November is National Family Caregiver Month

by State Representative Ben McGorty, 122nd District

November is National Family Caregiver Month and the national Alzheimer’s Association is sponsoring a series of informative, free virtual education sessions to help caregivers recognize and respond to Alzheimer’s and dementia-related behaviors.

If you think you might find these resources helpful, I encourage you to visit www.alzprograms.org to learn more. You can also find a list of the presentations with links to register at the end of this notice.

November 10th at 1:30 PM ► Living With Alzheimer’s: For Late-Stage Caregivers – This program will meet on November 10th and November 17th.

November 10th at 6 PM ► Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia: Caregiver Tips For The Holidays

November 12th at 10 AM ► Alzheimer’s Treatment Options: Pharmacological & Non-Pharmacological Approaches

November 16th at 6 PM ► Los cuidados y las celebraciones de fin de año: consejos para quienes cuidan a un ser querido con demencia – (Caring For Your Loved One During The Holidays)

November 16th at 6 PM ► Effective Communication Strategies

November 17th at 6 PM ► Understanding & Responding to Dementia-Related Behavior

November 18th at 4 PM ► Dementia Conversations With A Caregiver Panel Discussion – Featuring a Q&A with Carol Mack, former caregiver and Alzheimer’s Association Volunteer. 

November 30th at 12 PM ► Effective Communication Strategies

Call the Alzheimer’s Association 24/7, toll-free helpline :

1-800-272-3900

 

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