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?Alzheimer?s disease: Know the signs, prepare for the journey?

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April 8, 2010
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The Alzheimer's Association SC Chapter is hosting a workshop entitled, ?Alzheimer?s disease: Know the signs, prepare for the journey?, Thursday, April 8, 9:00am-1:00pm, at Greer City Hall, 301 E. Poinsett Street, Greer SC.
The agenda will include:

? Powerpoint/video presentation on:
o Warning signs, reducing your risk of developing dementia; working with your doctor for diagnosis and treatment; why early detection of Alzheimer?s disease is important
? Interactive panel/audience discussion:
o Panelist include Pharmicist, DiAndra Brooks; Caregiver, Lucien Richardson; Chaplain, Dr. George West; and Geriatric Nurse, Barb Barham
o Topics include: medications and treatment; getting a diagnosis; family dynamics; emotional and spiritual issues; practical care giving skills; etc.

Light breakfast and a bag lunch will be served, provided by Lutheran Hospice and RoseCrest Continuing Care Retirement Community. There is NO COST for this workshop. Pre-registration is required, please register by April 5 by calling the Alzheimer?s Association
1-866-844-0995 (Greenville Area Office), 1-800-908-9690 (Spartanburg Area Office) or online at www.alz.org/sc . A no-cost, in-home sitter can be arranged for family members to attend this event.

Register by April 5 by calling the Alzheimer?s Association
1-866-844-0995 (Greenville Area Office), 1-800-908-9690 (Spartanburg Area Office) or online at www.alz.org/sc

04/05/2010
Greer City Hall
301 E. Poinsett Street
Greer, South Carolina 29651
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Sheila Lewis
8642500029