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At her age, many young women are thinking of becoming mothers. Samantha is caring for hers.
Pictured, above: Samantha (far right), her brother Alex (left) and her mother Shawn (second from left)
Three generations of her family have been directly affected by dementia. Now, Samantha tells her story as the fourth – the primary caregiver to her mother.
Thursday March 29th 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.Considering Care Options
If you're considering a change in care options for your loved one, this is a good place to begin.
Wednesday April 25th Full day (9 a.m. - 12 p.m., 1 - 4 p.m.)Dementia DOME
A one-day workshop teaching practical, hands-on strategies for caregivers of people with dementia
May 3 6:30 - 8:30 P.M.Talking about Dementia
Learn about Alzheimer's disease and other dementias from local experts.
Ongoing Afternoon or evening sessions availableCaregiver Strategies for Dementia
A practical skill-building workshop providing an essential foundation for family members, friends and caregivers
Wednesday, June 6th 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.Understanding Dementia & Brain Health
A superb introduction to the topic of Alzheimer's disease and related dementias
Physicians & health care professionals - find your referral info here
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