Posted: Sep 10, 2013 10:15 AM by MELISSA CANONE
There will be a free Alzheimer's CARE(Changing Aging through Research and Education) training workshop that will be offered in recognition of World Alzheimer's Month. The session will be held at 6:00 p.m. on September 16, 2013, at Fatima Auditorium, 111 Goodnight Dr. in Lafayette, and will feature guest speaker, Dr. Damon Patterson, neurologist.
Developed by Home Instead Senior Care, the Alzheimer's or Other Dementias CARE program incorporates an innovative, hands-on approach to help families deal with the difficult behavioral changes that often are associated with Alzheimer's disease or other dementias.
During the workshop, program experts will teach caregivers how to:
· Manage behaviors
· Encourage engagement
· Care for themselves while caring for their loved one
To reserve a spot, call Home Instead Senior Care at 337-295-7990.