Great Barrington: Alzheimer’s education series offered for caregivers

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Fairview Hospital and the Alzheimer’s Association MA/NH Chapter are co-sponsoring a free program for area families who provide care to a family member with Alzheimer’s Disease.

The Alzheimer’s Care Partners Education series includes four two-hour sessions from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursdays, March 6 to 27, in Fairview Hospital’s Conference Room.

Each program will address a specific aspect of issues commonly faced by individuals who are responsible for care.

The program topics and dates include "Understanding Dementia" on March 6; "Caregiving at Home, Safety and Resources" on March 13; "Legal and Financial Issues" on March 20; and "Caring for the Caregiver" on March 27.

This free program is presented by the Alzheimer’s Association. To register: Fairview’s Community Relations Office at (413) 854-9609.


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