This eight week program will provide information, support, and encouragement to persons in the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia and their caregivers.
The support group will provide an opportunity to discuss issues and changes related to memory loss and a gathering to share experiences and feelings. This series will begin on October 1st and continue through November 19th from 10:30am-12:00pm at the Alzheimer’s Association, located at 465 East High Street, Suite 200, Lexington. Registration is required.
Call April at 1-859-266-5283, Ext. 1308 for more information.
Legal and Financial Planning
If you or someone you know is affected by Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, the time for legal and financial planning is now. This workshop is for anyone who would like to know more about what legal and financial issues to consider and how to put plans in place. Learn what legal decisions must be made, and how to use those decisions to protect and provide the best care possible for the person with dementia. Explore the options available to pay for care, where to find additional resources, and how to make the best financial choices for both the person with dementia and the caregiver. Guest speakers will be Carolyn Kenton Bluegrass Elderlaw and Loretta Henderson of the Bluegrass Area Agency on Aging. Sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association. The program will be held on Wednesday, September 24th from 2-4:30pm at the Madison County Public Library located at 507 West Main Street, Richmond. Registration is required. Please contact 1-800-272-3900 or e-mail [email protected].