The Dementia Friendly First Responder Training Program first responders create a dementia-friendly culture that embraces, supports, and properly responds to residents with dementia and their caregivers. Trainings are available both virtually and in-person.
Dementia Friendly Alabama, with the help of Central Alabama Aging Consortium and AMES, INC, has purchased several robotic companion pets now available to support those with dementia and their caregivers! These pets are designated for seniors in Montgomery, Autauga, and Elmore counties that have Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia.
NOW AVAILABLE TO CAREGIVERS IN AUTAUGA, ELMORE, AND MONTGOMERY COUNTIES
Trualta is a web-based caregiver training that can be tailored to each caregivers’ unique caring situation. Trainings vary from two to ten minutes and can be completed at your own pace. These interactive trainings prepare and empower caregivers to support their aging loved ones.
Dementia Friendly Alabama, along with Central Alabama Aging Consortium and Alabama Department of Senior Services, has created a resource guide that provides the reader with general information about dementia, treatment options, and local resources they can utilize. The goal of this guide is to point you in the right direction about a specific topic related to dementia. Many common questions you may want to ask are provided within this guide. Both a print and digital version are available.
Dementia Friendly Alabama, along with Alabama Dept of Senior Services and Central Alabama Aging Consortium, has created help cards for caregivers and individuals with dementia to make it easier to get help or assistance when they’re out in the community. The card is small, the same size as a business card, and allows caregivers and seniors with dementia to discreetly tell someone that you may require additional help and patience.
CAAC is now offering Chronic Disease Self Management classes. There is no cost for the program, however you must be 60 years of age to participate and you must complete the registration form below. You will need WiFi, a computer with camera and sound to participate in this ZOOM formatted program.This is a 16-session course.We ask that you commit to 2 sessions a week for 8 weeks to benefit in full from the course.
Join CAAC once a month to learn about the different services our agency has to offer. Attendees will receive additional information on aging-related topics including in-home services, caregivers, dementia, elder abuse, legal planning, care transitions, healthcare fraud, medication, and more! Registration is required to attend this webinar series. The Zoom meeting number and link will be provided upon completion of the online registration.
Since 2017, Alabama WINGS has worked to improve guardianship and conservatorship practices in Alabama. The mission of Alabama WINGS is to deliver information, resources, and tools throughout the legal system and to the public as a means of providing appropriate decision-making supports and protective services to individuals.