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Friday, September 3, 2010

Alzheimer’s Association to give caregiver classes

MILFORD — The Alzheimer’s Association, Connecticut Chapter, is offering a free, four-part family caregiver series for caregivers of people with any type of dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease 6-7:30 p.m. Thursdays starting Sept. 14 at 300 Seaside Ave., auditorium C. Refreshments will be served
Topics will include:
- Sept. 14: Overview of Alzheimer’s Disease, other forms of dementia and treatment and research.
- Sept. 21: Communication techniques, behavioral challenges/strategies and safety.
- Sept. 28: Family dynamics, keeping the caregiver healthy and community resources
- Oct. 5: Legal and financial issues .
To register, call the Alzheimer’s Association at 800-356-5502 or 203-230-1777, ext. 14. Preregistration is requested.



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