Home Instead Senior Care to offer Alzheimer’s CARE training

Staff Report

September 23, 2013

North Wilkesboro and surrounding area families are invited to attend a free Alzheimer’s CARE training workshops that will be offered in recognition of World Alzheimer’s Month. The sessions will be held on Sept. 26 at 9:30 am or 6:30 pm at Home Instead Senior Care, 315 C Street in North Wilkesboro.

Sessions last one and a half hours each.

Developed by Home Instead Senior Care, the Alzheimer’s or Other Dementias CARE program incorporates an innovative, hands-on approach to help families deal with the difficult behavioral changes that often are associated with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias.

During the workshop, program experts will teach caregivers how to:

· Manage behaviors

· Encourage engagement

· Care for themselves while caring for their loved one

To reserve a spot, call Home Instead Senior Care at 336-838-4040.