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Friday, October 8, 2010

Alzheimer’s Association to give caregiver's series

NORTH HAVEN — The Alzheimer’s Association, Connecticut Chapter is offering a free Family Caregiver Series for caregivers of people with any type of dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease. The four part series will take place at the Joyce C. Budrow Senior Center, 189 Pool Road.
Refreshments will be served.
The classes will run from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on four Wednesdays, beginning Oct. 13.
Topics will include:
October 13 - Overview of Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Types of Dementia, Treatment/Research, and Alzheimer’s Association Programs and Services
October 20 – Communication Techniques, Behavioral Challenges/Strategies, and Safety
November 3 – Family Dynamics, Keeping the Caregiver Healthy, and Community Resources
November 10 – Legal and Financial Issues
To register, call the Alzheimer’s Association at 203-230-1777, ext. 14 (Hamden office).
Pre-registration is requested.



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