The Cedar Springs United Methodist will host a 3-part alzheimer’s education series on the following dates:
Week 1 – Tuesday, August 31, 2010, 7-9 p.m. Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease & Other Dementias will include tips for getting a diagnosis, latest information on treatment and research developments with Carrie-Ann Hood Strong, PsyD & Jacobus Donders, PhD, Clinical Neuropsychologists.
Week 2 – Tuesday, September 7, 7-9 p.m. Legal & Financial Issues will feature tips for making financial and medical decisions on behalf of a person with dementia, planning for future care needs: understanding Medicare, Medicaid, and Veterans Benefits with David Carrier, Elder Law & Estate Planning Attorney.
Week 3 – Tuesday, September 14, 7-9 p.m. Strategies for Navigating the Dementia Journey will include tips for successfully interacting with a person with dementia and where to go for assistance with Christiana Getz, Program Coordinator, Alzheimer’s Association.
The church is located at 140 S. Main St. in Cedar Springs and refreshments will be provided by Metron of Cedar Springs.
Please call 800-272-3900 to reserve your seat or for more information.
A donation of $10 per person (or family) per session is suggested.