Training Schedule for SAVVY Caregiver Program

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2019 Classes

Updated April 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 Program- 207-396-6541 to register.

Sam L. Cohen Center
30 Barra Road, Biddeford, ME
May 22nd - June 26th
(Wednesdays)
1:30 - 3:30 PM
Contact: Family Caregiver Support Program- 207-396-6541 to register.

Central Maine (Spectrum Generations)

None at this time.

Eastern Maine (Eastern Area Agency on Aging)

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

Western Maine (Seniors Plus)

None at this time.

Northern Maine (Aroostook Agency on Aging)

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 - 207-764-3396, Bill Flagg (Cary Medical Center) - 207-498-3111

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 - 207-764-3396