Free Alzheimer’s program continues in Vacaville

By From page A3 | September 08, 2013

VACAVILLE — A free program that offers tips and strategies for dealing with dementia continues next week in Vacaville.

The next session of the Living with Alzheimer’s for Caregivers education program starts at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the NorthBay Adult Day Center, 1020 Nut Tree Road.

Heather L. Gray, a family support coordinator for the Alzheimer’s Association–Greater Bay Area, will present the program. She has more than nine years of experience providing direct service and support to people living with dementia, and their families.

Program participants will hear from those directly affected by the disease and learn what they need to do to plan for each point along the way. Topics include developing a care team, legal and financial planning, coping strategies, care and treatment options, communicating and connecting, and maximizing independence.

The final session in the three-part program is Oct. 9. For more information, call 624-7970 or 624-7971.

Reach John Glidden at 427-6981 or [email protected] Follow him on Twitter at www.twitter/glid24.


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