Caregiver Interactive Workshops & Lectures 


An intimate, interactive 3-hour workshop where participants identify problems, based on real-life scenarios, and discuss solutions to improve communication and manage behaviors of individuals with Alzheimer’s disease or memory-related disorders. Please call (813) 396-0659 to register or email karalallen@health.usf.edu 

  • January 19, 2017 | 9:00am-12:15pm, Cost $40
    Helping Alzheimer's family caregivers improve communication and manage difficult behaviors – USF Health Byrd Institute

  • April 27, 2017 | 9:00am-12:15pm, Cost $40
    Helping Alzheimer's family caregivers improve communication and manage difficult behaviors – USF Health Byrd Institute

  • July 27, 2017 | 9:00am-12:15pm, Cost $40
    Helping Alzheimer's family caregivers improve communication and manage difficult behaviors – USF Health Byrd Institute

  • October 26, 2017 | 9:00am-12:15pm, Cost $40
    Helping Alzheimer's family caregivers improve communication and manage difficult behaviors – USF Health Byrd Institute

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Caregiver Lecture

A day-long lecture featuring USF faculty and experts from the Byrd Institute detailing current information and practical tips to help persons caring for loved ones with Alzheimer's and related dementias. March 7, 2017 | 9:30am-3:00pm, Free admission

Alzheimer’s Disease: What Family Caregivers Need to Know – Legacy at Highwoods Preserve, Tampa, FL.

Highlights include (subject to change):

  1. Understanding Alzheimer's disease and medication management
  2. Clinical Trials: One Step Closer to a Cure
  3. Overview of strategies for managing behaviors and communicating with a person with Alzheimer's Understanding what cognitive loss means and how it affects behaviors.