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Alzheimer’s Association of MA/NH Offering Free Training for First Responders

Mar 29, 2023

Communities working to become more age- and dementia friendly have an opportunity to connect local public safety personnel to free training and education from the Alzheimer’s Association of MA/NH.

The goal of this training is to educate Fire and EMS personnel on the impact that Alzheimer’s Disease and other dementias may have on individuals and communities. This program has been developed specifically for Fire and EMS. Strategies acquired from this training will provide an understanding of Alzheimer’s Disease and other dementias, and will help personnel optimize the effectiveness of responding during interventions with persons living with dementia, and their¬†families.

THIS PROGRAM WILL BE OFFERED VIRTUALLY ON TWO DATES:

Presenter: Jennifer Hoadley, CDP – Regional Manager, Southeastern MA, Alzheimer’s Association

Presenter: Melissa Grenier, LCSW – Regional Manager, New Hampshire, Alzheimer’s Association

Please register individually using the links provided above. Approved for 2 Continuing
Education hours through Massachusetts OEMS, and for 2 Continuing Education hours through Maine
EMS. Questions can be directed to Melissa Grenier at mgrenier@alz.org.