Alzheimer’s Disease & Other Related Dementia

Power To Care

Are you struggling to get your family or team all on the same page in understanding changes due to dementia? Not sure how to respond when unexpected behavior occurs? Feeling like you have hit a roadblock in communicating effectively or starting to burn out?

Caring for a person with Alzheimer’s Disease and other related dementia’s requires a unique set of skills and knowledge. This interactive education series improves your ability to provide compassionate person-centered care. Discover how Montessori principles can be used to support family engagement and quality of life. Develop strategies to address the needs of care partners to ensure positive and safe environments of care.


Understanding Dementia, Associated Behaviors, and Fundamentals of Dementia Care

Expand your knowledge and ability to address changes that occur at various stages of Alzheimer’s disease and other related dementia’s. Develop strategies to address common behaviors.

Effective Communication and Strategies for Challenging Behaviors

Develop practical strategies to enhance your interpersonal skills and communicate more effectively with persons living with dementia. Apply these skill to more effectively assist individuals when performing ADL’s (activities of daily living). Gain greater understanding of challenging behaviors with strategies to address them.

Using Montessori Techniques to Enhance Quality of Life

Increase your understanding of Montessori principles and its relevance in dementia care. Discover effective approaches for person-centered care and meaningful activity. Learn how to apply these principles to ensure a safe and effective environment of care.

Applications of Montessori Principles in Memory Care & Home-Based Environments

Expand your knowledge and ability to apply Montessori principles at home and in community-based programs. Learn how to visually organize and create engaged environments of care. Develop practical strategies to enable inclusion, reinforce life purpose, and enhance quality of life.

Strategies to Enable Continuity of Care and Transition Plans in Memory Care

Expand your knowledge and ability to communicate more effectively and partner with other healthcare providers to ensure continuity of care for persons with dementia. Discover the importance of family contingency plans to ensure household affairs and personal wishes are identified and protected.

Pulling It Altogether - Ensuring a Safe and Compassionate Environment of Care - Summary of Key Points

Expand your ability to lead by example in helping others understand and demonstrate person-centered care, inclusion, and engagement for persons with dementia. Expand your ability to communicate and interact with dignity, compassion, and respect.

This series can occur as a six-hour, 2 three hour program or occur in 1 1/2 to 2 hour individual sessions.

Contact Kris Cichowski @ 847-951-3365 to discuss options that work best for your group.