Foothills Dementia and Alzheimer Caregiver Support Group meet monthly
Published 9:46 am Thursday, April 7, 2022
Non-profit organization to support caregivers of Alzheimer patients
POLK COUNTY––Support group meetings for dementia and Alzheimer caregivers will be held monthly at the Meeting Place in Columbus.
Monthly support group meetings will meet at 75 Carmel Lane in Columbus on the last Wednesday of each month from 3 to 4 .p.m. The goal of this non-profit organization is to develop a network of support for caregivers and provide training and resource information for those who care for dementia and Alzheimer’s patients.
At the beginning of March, a meeting took place at the Wellness Center at White Oak in Tryon, presented by David Fleuch, PA.
An informational meeting was held on Sunday, April 3, at 4 p.m. at Lanier Library in Tryon. Dr. Gordon Schneider, PhD, a psychologist practicing in Columbus and affiliated with St. Luke’s Hospital, presented information at the meeting, as well as family medicine doctor, Dr. Jeffery Viar; attorney at law Phillip Geagan; financial advisor Stephanie Winterrowd; and Art DeCotis, former caregiver of an Alzheimer’s patient.
For further information about becoming involved with dementia and Alzheimer caregiver support group meetings, contact Peg Wyllie at 828-859-6339 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org; or contact Donna Carson, Site Coordinator, at 828-894-0001 or email at email@example.com.