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May 19, 2023

Boulder County Area Agency on Aging Offers Free Workshop for Family and Informal Dementia Caregivers in Boulder County

Family caregivers encouraged to register for upcoming in-person event on June 12

Boulder County, Colo. – Boulder County Area Agency on Aging (BCAAA) is hosting a free “Dealing with Dementia” workshop on Monday, June 12, 2023, from 1-5 p.m. The in-person workshop will take place at BCAAA’s office in the Sundquist Building at 3482 Broadway Street in Boulder, CO. Family caregivers are the backbone of community-based services, providing over $450 billion of unpaid services across this nation.

The goal for the Dealing with Dementia caregiver workshop is for family caregivers to gain a better understanding of dementia, utilize strategies to effectively manage dementia behaviors, and develop habits of stress management and self-care. To support local family caregivers of people with dementia, BCAAA’s event provides tips and strategies for caregivers on best practices for caring for their loved ones and themselves.

What: Dealing with Dementia workshop for family caregivers

When: Monday, June 12, 1-5 p.m.

Where: Boulder County Area Agency on Aging, Sundquist Bldg, 3482 Broadway St., Boulder

Registration: Contact Rebekah Van Sweden at 303-441-3945 or InfoCaregiver@bouldercounty.org.

Interested participants are asked to provide name, contact info, and a brief summary about individual caregiving situation when registering for the event. Caregivers who attend the four-hour workshop will receive a copy of the new Dealing with Dementia guide. This guide provides information and solutions to problems caregivers face every day.

Learn more about Boulder County’s Caregiver Initiative at - boco.org/Caregiving.