Living With Alzheimer’s: For Caregivers
This 3-part series is open to individuals who are caring for a loved one with early stage Alzheimer’s disease.
Living with Alzheimer’s: For Caregivers When someone is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, friends and family have many questions. What does the diagnosis mean? What kinds of plans need to be made? What resources are available to help? Hear from those directly affected and learn what you need to know, what you need to plan and what you can do at this beginning point of your caregiving journey.
Each participant will receive a “Tips for Caregivers” workbook
Wednesday, October 21, 2015– Part 1:
1. Description/symptoms of dementia and Alzheimer’s
2. FDA approved treatments
3. Coping with the diagnosis
4. Planning for the future
5. Working as a team
6. Helping your loved one remain active
7. Nurturing your relationship
Wednesday, October 28, 2015– Part 2:
1. Creating a health care team
2. Research opportunities
3. Community resources
Wednesday, November 4, 2015– Part 3:
1. Legal, financial and safety plans
2. Recognizing and coping withstress
3. Supportive programs and services
All workshops held at UCSF Mission Bay. Pre-registration is required. Additional information, including a map, meeting times and room location will be provided after registration is complete.
To register: contact Stefanie Bonigut 800.272.3900