Relative, caretakers and others thinking about Alzheimer’s illness and/or an associated dementia are welcomed to participate in a care and assistance workshop on 2 Saturdays, April 22 and April 29, from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at Lawrenceburg Public Library’s Sally Stegner Depot Meeting Room.
The workshop, “What Families Need to Know … When the Diagnosis is Alzheimer’s Disease or a Related Dementia,” is being provided by the Alzheimer’s Association Greater Cincinnati Chapter. Subjects consist of the numerous kinds of medical diagnoses; phases and treatments of dementia; methods to manage everyday obstacles, such as interaction and habits; info about legal and monetary preparation, consisting of advance instructions; and recognizing social work, such as break and long-lasting care.
Set up speakers and their subjects:.
– April 22: Dr. Kelly Napier, Dearborn County VA scientific psychologist, “The Nature and Progression of the Disease”; and Kristin Cooley, Alzheimer’s Association scientific social employee, Cincinnati, “Changes in Communication and Behavior.”.
– April 29: Adrienne Flannery, Miller Flannery Law, Lawrenceburg, older law lawyer, “Legal Planning for Families”; and Cooley, “Family Coping Strategies and Community Resources.”.
The program is complimentary of charge and open up to the general public. Lunch will be supplied thanks to Ridgewood Health Campus. Bookings will be accepted through the Friday before each session. People might go to either or both sessions.