The Alzheimer’s Association is presenting a series of workshops on Essential Skills for Family Caregivers.
The first workshop in this series will be held Thursday, June 2 from 10 a.m to 12:30 p.m., at the Alzheimer’s Disease Center, 54 Miller Street, Quincy. Two additional workshops will follow at the same time and place June 11 and 18.
The Essential Skills for Family Caregivers series provides education and practical tools to those caring for someone with dementia. The goal of the series is to Improve day-to-day living and overall quality of life for the person with dementia and the caregiver. The series covers communication techniques, strategies to manage difficult behaviors and safety in the home. Essential Skills is free and intended for family caregivers. To register or for more information call 800.272.3900.
The Alzheimer’s Association, with headquarters in Watertown, has regional offices in Springfield, Raynham, and Worcester, MA and Bedford, NH. The Alzheimer Association provides services and programs for those with Alzheimer’s, family and professional caregivers in the form of support groups, a 24/7 Helpline, care consultation, advocacy efforts, research funding and education programs. For more information about Alzheimer programs, visit www.alz.org/MANH or call 800.272.3900.