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Outreach, Recruitment & Engagement Core Programs for Caregivers

Community Education Programs

Community education program courses offered by the Yale ADRC include:

  • 10 Ways to Love Your Brain: Proven strategies to maintain brain health.
  • 10 Warning Signs of Dementia: Cognitive and behavioral changes that may signal the start of a dementing process and warrant medical evaluation.
  • The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer’s: Description of the difference between normal aging and dementia, definition of dementia including its various causes, and discussion of the diagnosis and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease.
  • Coping with Dementia: Strategies for Families. Description of the stages of dementia, the patient characteristics and problems arising within each stage, and appropriate coping strategies for family caregivers.

For additional information or to schedule a presentation, please call 203-785-5526.

Online Resources

Helpful websites and tools related to Alzheimers disease are listed below:

Support Groups for Caregivers

Support groups for caregivers, located throughout Connecticut, can be found on the Alzheimer's Association Support Groups web page.