Dementia Care Training

An in-depth, eight-hour training designed to meet the state education criteria for dementia care professionals is being offered April 29 and 30 by the Alzheimer’s Services of Cape Cod and the Islands.

Topics covered in the Dementia Certificate Program for Professionals training include an overview of disease progression, empathic communication skills, managing challenging behaviors, medication management and others.

Times are April 29 from 1 to 5 p.m. and April 30 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and the cost is $95.

For more information about this program offered at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital, or to register, call 508-775-5656 or