Dementia Information and Education

Community Events and Workshops  

NEW: The Kenosha Area Dementia Activities Calendar is an easy way to view dementia related events and education opportunities offered by community providers in the Kenosha area.  

ADRC Workshops 

Lunch n learnLunch and Learn workshops will be offered by Susan Johnson, Dementia Care Specialist, every other month at the Westosha Senior Center and the Parkside Baptist Church. Lunch is included. An RSVP is required, please call 262-605-6646. The next workshop is: 

Effective Communication Strategies              

  • June 27, 2019 - 11:30 am to 1 pm, Parkside Baptist Church, 2620 14th Place Kenosha
  • July 25, 2019 - 11:30 am to 1 pm, Westosha Senior Center, 19200 93rd Street, Bristol, WI

Community Education

The ADRC provides ongoing community education throughout the year in both the county and the City of Kenosha:

Savvy Caregiver

This bold and innovative program is designed specifically for family caregivers of persons living with dementia. 

The Savvy Caregiver Training Program provides over twelve hours of face-to-face training with dementia experts, a caregiver manual and access to additional online caregiving tools. The participant will gain:

  • Knowledge to manage activities of daily living 
  • Skills to assess the abilities of your family member and adjust your approach as needed 
  • Confidence to set and achieve caregiving goals 

For more information and to register, call Susan Johnson, Dementia Care Specialist, at 262-605-6602.

Dementia Training - a 3-part series

  • Dementia 101
  • Safety and Dementia: Practical Tips for the Caregiver
  • Communication and Behaviors Common to Dementia

Call the ADRC at 262-605-6606 for information.