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Alzheimer's Association "Care and Support Workshop for Family Caregivers

August 25, 2014
 

What Families Need to know...
When the Diagnosis is Alzheimer's Disease or Related Dementia

A Care and Support Workshop for Family Caregivers

Caring for someone with cognitive impairment is a 24-hour a day, 7-day a week challenge.  This series of educational sessions provides an opportunity for families to learn and share together in an informal setting.  Topics are presented by experts in their respective fields.

Our goals for the participants include:


-  Developing a better understanding of medical aspects of dementia
-  Obtaining strategies for coping with daily challenges of caring for an individual with memory impairment
-  Receiving important information related to legal and financial planning
-  Identifying various available community services that may be helpful now and the future.

Session Topics include:

-  The Nature and Progression of the Disease
-  Changes in Communication and Behavior
-  Legal Planning for Families
-  Family Coping Strategies & Community Resources

Adams County - Summer 2014

Two-part series (separate topics each day):
Monday, August 18 & August 25
1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Adams County Regional Medical Center (ACRMC)
230 Medical Center Drive - Conf. Room
Seaman, OH 45679

This program is free of charge but reservations must be made in advance.

 

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