Dementia Care Training for Professional Caregivers


Our nationally-recognized Dementia Care Training for Professional Caregivers specifically aims to empower direct care workers from a variety of settings to provide the highest quality of care to persons with dementia. The training is currently offered in English, Spanish, and Chinese.

This training meets for a full day, once a week for seven weeks, at our main office in midtown Manhattan. Trainees who complete the program receive a certificate of attendance.

This program is open to direct care staff who are paid to provide hands-on care to individuals.

Topics include:

  • Understanding the disease process
  • Enhancing communication
  • Creating meaningful activities
  • Managing challenging behaviors
  • Palliative care
  • Person-centered care
  • Home safety
  • Family interactions
  • Cultural awareness
  • Elder abuse
  • Self-care

For more information or to register, please contact our 24-hour Helpline at (646) 744-2900.