Waukesha, WI – The Alzheimer’s Association will offer a three-part workshop called “Understanding Dementia: An Education Program for Family Caregivers” on consecutive Tuesdays starting Tuesday, October 4 from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. at Waukesha Memorial Hospital, 725 American Avenue, in Waukesha.
This three-session workshop is designed for those with a family member or friend recently diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia. The program will include an overview of dementia, communication strategies, behavior changes, safety issues, community resources and personal care for the caregiver. There will also be an opportunity to exchange ideas and experiences with others who are coping with similar situations.
This program is being provided by the Alzheimer’s Association at no charge, and is open to family caregivers. Registration is required; to register, please contact the ProHealth class registration service at 262-928-2745.
The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer care, support and research. Our mission is to eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. Our vision is a world without Alzheimer’s. For more information about Alzheimer’s disease and local services visit www.alz.org/sewi or call the Alzheimer’s Association 24/7 Helpline at 800.272.3900.