Kathy Welsh

Kathy Welsh

Alzheimer’s Association Offers Program for Early-Stage Caregivers in Kingston

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KINGSTON – The Alzheimer’s Association Hudson Valley Chapter will offer the following program on Monday, Dec. 11, in partnership with HealthAlliance Hospital.

“Living with Alzheimer’s for Early-Stage Caregivers” will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, Dec. 11, at HealthAlliance Hospital: Mary’s Avenue Campus in the Administrative Services Building Auditorium at 85 Mary’s Ave. in Kingston.

This free educational conference includes both breakfast and lunch and provides practical answers to the questions that arise in the early stage of Alzheimer’s. For more information or to RSVP, call 800.272.3900.

“This education program is a genuinely good starting point for people who have loved ones showing early signs of dementia,” said Elizabeth Johnson, care consultant and director of client assistance at the Alzheimer’s Association Hudson Valley Chapter. “We discuss the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease, different communication skills to use and learn how to think of family, friends and community professionals as a care team. In this program, we even review care planning tips about important legal, financial and safety issues.”

This program is supported in part by a grant from the New York State Department of Health.

The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Its mission is to eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research, to provide and enhance care and support for all affected and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. Its vision is a world without Alzheimer’s. Visit www.alz.org/hudsonvalley or call 800.272.3900.

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