Thursday, April 21, 2011

Free Alzheimer's Caregiver Seminar Next Week

Just a reminder that next week is our free Town Hall Forum for San Diego County caregivers of loved ones with dementia. Our George G. Glenner Alzheimer's Family Centers offers free adult day care while caregivers attend, but you must reserve a spot ahead of time by calling our Hillcrest Center at (619) 543-4704.

Here are some details for the event (which includes breakfast!):

"A Caregiver's Road Map for the Alzheimer's Journey"

Thursday, April 28, 2011
8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Ramada Inn & Conference Center
5550 Kearny Mesa Road
San Diego, CA 92111

Join us as we spend the morning with medical experts from the ActivCare® and The George G. Glenner Alzheimer’s Family Centers medical advisory boards. Learn how to empower and protect yourself and your loved one. Topics for discussion include:

•Preparing for changes with a progressive disease

•Financial options for care: private pay, Medicare and Medi-Cal

•Dementia diagnosis and legal decisions

•When it is time to place in a residential facility

Panelists include:

•Dr. Danel Sewell -- Board-certified geriatric psychiatrist

•Todd Shetter -- COO, ActivCare®

•Heidi Klippel -- Attorney, Estate Planning

•Maureen Jones, RN -- ActivCare® Case Manager

To R.S.V.P., please call the Glenner Centers at (619) 543-4700.

*This course meets the qualifications for three hours of continuing education credits for MFTs and LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (#PCE 646) and three hours of continuing education credits as required by the Board of Registered Nursing (CEP 9035).

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