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 January 22, this series provides practiclal skills to help caregivers be better prepared to meet the ever-changing challenges that accompany their loved ones' disease progression.
The seven session 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, January through July, 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.
Please download a flyer here.
Schedule of Topics
|January 22||Learning to Work with Physicians and Other Professionals to Get a Diagnosis and Develop a Plan for Care|
|February26||Identifying Needs and Developing Appropriate Responses for Early Stage Dementia|
|March 26||Identifying Needs and Developing Appropriate Responses for Moderate Stage Dementia|
|April 23||Identifying Needs and Developing Appropriate Resonses for Late Stage Dementia|
|May 28||Learning How to Prevent Problems and Manage Behavior in Dementia Care|
|June 25||Learning to Understand Research and Identify Chances to be Involved|
|July 23||For Caregivers: Developing Plans to Take Care of Your Future Now|