Training Schedule for SAVVY Caregiver Program

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2019 Classes

Updated January 2019

SAVVY CAREGIVER PROGRAM Training provides family caregivers of people with dementia the knowledge and skills essential for successful caregiving. Participation in the 12-hour training is provided in 6 sessions at no cost. Savvy ADVANCED is an 8 hour training provided in 4 sessions for individuals who have completed the first training. For more information, contact your Area Agency on Aging: https://www.maine.gov/dhhs/oads/community-support/resource-centers.html.

Southern Maine (Southern Maine Agency on Aging)

Southern Maine Agency on Aging
136 US Route One, Scarborough, ME
April 24th - May 29th
(Wednesdays)
2:30 - 4:30 PM
Contact: Family CAregiver Support Line - 396-6541

Central Maine (Spectrum Generations)

Ballard Center
6 East Chestnut Street, LL1, Augusta, ME
March 19th - April 23rd
(Tuesdays)
1:30 - 3:30 PM
Call Katie Keene to register: 621-7646

Eastern Maine (Eastern Area Agency on Aging)

Dirigo Pines
9 Alumni Drive, Orono, ME
March 20th - April 24th
(Wednesdays)
4:00 - 6:00 PM

Boyd Place
21 Boyd Street, #1201, Bangor, ME
August 21st - September 25th
(Wednesdays)
2:00 - 4:00 PM

Western Maine (Seniors Plus)

3 Recreation Drive, Mexico, ME (same building as the Police Department)
March 18th - April 22nd (April 29th- storm day if needed)
(Mondays)
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Contact: Laure Johnson, LSW - 800-427-1241

Northern Maine (Aroostook Agency on Aging)

Area Agency on Aging - Savvy I
203 Main Street, Presque Isle, ME
March 13th - April 17th
(Wednesdays)
1:00 - 3:00 PM
Contact: Sahron Berz - 764-3396

Cary Medical Center, Chan Center - Savvy II
Access Highway, Caribou, ME
September 7th - September 28th
(Wednesdays)
1:00 - 3:00 PM

September 4th - September 25th
(Saturdays)
10:00 AM - 12:00 Noon
Contact: Sharon Berz - 764-3396, Bill Flagg (Cary Medical Center) - 498-3111

Northern Maine Community College - Savvy I
Edgemont Drive, Presque Isle, ME
May 1st - June 12th
(Wednesdays)
12:00 Noon - 2:00 PM
Contact: Sharon Berz - 764-3396

Montford Heights - Savvy I
Library, Main Street, St. Agatha, ME
April 2nd - May 28th
(Tuesdays)
1:00 - 3:00 PM
Contact: Sharon Berz - 764-3396, Sister Jackie Ayotte - Long Lake Library - 543-6325