Dementia Education for Caregivers


Thursdays, May-June 2022

Collabria Care
414 South Jfferson St., Napa

Proof of vaccination
required. Masks to be
worn during the workshop.

This is a free community event

Available but 48-hour’s
notice required.

Offered after presentation

Leticia Duenas

May 31

Dementia 101

Dementia 101 helps participants understand the difference between normal and abnormal memory changes, best approaches to care for Alzheimer’s Disease and other forms of dementia, and helpful resources available in the community.

June 7

Learning to Speak Alzheimer’s

Showing caregivers how to focus on the whole person—not just their symptoms or disease— “Learning to Speak Alzheimer’s” helps attendees say or do the right thing at the right time, while providing ways to manage their own self care through emotional reframing and helpful community resources.

June 21

Understanding & Managing Challenging Behavior

Showing many ways to understand and connect warmly with combative loved ones, “Understanding & Managing Challenging Behavior” outlines steps towards soothing difficult moments and reinforcing positive emotions for loved ones and caregivers alike.

June 28

Self-Care for the Care Partner

Helping caregivers help themselves, our class “Self-Care for the Care Partner” provides ways to manage stress, to set realistic goals, to seek collaborative solutions, to ask effectively for help, and to reframe negative emotions and self-talk into positive, healthy action plans.

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