Living with Alzheimer's for Caregivers

When someone is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, friend and family have many questions. Massena Memorial Hospital and the Alzheimer’s Association of Central New York will offer a free community program/training for Alzheimer’s Caregivers. This three-part series is designed to provide caregivers with the knowledge, tool and strategies needed to cope with a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s or related dementia.
The Alzheimer’s Association of Central New York is offering a free program for the community at Massena Memorial Hospital on Wednesday, October 29 from 1-5 p.m. Registration is required; please call 621-4025, extension 125.
The program is in three parts and will address:
•    Symptoms associated with mid-stage Alzheimer’s
•    Communication issues
•    Providing personal care
•    Behavior changes
•    Medication management
•    Home safety, driving and wandering
•    Care options including day programs, in-home care and other living options as well as caregiver needs.
Please join us Wednesday, October 29th at 1:00 pm in the MMH Wing Board Room, Main Level. Seats are limited!  Seating will be available on a first come first serve basis. Pre-Registration is required. Please call MMH Public Relations 621-4025, extension 125.
 

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