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Support Group Facilitator

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ORGANIZATION: Alzheimer's Association, Colorado Chapter

You’ll facilitate groups that are designed to provide emotional, educational and social support for persons with Alzheimeer's disease, family, friends and/or caregivers. Support groups provide an opportunity for participants to meet and develop a mutual support system that will help maintain the health and well being of its members. The Alzheimer's Association provides training, guidance and materials to the facilitators, seeking to enhance their communication skills, as well as their knowledge of resources, to serve and assist families in need.

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About Alzheimer's Association, Colorado Chapter

Location:

455 N Sherman Ste. 500, Denver, CO 80203, US

Mission Statement

We lead Colorado in the fight against Alzheimer's disease and related disorders by increasing the understanding of dementia and its impact on family and community, providing information and support for those affected, and promoting the advancement of research.

Description

The Alzheimer's Association Colorado Chapter works with diagnosed individuals, families, caregivers and health care professionals to provide care and support for those who are affected by Alzheimer's disease and other dementias. We provide a 24/7 Helpline; offer free and confidentail Care Consultations; manage 90 support groups monthly; oversee Memories in the Making art program in area nursing homes; present educational programs across the state; and assist in enrolling persons with the disease in safety programs. We offer culturally approptiate support for Latinos, African Americans and the LGBT community. Several time during the year we have fundraising events, including: The Walk to END Alzheimer's, The Longest Day, Annual Symposium, Blondes vs Brunettes.

CAUSE AREAS

Health & Medicine
People with Disabilities
Seniors
Health & Medicine, People with Disabilities, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Sites VaryDenver, CO 80203

(39.73915,-104.9847)
 

SKILLS

  • Elder care

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • minimum of 2 hours each month after training
  • minimum training of 6 hours / several sessions

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