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Free Family Alzheimer's CARE Training
Published:
9/11/2013 2:54:13 PM


 

Event: Alzheimer’s CARE Training

Session 1: September 24, 6 – 8 p.m.
Summerville Medical Center
295 Midland Parkway, Summerville, SC 29485

Session 2: September 26, 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.
The Palms
937 Bowman Road, Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464

Session 3: September 26, 6 – 8 p.m.
The Palms
937 Bowman Road, Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464

Session 4: September 28, 1 – 3 p.m.
Home Instead Senior Care
29 Gamecock Avenue, Suite 101, Charleston, SC 29407

Session 5: October 1, 1 – 3 p.m.
Trident Medical Center, Café B1
9330 Medical Plaza Drive, Charleston, SC 29406

RSVP: 843-571-3000 or [email protected]


Area families are invited to attend a free Alzheimer’s CARE training workshop that will be offered in recognition of World Alzheimer’s Month (September). Home Instead Senior Care office serving Charleston and the Low Country of South Carolina is offering five sessions of the training.

Developed by Home Instead Senior Care, the Alzheimer’s or Other Dementias CARE program incorporates an innovative, hands-on approach to help families deal with the difficult behavioral changes that often are associated with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias.

During the workshop, program experts will teach caregivers how to:
· Manage behaviors
· Encourage engagement
· Care for themselves while caring for their loved one

To reserve a spot, call Home Instead Senior Care at 843-571-3000. 

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Submitted By: Max Wallack Submitted: 9/11/2013
I believe it is important for children to understand Alzheimer's disease so they can still interact lovingly with family members who have this disease. I am a 17 year old college junior, Alzheimer's researcher, and Alzheimer's advocate.I grew up as a caregiver to my great grandmother who had Alzheimer's disease. After her death, I founded a nonprofit organization that has distributed over 24,000 puzzles to Alzheimer's facilities. Recently, the book I coauthored explaining Alzheimer's disease to children became available on Amazon.My hope was to provide some helpful coping mechanisms to the many children dealing with Alzheimer's disease among their family members. 50 percent of the profits from this book will go to Alzheimer's causes. I think this book could help a lot of children and families."Why Did Grandma Put Her Underwear in Refrigerator? A Book Explaining Alzheimer's Disease to Children." http://amzn.to/13FYYxh


 
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