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, January 10th from 11:00AM-1:00PM, at the Alzheimer's Association Massachusetts/New Hampshire Chapter Headquarters, eHead
480 Pleasant Street, in Watertown. Two additional workshops will follow at the same time and place January 17th and 24nd. Family and caregiver programs for people with Alzheimer's disease are free and open to public.
The Essential Skills for Family Caregivers series provides education and practical tools to those caring for someone with dementia. Improved day-to-day living and overall quality of life for the person with dementia and the caregiver is the goal of this series which covers communication techniques, strategies to manage difficult behaviors, and safety in the home.
The Alzheimer’s Association, with headquarters in Watertown, has regional offices in Springfield, Raynham, and Worcester, MA and Bedford and Lebanon, 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.