The Times – November 9, 2016 – Tigard-based consortium offers training for caregivers all over Oregon

November 9, 2016

Oregon Care Partners is teaming up with the Alzheimer’s Association for a Nov. 18 class at the Juanita Pohl Center. Are you a caregiver? Consider the question. According to Ann Dupuis, a communications specialist for Oregon Care Partners, it’s “kind of a broad term.” “There’s a lot of people that fall under that ‘caregiver’ definition,” Dupuis said. When Oregon Care …

Angela NealThe Times – November 9, 2016 – Tigard-based consortium offers training for caregivers all over Oregon

Wilsonville Spokesman – June 13, 2016 – Conference on dementia care draws hundreds

June 13, 2016

From the packed parking lot of the Wilsonville Holiday Inn June 1, you might have guessed that a Clinton or a Trump were making an appearance. But the reason more than 700 people were in attendance had little to do with politics. Instead it focused on an issue especially relevant to a city where almost 40 percent of residents are …

Ann DupuisWilsonville Spokesman – June 13, 2016 – Conference on dementia care draws hundreds

The Bulletin – April 8, 2016 – Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease

April 8, 2016

Three-part class offers vital insights of Alzheimer’s Jack Crockett’s wife had become increasingly confused while playing dominoes. Francis Chavez operates an adult foster home and one of the residents quit washing her hair. Both wanted to learn more about Alzheimer’s disease and how to care for those suffering from it. Kristina Barragan, of the Alzheimer’s Association, is teaching a three-part …

Angela NealThe Bulletin – April 8, 2016 – Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease

Mail Tribune – March 27, 2016 – Are you a caregiver? Free Training can help you navigate the challenges

March 27, 2016

Caregivers often put their own health at risk; experts advise to get trained and seek help. “Until death do us part”: a wedding vow, a promise made to an aging parent and the motto of many family caregivers who devote themselves to long-term care of a loved one. They’re the meal givers, the medicine givers, the compassion givers. Every day, …

Angela NealMail Tribune – March 27, 2016 – Are you a caregiver? Free Training can help you navigate the challenges

Lake Oswego Review – March 3, 2016 – Conversations About Dementia

March 3, 2016

March 11 class in Lake Oswego will offer tips and advice for families and professional caregivers As the state’s population continues to age, Oregon Care Partners is reaching out more than ever to heal the heartbreak of dementia with a series of free classes for families and professional caregivers. Called “Conversations About Dementia,” the classes are part of OCP’s extensive …

Angela NealLake Oswego Review – March 3, 2016 – Conversations About Dementia

The Daily Astorian – December 12th – Keep calm, care on: Caregivers figure out how to deal with ‘challenging behaviors’

December 12, 2015

  Oregon Care Partners class teaches caregivers to read and respond to people with “challenging behaviors.” Beverly, a 42-year-old woman with a traumatic brain injury, lives in an assisted-living facility. She does not speak but communicates with gestures and noises. Her mother visits regularly and takes her out for dinner or shopping. When Beverly returns, she usually screams through the …

Angela NealThe Daily Astorian – December 12th – Keep calm, care on: Caregivers figure out how to deal with ‘challenging behaviors’

The Daily Astorian – December 10, 2015 – Free class helps caregivers of older adults

December 10, 2015

This class is designed to help anyone who cares for an aging Oregonian better manage challenging behaviors that are common among older adults, such as anger, yelling, cussing, threatening others, withdrawing, self harm and physical aggression. Oregon Care Partners holds a free class in Astoria for caregivers of those with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday. The class …

Angela NealThe Daily Astorian – December 10, 2015 – Free class helps caregivers of older adults

The Oregonian – November 7th – “Family caregivers conference focuses on gaps in resources, support”

November 7, 2015

Family caregivers for aging loved ones face gaps in resources and support even as the number of elderly Americans continues to grow. That was the message to more than 100 caregivers at the 12th annual Washington County Family Caregivers Conference Friday at Tuality Health Education Center in Hillsboro. Tuality co-sponsored the conference with Washington County Disability, Aging and Veteran Services. …

Angela NealThe Oregonian – November 7th – “Family caregivers conference focuses on gaps in resources, support”

Oregon Care Partners’ Highlight Reel

June 15, 2015

If you haven’t seen it yet, check out Oregon Care Partners’ new highlight reel!  Click on the image to watch the video on YouTube:  

Oregon Care Partners’ Highlight Reel

Press Release – June 4th – “Teepa Snow to present no-cost workshops”

June 4, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Press Contact: Jack Coleman Email: jcoleman@gardcommunications.com Phone: 503-552-5003 Alzheimer’s and dementia care expert Teepa Snow to present no-cost workshops in Portland, Salem and Canyonville      June workshops for family and professional caregivers teach skills that make a difference PORTLAND, OREGON (June 4, 2015) – Nationally recognized dementia care and training specialist Teepa Snow, MS, OTR/L, FOATA will …

Press Release – June 4th – “Teepa Snow to present no-cost workshops”