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Support People with Dementia in Milwaukie, OR with the Alzheimer's Association!

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Alzheimer's Association Oregon & SW Washington Chapter

  • 1 person is interested

The Oregon & Southwest Washington Chapter of Alzheimer’s Association is seeking volunteers who have a background in caregiving, elder care, and/or knowledge of dementia and want to provide support to people with Alzheimer’s disease and their families through our Early Stage Support Group. Our Early Stage Support Group is designed to provide emotional, educational, and social support to both caregivers, as well as encourage those in the early-stages of dementia to develop coping methods and enjoy social engagement.

If you are interested in learning more about this important volunteer opportunity, please submit an application at volunteer.alz.org with the Oregon and Southwest Washington Chapter. After your application is complete, one of our staff would love to schedule a phone interview to talk further about your interests and work to find the best volunteer fit for you on our team.

Thank you so much again for your interest in volunteering with the Alzheimer's Association! We look forward to talking with you soon!

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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).

Community
People with Disabilities
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

5440 SE Kellogg Creek Dr.Portland, OR 97222

(45.4266,-122.60609)
 

SKILLS

  • Case Work / Management
  • Hospice Care
  • Life Coaching
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • 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
  • To become a program volunteer requires submitting an application and background check at volunteer.alz.org and receiving our facilitator training.

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