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Support Group Facilatators-Jasper, IN area-Alzheimer's & Dementia

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Alzheimers Association

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Support Group Facilitators create a safe, open environment where people share their feelings, thoughts and experience in a combined effort to better cope with and manage the shared problems of dementia. The goal of support groups is to provide emotional, social and/or educational support to group members.

Currently, Facilitator's lead monthly meetings virtually or by phone for family caregivers. adult children, spouses, or people living with dementia in the community. The groups are established in collaboration with the Alzheimer's Association.

**A volunteer cannot be a current caregiver.

If there are any questions about this volunteer opportunity, please contact Helene French at hfrench@alz.org or go to https://volunteer.alz.org/home to read more information & to apply.

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About Alzheimers Association

Location:

6100 Dutchmans Lane, Suite 400, Louisville, KY 40205, US

Mission Statement

Our Vision: A world without Alzheimer's and all other dementia.™ Our Mission: The Alzheimer's Association leads the way to end Alzheimer's and all other dementia -- by accelerating global research, driving risk reduction and early detection, and maximizing quality care and support.

Description

The Alzheimer's Association leads the way to end Alzheimer's and all other dementia - by accelerating global research, driving risk reduction and early detection, and maximizing quality care and support.
The Alzheimer’s Association was founded in 1980 by a group of family caregivers and individuals who recognized the need for an organization that would unite caregivers, provide support to those facing Alzheimer’s and advance research into the disease.
Jerome H. Stone, a true visionary in the Alzheimer’s movement, was our founding president. When his wife, Evelyn, was diagnosed with the disease in 1970, information about Alzheimer’s - even among the medical community - was limited. With drive and determination, Mr. Stone took a disease that was cloaked in silence and helped to create a global conversation.

Community
Health & Medicine
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • People Skills
  • Public Speaking
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 25
  • Orientation or Training
  • one hour, once a month

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