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.