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Alzheimer's Dementia Family Caregiver

About This Event

  • Event Type:Mruk Family Education Center on Aging
Details:

A diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease or Dementia for a family member is often overwhelming and confusing. What does a diagnosis mean? How should I plan? What questions should I ask? Should Mom/Dad still be driving? What should I expect? What resources are available? How should I communicate with my loved one? Come find support through open and topic driven discussion with other caregivers and healthcare professionals.

When: Meets 4th Thursday of each month at 2:00 p.m.

Where: Mruk Family Education Center on Aging

Understanding Alzheimer’s disease and the stages

Taking care of the caregiver!

Dealing with the feelings: guilt, grief, disappointment, denial, anger

Understanding how Alzheimer’s disease changes people

Helping others understand

Dementia behaviors

Changes in communication

Home safety

Planning ahead: Health, legal, and financial issues

Getting help with caregiving

Challenges and coping strategies

Holiday survival

For more resources, information, or to be added to our reminder call list:

508-3880

Contact Information:

For more information, contact Diahanne VanGulick, MFECOA Coordinator, at (870) 508-3880 or evangulick@baxterregional.org.

Registration
  • Price: Free
  • Registration Instructions: Online Registration