“Alzheimer’s and You” a free five-week series

Published 9:07 am Friday, September 6, 2013

“Alzheimer’s and You” is a free five-week series that can help individuals understand the disease and the behaviors that stem from it.

Participants will learn techniques for caring for, engaging, and redirecting a person with Alzheimer’s Disease.

They will also learn about appropriate activities for different stages of the disease and learn tips for caring for the caregiver.

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The series begins Sept. 19,  and continues on Thursdays through Oct. 17. Each session will be held from 12:15 – 2:15 p.m. and includes a complimentary lunch.

Hospice of the Carolina Foothills is one of the sponsors of the series, which is being held at Bethel Methodist Church in Spartanburg.

If you are a caregiver, family member, or professional who is caring for someone with dementia, this series is for you. One contact hour is awarded to professionals for the completion of each session.

For more information or to register, call 864-573-3735.  Seating is limited.

– article submitted by Marsha VanHecke