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Dementia Basics Training

Dementia Basics Training is a 2-part, 30 minute training that will provide participants with a better understanding of Alzheimer's Disease and other dementias, how to improve communication with someone with the disease, and how to obtain help.

For further information and assistance with this training please contact Volunteer Services at 207-396-6525volunteer@smaaa.org.

Part 1 - What is Dementia?

Teepa Snow, one of the nation's leading educators on dementia, provides basic information about dementia.


Part 2 - Communication Strategies

Peter Baker of the Alzheimer's Association, Maine Chapter, discusses practical and useful strategies for communicating with someone with dementia.


When you have finished this training, please complete the post-training survey by clicking on this link.


Thank you to our presenter, Peter Baker, and to Senior Helpers for granting permission to use the Teepa Snow video.