Education
The Chapter has a variety of programs available to increase the awareness of AD among caregivers, laypersons and healthcare professionals.The Chapter sponsors Community Education Programs for professionals, para-professionals, and in-home caregivers.

A call to the Chapter's Helpline, in Omaha (402) 572-3010 or in Council Bluffs (712) 322-8840 or 1-800-309-2112, will answer questions and direct the caller to the appropriate resources. The Lending Library has printed material and audio/visual tapes that are available to Chapter members at no charge

A Chapter newsletter continually updates members on Chapter sponsored activities and services. It also offers caregiving information/tips and research updates.Groups interested in learning more about AD can schedule a Speaker's Bureau presentation.

Train-the-Trainer Training Program educates professionals in AD care using both didactic and case simulated clinical experiences.

Patient & Family Services
Support/Coping Groups offer small group assistance to family members and caregivers. These groups are lead by trained volunteers. Training sessions for Respite Care Volunteers is scheduled throughout the year. Respite volunteers go into the homes of individuals with AD and relieve the caregiver for a short period of time.

Research
The Chapter continually supports research both on a local and national level, and needs your support to combat this costly and devastating disease. The programs of the Chapter are supported entirely by voluntary contributions. The Chapter is a member of CHAD (Combined Health Agencies Drive).


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