The Conway Regional Senior Evaluation and Counseling Center has scheduled a series of free Savvy Caregiver workshops for the fall.

The classes are designed for caregivers of individuals with dementia related illnesses including Alzheimer’s disease. The two-hour, from 10 a.m. to noon, workshops will be held every two weeks on Saturdays beginning Sept. 8 and ending Nov. 10. Participants are encouraged to attend all of the workshops.

Topics are as follows:

• Sept. 8 - Conway Regional Women’s Center classrooms, introduction of dementing illnesses, care giving roles and the Savvy Caregiver class.

• Sept. 22 - Conway Regional Women’s Center classrooms, self care and care giving strategies.

• Oct. 13 - Conway Regional Women’s Center classrooms, defining a primary goal of care giving (contented involvement) and determining dementia stages.

• Oct. 27 - Conference Room, Conway Regional Medical Center, how to achieve a major goal of care giving: contented involvement.

• Nov. 10 - Conway Regional Women’s Center classrooms, family involvement in care giving and employing a model to help with decision making in care giving situations.

To register for the Savvy Caregiver workshops, call 501-932-0480.