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Register now for upcoming workshops on Alzheimer’s and other dementias

Posted on April 8, 2013 at 1:00 a.m. | Updated on April 8, 2013 at 9:39 a.m.

MISHAWAKA - Home Instead Senior Care will offer several three-week workshops to help families manage the challenges of Alzheimer’s and other dementias. Upcoming workshops are set for 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 17 and April 24 at Home Instead Senior Care office, 3025 Grape Rd. Participants will learn about the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, how the diseases are diagnosed and behaviors caused by symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. It will also feature techniques designed to help loved ones share stories and memories. The Alzheimer’s or Other Dementias “Changing Aging through Research and Education” Training Program offers a personal approach to help families care for seniors with Alzheimer’s disease at home. The free guide “Helping Families Cope” will also be available. Registration is required. To register or for more information call 256-1479 or visit www.HelpforAlzheimersFamilies.com.