Dementia: Charting the JourneyClick to RSVP
Start DateOctober 21, 2009
The Alzheimer's Association is partnering with the Presbyterian Home at Clinton to present an educational program for the Laurens County community entitled ? Dementia: Charting the Journey . This program will be held on Wednesday, October 21st, 10:00 ? 11:30 AM in the Main Building at the Presbyterian Home, 801 Musgrove Street in Clinton.
The speaker will be Barbara Barham (RN, MS, CTS) , a psychiatric clinical nurse specialist who has both personal and professional experience working with individuals and families who are dealing with Alzheimer?s disease and other types of dementia. In her presentation, she will address the following topics:
* A brief definition of dementia
* What we can expect to experience as caregivers
* How we can care for ourselves while providing care and support for others.
This event is free. All interested persons are invited to join us. To RSVP, please call the Presbyterian Home at 864-833-5190.
To help family members attend, a no-cost, in-home sitter for a loved one with dementia can be arranged through the Alzheimer's Association.
For information about getting a sitter, our local support groups, or respite voucher -- please call the Alzheimer?s Association at 866-844-0995. Also feel free to visit our website at www.alz.org/sc.