The Oregonian – April 12th – “Those who care for older Oregonians with dementia can get free training”

April 12, 2015

Oregon Care Partners, a consortium of organizations that work with older adults, is offering a series of free classes for those who care for aging Oregonians with dementia. The classes are open to both paid health professionals and unpaid family members.

The Oregonian – April 12th – “Those who care for older Oregonians with dementia can get free training”

KATU – April 10th – “Medical Examiner: Gresham woman with Alzheimer’s died from exposure”

April 10, 2015

GRESHAM, Ore. — Diane Holcom’s long battle with Alzheimer’s disease that slowly robbed her of her memory ended in a wooded area just off a side street in Fairview. Holcom, who was 74 years old, apparently fell down in berry bushes near the corner of 205th and Thompson Street in Fairview and couldn’t get back up.

KATU – April 10th – “Medical Examiner: Gresham woman with Alzheimer’s died from exposure”

The Register-Guard – April 6th – “Help with Alzheimer’s”

April 6, 2015

Help with Alzheimer’s Family members caring for people with Alzheimer’s and dementia face practical and social problems that may lead to isolation, frustration or depression. Creating a positive environment for those with Alzheimer’s and dementia is a priority for family members; however, it can be challenging for those with little or no training. Oregon Care Partners is helping family members …

The Register-Guard – April 6th – “Help with Alzheimer’s”

Hillsboro Tribune – April 3 – “Caregivers can learn for free at community center”

April 3, 2015

Oregon Care Partners offers free online and in-person classes about creating a positive environment for loved ones with dementia, what to expect as their condition progresses and more. Caregiving for those with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia can be an emotionally and physically taxing job. On Tuesday, April 7, Oregon Care Partners is offering a class, “Living with Alzheimer’s for Caregivers: …

Hillsboro Tribune – April 3 – “Caregivers can learn for free at community center”

KMTR – April 2nd – “Oregon Care Partners hosts Alzheimer’s conferences”

April 2, 2015

Oregon care partners held a workshop today at the Eugene Hilton.  It’s aimed to provide support to those caring for someone with alzheimer’s or dementia. The free event is part of a statewide caregiver training intiative. Whether you are a licensed caregiver or not, the program allows you to learn more about how to care and assist people with the …

KMTR – April 2nd – “Oregon Care Partners hosts Alzheimer’s conferences”

KDRV – March 25th – “Training for Alzheimer’s and Dementia Caregivers”

March 25, 2015

MEDFORD — Healthcare workers in Southern Oregon are learning more about caring for those with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease thanks to free training being offered by Oregon Care Partners. The training is for anyone working or living in Oregon to help them care for dementia and Alzheimer’s patients.

KDRV – March 25th – “Training for Alzheimer’s and Dementia Caregivers”

The Madras Pioneer – February 18th – “Free classes offered for caregivers”

February 18, 2015

Free classes designed to help family members and professional health care workers provide quality care for aging Oregonians will be offered in Madras and Bend, from March through April. The courses are designed for a variety of caregivers, including those working specifically in the health care profession, as well as family members helping coordinate or provide care at home for …

The Madras Pioneer – February 18th – “Free classes offered for caregivers”

The Daily Astorian – February 16th – “Free caregiver training coming to Oregon Coast”

February 16, 2015

Free caregiver training offered Oregon Care Partners is offering no-cost caregiver training classes on the Oregon Coast to help family members and professional health care workers alike provide quality care for aging Oregonians. Paid and unpaid caregivers, family members, health care administrators, public safety workers, social workers, and members of the public are encouraged to attend.

The Daily Astorian – February 16th – “Free caregiver training coming to Oregon Coast”

KMTR – February 9th – “Free training for caregivers in Oregon”

February 9, 2015

EUGENE, Ore. – Oregon Care Partners, a quality training consortium funded by the State of Oregon and Oregon Department of Human Services, has launched a statewide caregiver training initiative to provide high quality, no-cost trainings for caregivers across the state. The Oregon Legislature funded the caregiver training initiative in 2014 to address the overwhelming need for a well-trained workforce and …

KMTR – February 9th – “Free training for caregivers in Oregon”