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Alzheimer’s Association Workshop “Living with Alzheimer’s: For Mid-Stage Caregivers” July 16

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Bishop’s Commons in Oswego will host an educational program by the Alzheimer’s Association, Central New York Chapter entitled, “Living with Alzheimer’s: For Mid-Stage Caregivers”, on Monday, July 16 from 3:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

When someone is diagnosed with Alzheimer's, friends and family have many questions. This program will provide caregivers with the knowledge; tools and strategies needed to cope with a diagnosis of Alzheimer's or related dementia. We will address:

• Symptoms associated with mid-stage Alzheimer’s disease

• Communication issues

• Providing personal care

• Behavior changes

• Medication management

• Home safety, driving and wandering

• Care options including day programs. In-home care and other living choices as well as caregiver needs.

This educational program is free of charge and open to the public. Bishop’s Commons is located at 4 Burkle Street, easily accessible on the St. Luke residential campus in the City of Oswego.

Registration for the “Living with Alzheimer’s: For Mid-Stage Caregivers” workshop is required. To register call the Alzheimer’s Association at (315) 596-4016, extension 100, or Bishop’s Commons at 315-349-0799.

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