Alzheimer's Association Partnership

I Am Me – Connecting Heart to Heart Caregivers for Alzheimer's and Dementia Face Special Challenges

The Mary Wade Home, Inc. and the Connecticut Chapter of Alzheimer’s Association have formed a partnership to expand and enhance memory-care capabilities in the New Haven community. On March 20, Mary Wade hosted a kickoff meeting to mark the beginning of this partnership. The staff at Mary Wade encounter dementia and Alzheimer’s disease every day. By partnering with the Alzheimer’s Association, we combine our experience, expertise and skills to serve our clients and patients. Our goal is to provide consistently excellent care for our clients and patients, and this includes early detection of Alzheimer's symptoms and signs.

Monthly Education Seminars:

Understanding Alzheimer's and Dementia: Caring for the Person

Habitation Therapy

Knowing and Understanding the Individual

Communication Skills: We Need to Know the Language (part1)

Communication Skills: We Need to Know the Language (part2)

Does the Physical Environment Make a Difference?

Our Approach to Personal Care (part1)

Our Approach to Personal Care (part2)

Activity and Purposeful Engagement

Behavior as Communication: Understanding and Responding (part1)

Behavior as Communication: Understanding and Responding (part2)

Understanding and Working with Families

 

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