Alzheimer's Association Offers Free Caregivers Workshop

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

The Alzheimer’s Association is providing a workshop specifically for those caregivers caring for loved ones with Alzheimer’s disease.  “We recognize the struggle caregivers have in finding the support they need to care for their loved ones” stated Amy French, Manager of Programs and Education of the Alzheimer’s Association.  “Our aim is to provide these caregivers with the education and support they need in order to properly care for their loved one, and for themself “, French stated.


The event is Wednesday, Nov. 28, at Ridgedale Baptist Church, from 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.  Breakfast and lunch are included.  There is no fee for this conference, but registration is required. 


To register call 265-3600.


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