Alzheimer’s Series continues at Caz Library

Cazenovia library new(Cazenovia, NY – Jan. 2015) The second of a three-part series by the Alzheimer’s Association, Central NY Chapter,—“Living with Alzheimer’s: For Mid-Stage Caregivers”—will be offered at the Cazenovia Public Library on Wednesday Jan. 14 from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Library Community Room.

When someone is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, friends and family have many questions.  This workshop is designed to provide caregivers with the knowledge, tools, and strategies needed to cope with a diagnosis of ‘Alzheimer’s or related dementia.

Issues that will be addressed are:

  • Symptoms associated with mid-stage Alzheimer’s
  • Communication issues
  • Providing personal care
  • Behavior changes
  • Medication management
  • Home safety, driving, and wandering
  • Care options, including day programs, in-home care, and other living options.
  • Caregiver needs.

Please register for this program at 472-4201 Ext. 100.

Mark your calendar and watch for details on the remaining presentation

“Legal and Financial Planning” on April 8.

These presentations are free and open to the public.  For more information on the Alzheimer’s series or other events at the Cazenovia Public Library, call 655-9322 or visit www.cazenoviapubliclibrary.org.

Additional information is also available from the Alzheimer’s Association at 800-272-3900 or at www.alz.org/cny.

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