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 October 22, 2013, 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, October 2013 through September 2014, 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
|October 22||Caregiver Tools for Coping|
|November 26|| Learning to Work with Physicians and Other Professionals to |
Get a Diagnosis and Develop a Plan for Care
|January 28||Identifying Needs and Developing Appropriate Responses for Early Stage Dementia|
|February 25||Identifying Resources for Both of You|
|March 25||Identifying Needs and Developing Appropriate Responses for Moderate Stage Dementia|
|April 22|| Identifying Needs and Developing Appropriate Resonses for |
Late Stage Dementia
|May 27||Learning How to Prevent Problems and Manage Behavior in Dementia Care|
|June 24||Learning to Understand Research and Identify Chances to be Involved|
|July 22|| For Caregivers: Developing Plans to Take Care of Your |
|August 26||The Experience of Grief: Persons with Dementia and Caregiving|
|September 23||Caregivers and Healthcare: For Better or Worse|