Education for the person with dementia

The first course in the First Link® Learning Series is designed for the person with dementia and their primary care partner.

First Steps for People with Dementia and Caregivers

This series helps people newly diagnosed with a dementia and their care partners understand their diagnosis and the changes they experience.  It offers participants an opportunity to share and connect with others.  Topics covered during this course include:

  • What is dementia?
  • Memory loss and changes to the brain
  • Coping strategies
  • Drugs and treatments
  • Future planning
  • Community resources

First Steps is offered weekly in two-hour sessions over a four-week period.


Last Updated: 11/08/2017