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OREGON CARE PARTNERS REFUNDED THRU JUNE 30, 2019

We have some exciting news to share with you! Thanks to the outpouring of support among family and professional caregivers statewide, the Oregon Legislature has refunded Oregon Care Partners through June 2019. This means we will continue to provide FREE high-quality training across the state for Oregonians looking to improve their knowledge and skills as caregivers, and enhance the quality of care they are providing others.

Our schedule of free in-person trainings will be coming soon. In the meantime, don't miss this opportunity to take one of our 60+ online classes, which address many topics concerning the care of older adults including challenging behaviors, Alzheimer's and dementia care, and safe medication management. Online classes are available to anyone who lives and works in Oregon. Not sure which class to take first? Try one of our most popular classes listed below. All trainings are self-paced and most take only an hour to complete. And thanks to funding from the state, all classes are free; CEUs are offered for qualified professionals.

TOP 5 ONLINE CLASSES
 
Medication: Vital Part of Your Client's or Family Member's Wellbeing
This course focuses on understanding the importance of medications, the challenges of medicating older adults and actions you can take to ensure your client's or family member's wellbeing.
CEUs: 1

Activities for Meaningful Dementia Care
This course teaches how to develop activities and enrichment programs that have meaning to people with dementia.
CEUs: 1

Alzheimer's and Dementia: Signs & Symptoms
This course describes the signs and symptoms of Alzheimer's disease and how it affects the individual as well as friends and family.
CEUs: 1

Activities: Creating a Well-rounded Program

Learn the benefits of involving people with dementia in activities that encourage them to be social and energetic as well as mentally and physically stimulated.
CEUs: 1

Challenging Behaviors: A Framework for Action
This course teaches effective communication and intervention skills when dealing with difficult situations involving people with dementia.
CEUs: 1
Click on the link below to browse our entire catalog of online trainings, which includes four classes in Spanish.
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