Education for the Person with Dementia
The first course in the First Link® Learning Series is designed for the person with dementia and their primary care partner.
First Steps for People with Dementia and Caregivers
This series helps people newly diagnosed with a dementia and their care partners understand their diagnosis and the changes they experience. It offers participants an opportunity to share and connect with others. Topics covered during this course include:
- What is dementia?
- Memory loss and changes to the brain
- Coping strategies
- Drugs and treatments
- Future planning
- Community resources
First Steps is offered weekly in two-hour sessions over a four-week period.