Five Ways to Learn More About Alzheimer’s: Fall 2013 Programs for Central Massachusetts

When your loved one has Alzheimer’s or dementia, the more you know, the better equipped you’ll be for dealing with the many issues that can arise.

The Alzheimer’s Association-MA/NH Chapter is an excellent regional resource. Here are some fall programs in Central Massachusetts that you may find helpful:

Know the 10 Warning Signs – Early Detection Matters
Monday, September 9; 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Grafton Senior Center, 30 Providence Rd., Grafton

The Basics:  Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease
Thursday, September 19; 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Mendon Senior Center, 62 Providence St., Mendon

Monday, September 23; 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
First Congregational Church of Sutton, 307 Boston Rd., Sutton

Tuesday, November 12; 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Clinton Hospital, 201 Highland St., Clinton

Cambios en la memoria:  Envejecimiento normal o Alzheimer?
Wednesday, October 9; 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Centro las Americas, 11 Sycamore St., Worcester

Wednesday, October 23; 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Living Well, 125 Hartwell St., West Boylston

Coping with Early Memory Loss
Wednesday, November 20; 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Alzheimer’s Association Central Massachusetts office
Worcester Senior Center, 128 Providence St., Worcester

Legal and Financial Issues: Issues and Answers
Tuesday, December 10; 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Alzheimer’s Association Central Massachusetts office
Worcester Senior Center, 128 Providence St., Worcester

For more information on these or many other programs and to register, please contact the Association at 800-272-3900 or visit www.alz.org/MANH.

President of Deborah Fins Associates, PC, since 1995, Deborah Liss Fins is a licensed independent clinical social worker and certified geriatric care manager. Drawing on more than 30 years of professional experience in geriatric care management, DFA offers comprehensive assessments and planning, guidance in selecting appropriate care, help identifying resources for financial support and professional consulting. Please contact us to set up a complimentary initial telephone consultation.

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