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Family Caregiver Education Series
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Free Family Caregiver Education Series in Waco

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 February 24, 2015, this series provides practical skills to help caregivers be better prepared to meet the ever-changing challenges that accompany their loved ones' disease progression.  

The Family Caregiver Education Series is presented by Howard Gruetzner, M.Ed, LPC, and author of Alzheimer's: A Caregiver's Sourcebook, on the 4th Tuesday of the month, February 24 through September 22, 2015, 10:30 am to 12 noon, Heart of Texas Council of Governments, 1514 S. New Road, Waco. 

To reserve your seat, please call the Alzheimer's Association at 254-753-7722 or 1-800-272-3900. You are welcome to attend as many sessions as you want.

Schedule of Topics

 February 24  Identifying How Resources Can Help Both of You

 March 24 Identifying Needs and Developing Appropriate Responses for Moderate Stage Dementia

 April 28 Identifying Needs and Developing Appropriate Resonses for
Late Stage Dementia

 May 26 Driving, Finances and Decision-Making: How to Prevent Problems and Support Desired Outcomes

 June 23 Learning to Understand Research and Identify Chances to be Involved

 July 28 For Caregivers: Developing Plans to Take Care of Your
Future Now
 August 25 The Experience of Grief: Persons with Dementia and Caregiving

September_22     Caregivers and Healthcare: For Better or Worse

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