The Alzheimer’s Association – Greater Dallas Chapter has released its schedule of Caregiver classes & Educational opportunities for the month of February.
Caregiver classes are designed to provide beneficial and crucial information in dealing with Alzheimer’s, along with proper guidance and training to assist a person living with Alzheimer’s disease. Two examples of educational opportunities available are: Maintain Your Brain, that covers the most up-to-date information to help you make the best decisions concerning your health and Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease, an introduction to the disease and what is currently known about it.
Caregiver classes address an overview of Alzheimer’s disease – meeting daily challenges,communication, safety, managing difficult behaviors, and caring for the caregiver. The classes are free for family members. Caregiver classes are from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. unless told otherwise. A $30 fee is required for professional caregivers.
Maintain Your Brain is a one hour class and is $5. Lunch and beverages are provided for caregiver classes. To register, contact the Greater Dallas Chapter Helpline at (800) 272-3900.
Visit www.alz.org/greaterdallas/in_my_community_support.asp or call 1-800-272-3900 for locations and registration information.