The Alzheimer's Association - North Central Texas Chapter, in conjunction with the Heart of Texas Area Agency on Aging, presents a free education series for family caregivers. Starting April 26, 2016, this series is designed to provide caregivers with knowledge and practical skills to better meet the challenges of caring for a loved one. The series of educational talks take place on the 4th Tuesday of every month. Check back for future topics.
4th Tuesday of every month
1:30 to 3 p.m.
Heart of Texas Council of Governments
1514 S. New Road
Waco, Texas 76710
Tuesday, April 26
The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease
Alzheimer’s disease is not a normal part of aging. If you or someone you know is affected by Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, it’s time to learn the facts. This program provides information on detection, causes and risk factors, stages of the disease, treatment, and much more.
Tuesday, May 24
Basics of Diagnosing and Disease Management
Dr. Ben Perry, a geriatrician at the BSW Hillcrest Senior Clinic, will speak about getting a diagnosis and managing the symptoms of Alzheimer’s or other dementia.
Tuesday, June 28
Healthy Living for Brain and Body
Find out how lifestyle choices may help you keep your brain and body healthy as you age.
Tuesday, July 26
Guest speaker Elisa Rainey is an elder law attorney with Rainey & Rainey. She specializes in estate planning, Medicaid and VA benefits, probate, guardianship and other issues.
There is no charge, but reservations are appreciated. Please call 800-272-3900 to make a reservation.