invaluable to your understanding of Alzheimer’s and dementia.
- Caregiver Stress Busters
Online Resources (Helpful Links)
The website links to a variety of helpful local and online resources for Alzheimer’s and caregivers.