Developing Successful Volunteer Opportunities in Dementia Programs

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About the training

Join NADRC for its webinar, "Developing Successful Volunteer Opportunities in Dementia Programs" on August 30; 1:00 - 2:00 PM ET.

Register Now!Volunteers can provide valuable support for organizations serving people who are living with dementia and their caregivers by enabling organizations to expand their capacity and plan for long-term sustainability. This webinar will focus on how selected dementia programs recruit, train, and retain volunteers; by providing volunteers with meaningful work.The key to this concept in the Respite for All program is building a dementia-friendly group where everyone has purpose, and no one is singled out for having memory issues. Volunteers are trained to create opportunity for those with dementia to be of service to their community.The Durham Center for Senior Life (DCSL) engages volunteers in several activities and has leaned heavily on local students. Duke University undergraduate students have been trained to support the implementation of DCSL’s evidence-informed intervention. North Carolina Central University Master’s in Social Work students support dementia care management staff and have an opportunity to conduct social work activities with clients who are living with dementia and their families.National Alzheimer’s and Dementia Resource Center (NADRC) webinars are free and open to the public. Complimentary CEUs are available. Closed captioning is available for all NADRC webinars. All NADRC webinars are recorded and available for viewing on the website.If you have questions, please contact Sari Shuman.