Family Caregivers Forums presented by Alzheimer’s Association posted on: 03-26-2009

The Alzheimer’s Association www.alz.org is offering a series of telephone forums to family caregivers. There is no cost for any of the forums.

The topics and times are as follows:

Practical Guide to Providing Home Care
Wednesday April 15th 1:00-2:00 pm

  • Offers tips and tools for bathing, dressing, feeding, incontinence and oral care.

Responding to difficulties when providing care

Common Health Problems
Wednesday April 29th 1:00-2:00pm

  • Signs and symptoms
  • Assessing pain or discomfort
  • How to respond and when to call the doctor.

Comfort and Care at the End-of-Life
Wednesday May 27 1:00-2:00pm

  • Family discussions and decisions about end stage care
  • Hospice and Palliative care
  • Providing Comfort

To register for any of the phone forums call the Alzheimer’s Association at 800-272-3900.