Training offered to families of Alzheimer's patients

2013-09-19T00:00:00Z Training offered to families of Alzheimer's patientsArizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star

Tucson-area families are invited to attend one of two free Alzheimer’s care training sessions sponsored by Home Instead Senior Care.

The first is scheduled for 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday,  at Atria Compana del Rio, 1550 E. River Road.

A second is set for 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 5, at The Forum at Tucson, 2500 N. Rosemont Blvd.

RSVP to 209-1515 or tormay@homeinsteadtucson.com

The program incorporates a hands-on approach to help families deal with the difficult behavioral changes that often are associated with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias.

Caregivers will be taught how to manage behaviors, encourage engagement, and care for themselves while caring for their loved one.

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