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Free Educational Caregiver Series: Alzheimer's Assoc. – Capital of TX Chapter

During the months of February and March, The Alzheimer’s Association, Capital of Texas Chapter, will be holding free seminars for individuals who need guidance to take care of someone suffering from Alzheimer’s or related dementia.

Led by Suzanne Oliver, LCSW, these seminars provide complementary caregiver education on topics particular to caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementia. All sessions will be held at the Chapter office, 3429 Executive Center Drive, Suite 100, Austin, TX, 78731. Following are the dates and topics of each session:

Tuesday, February 9 Part I – Introduction to Alzheimer’s: ALZ 101 6:00 – 7:15 pm What is Alzheimer’s, Diagnosis and treatments, Stages, How to cope

Tuesday, February 16 Part II – Behaviors and Communication
4:00 – 5:00 pm
Preserving dignity, Agitation, Combativeness, Depression, Sexuality, Hallucinations, Managing behaviors, Communication techniques

Tuesday, February 23 Part III – Activities of Daily Living
4:00 – 5:00 pm
Bathing, Eating, Dressing, Toileting, Hydration and nutrition, Safety, Driving, Activities

Tuesday, March 2 Part IV – Care for the Caregiver
4:00 – 5:00 pm
Getting support, Adjustment and grief, Caregiving Issues, Communicating with family and physicians

Registration is required due to limited class size. Please call (512) 241-0420 or email if you would like to attend.

The Alzheimer’s Association is a non-profit organization that has served Austin and Central Texas since 1984. Our mission is to provide the community with leadership to enhance care for individuals and their families who suffer from this disease.

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