Whether you are a family member needing help for a loved one or a healthcare professional seeking certification, we are here to support you in caring for those who need your help!

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Whether you are a family member looking for help for a loved one or a healthcare professional seeking certification, we are here to support you in caring for those who need your help!

Empowering Caregivers Who Care For Those with Dementia or Alzheimer's Disease

Our mission at Coping Dementia Training is to educate healthcare providers, the community, and families about dementia and Alzheimer's, and their behavioral impacts. Through a better understanding of the disease, caregivers are able to provide compassion in their care and manage the stress associated with the frustrations of dementia management.

Our mission at Coping Dementia Training is to educate healthcare providers, the community, and families about dementia and Alzheimer's, and their behavioral impacts.

Through a better understanding of the disease, caregivers are able to provide compassion in their care and manage the stress associated with the frustrations of dementia management.

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I want you to know what a pleasure it was to be a part of your training. I left feeling so much more confident and knowledgeable in my role here at the Alzheimer's Association. You are an excellent teacher and I hope our paths cross again in the future. Thank you for what you do!

—Dori Burgess

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Coping Dementia Training Services Include:

Custom Alzheimer’s Disease and
Dementia Care Training

This 8 hour seminar provides a broad overview of Alzheimer’s Disease and dementia in relation to understanding and managing behaviors. Healthcare providers are eligible for certification as a Dementia Practitioner upon successful completion of the course.

Donations

We accept financial and in-kind donations to help educate communities about the effects of Dementia/ Alzheimer’s on patients, families and care givers. Your liberal, tax-deductable gifts help us to provide affordable services to in-home care givers and to the health community: first responders, home health aides, registered nurses, physical therapists, etc.

Personal In-Home Assessment 
and Coaching

In home assessment and coaching are available for individual caregivers or families providing care for a loved one. Coaching is most effective with multiple family members present.

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Recently, I have traveled the path so many of you are currently experiencing. I am currently a caregiver for my mother. Previously I cared for my father as well before moving him into a skilled nursing facility. My personal experience has made me acutely aware of how naive I was to the depth of the spiritual, emotional, financial and physical impact of dementia on the patient as well as the family. My passion was ignited to provide caregivers education and coaching to alleviate some of the despair and offer hope through knowledge and behavior interventions.

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Why You Should Choose Coping Dementia Training

My experience has been both professional and personal. The additional training and life experiences ensure an empathetic relationship with the caregivers since I have been there. My in-home consultations are unique and meant to minimize stress of going to another location to the caregiver. This way, the person with dementia remains in their own home environment. The ideal would be to coach family and friends also. As the disease progresses visitors tend to decrease because of not knowing what to expect or cope with the situation. There are interventions to connect with your loved one even though they do not remember who you are.

The cost of my services is moderate due to the financial contributions of caring individuals and corporations who donate to this important cause.

The initial in-home visit ($197.00) is 2 hours which includes an in-home safety and knowledge assessment and personalized coaching to address your main concerns. A one-hour follow-up visit to assess how the coaching is being utilized will be free, included in your assessment.

Telephone support is offered Monday – Friday during normal business hours. If an additional visit is requested, it is $75.00/hour. There is a money back guarantee if you are not satisfied with the initial visit.

Coping Dementia Training understands and respects each person’s right to honor their spiritual, cultural, and educational backgrounds.

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Do the best you can until you know better.
Then when you know better, do better.

—Maya Angelou

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