Support Caregivers and People with Dementia in Medford, OR with the Alzheimer's Association!

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Alzheimer's Association Oregon & SW Washington Chapter

The SW Washington & Oregon Chapter of Alzheimer’s Association is seeking volunteers who have a background in elder care, caregiving, and/or knowledge of dementia and want to provide support to people in the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias and their care partners to facilitate our Early-Stage Support Group. This group is designed to provide emotional and educational support, helping participants develop coping methods and encourage caregivers to maintain their personal, physical and emotional health. Our Early-Stage Support Group meets at the Medford Senior Center on Mondays from 11:15 am- 12:15 pm.

If you are interested in learning more about this important volunteer opportunity, please call 503-416-0203 or send an email to cmwisner@alz.org.

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About Alzheimer's Association Oregon & SW Washington Chapter

Location:

1650 NW Naito Pkwy, #190, Portland, OR 97209, US

Mission Statement

To eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.

Description

The Alzheimer’s Association Oregon & SW Washington Chapter is part of the Alzheimer’s Association, the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research. From its offices in Portland, Eugene, Bend and Medford, the Oregon Chapter provides education and support for people diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, as well as their families and caregivers. In addition, it offers local support groups, early-stage engagement programs, community education classes and a 24/7 Helpline (800-272-3900).

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Medford Senior Center510 E. Main St.Medford, OR 97504

(42.32776,-122.86845)
 

SKILLS

  • Case Work / Management
  • Healthcare
  • Life Coaching
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Social Work

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 25
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 hours once a month for one year
  • Receive 5 hours of training, undergo a background check, and sign a facilitator's agreement

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