Community Education

Dementia 101: What You Need to Know About Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias

Caregivers of someone with Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia (ADRD) must manage the ever-changing behaviors of their loved one; the anxiety is constant. The challenge of caring for someone with ADRD is unique because it is truly a 24/7 charge.

We are offering the following program to teach the tools necessary for successfully managing ADRD. This series is hosted by Councils on Aging. Free to the community.

What is dementia? 
Some Statistics
Communicating with a loved one with dementia
Addressing challenging behaviors
Caring for the caregiver
Community Resources
Overview of Legal Planning Needs


2014 Schedule:

Barnstable Senior Center
January 28, 2014 | 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Orleans Council on Aging
February 6, 2014 | 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Bourne Council on Aging
February 25, 2014 | 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Nantucket Cottage Hospital
March 11, 2014 | 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.


For information about our 2014 programs, please email