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February 5, 2013
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Education series for those caring for loved ones with memory impairment

Caregivers who are caring for a loved one with a memory impairment that is progressive are encouraged to attend a Penn Valley educational series on four separate dates in February and March. Caregivers will receive practical information on the warning signs, diagnosis and progression, the differences between dementia and Alzheimer’s disease and learn effective strategies in communication and caring for the caregiver.

Classes include:

Thursday, February 21: “Understanding Memory Loss, Alzheimer’s and Dementia,” 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Thursday, February 28: “Caring for the Caregiver.”

Thursday, March 7: “Communication and Behaviors.”

Thursday, March 14: “Personal Care and Incontinence.”

Registration is requested. Please call 1-800-272-3900 to register. If you need someone to care for your loved one while you attend this workshop, please let us know when you RSVP. The event is cosponsored by Helping Hands Adult Day Program, Del Oro Caregiver Resource Center, and the Alzheimer’s Outreach Project. Classes will be at Helping Hands Adult Day Center,17645 Penn Valley Drive in Penn Valley.

For more information, contact Denise Davis by emailing or calling 800-272-3900.

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The Union Updated Feb 5, 2013 11:42PM Published Feb 7, 2013 02:58PM Copyright 2013 The Union. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.