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BUILDING BETTER CAREGIVERS IN MARYLAND

If you are caring for a person who suffers from Alzheimer's, dementia, or someone with a memory impairment, and seeking ways to manage your life while being a caregiver, please attend the Building Better Caregivers workshop class.

A 6-week Online Course

February 7 through March 13

from 9:00 to 11:30 AM

Wednesday Feb. 7, Feb. 14, Feb. 21, Feb. 28, March 6, March 13 from 9:00 to 11:30 AM

WHAT IS THE CLASS?

This class series is an excellent resource for caregivers. The community-based workshop is highly participatory, where mutual support and success build your confidence in your ability to manage caregiving tasks and maintain a fulfilling life.


Classes are led by trained individuals, many of whom have been or are caregivers for people with dementia, using an evidenced-based program. Thousands of caregivers have benefited from this class.


This interactive workshop is designed for people who are family caregivers of people with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), dementia such as Alzheimer’s, and any other conditions that affect memory. 

**Tablets are available to loan if you do not have access to an ipad or computer.

WHAT CAN I EXPECT?

Building Better Caregivers topics include:

  • Caregiver Stress
  • Care Partner’s Difficult Behaviors
  • Getting Help
  • Making Decisions About Treatment, Housing, etc.
  • Communicating Effectively With Family, Friends, And Health Professionals
  • Dealing With Caregiver And Care Partner Emotions
  • Planning For Future Needs
  • Legal Issues Related To Caregiving
  • Action Planning and Problem Solving


The class meets every week at the same day and time over Zoom. Every participant is sent a free E-book to the email they provided in their registration. (Should you wish to have a hard copy, contact your trainer to purchase). To learn more, visit the Mac. Inc Maryland Living Well Center of Excellence website.

Grant funds from the Maryland Department of Aging and the Maryland Department of Health assisted in the development of this material. Points of view or opinion contained herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the Maryland Department of Aging or the Maryland Department of Health.

Virtual location

You will receive a confirmation email with a URL.

Feb 07, 2024 09:00am

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