IHSS+ Alzheimer's in Alameda County
Join the growing workforce of highly trained caregivers that many Californians can't live without.

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IHSS+ Alzheimer's is a 10-week training program that teaches caregivers practical skills to help them care for older adults experiencing symptoms of living with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias, in Alameda County, California. 

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About the Program

IHSS+ Alzheimer's is a 10-week, instructor-led, online training program for IHSS caregivers that prepares you with skills and knowledge to maximize the care you provide to the consumer. You will learn practical skills including:

  • Alzheimer's disease and related dementias
  • Body Mechanics
  • CPR & First Aid
  • Infection Control
  • Nutrition & Diet
  • And more!

You will receive a stipend upon successful completion of requirements. Stipends will be provided for a limited time. 

Program Eligibility

IHSS caregivers must be:

  • Age 18+
  • Speak English, Spanish, Cantonese, or Mandarin
  • Provide care to an IHSS consumer who meets the following criteria:
    • Resides in Alameda County
    • Age 50+
    • Is a member of Alameda Alliance for Health (AAH)
    • Show signs of memory loss based on survey
    • Speaks English, Spanish, Cantonese, or Mandarin

To find out if you're eligible or to learn more, call 1-844-725-8232 or visit the Center for Caregiver Advancement

Training Duration

Classes are 3.5 hours and held once a week for 10 weeks. 

Classes are fully online via Zoom!

Class Languages

Classes are offered in English, Spanish, Cantonese, and Mandarin.

For a detailed schedule of class offerings or to learn more, call 1-844-725-8232 or visit the Center for Caregiver Advancement

Don't wait, classes fill up quickly!