The Connecticut Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association, in partnership with At Home In Darien and the Mather Center’s Darien senior programs will present a Caregiver Course for those affected by Alzheimer’s disease, related dementias, or any age related issues. This four part training program will be held at the Mather Center, 2 Renshaw Road from 6 to 8 p.m. on May 3, 10, 17, and 24.  Participants are encouraged to attend all four sessions.   Refreshments will be served.

The schedule is as follows:

May 3 – The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease presented by Dr. Vittoria Gassman, MD, Medical Director, Long Term Care, Jewish Senior Services.

May 10 – Communication and Behavior Challenges presented by Sally Harding, MSW, Director of Client Services, Elderhouse Adult Day Center.

May 17 – Family Dynamics/ Keeping the Caregiver Healthy / Community Resources presented by Shanon Jordan, LMSW, Southwestern Regional Director, Alzheimer’s Association.

May 24 – Legal and Financial Issues presented by Linda L. Eliovson, Attorney, Law Offices of Eliovson & Tenore.

Please RSVP to Beth Paris, 203-656-7490, eparis@darienct.gov or Shanon Jordan, 860-329-9403, sjordan@alz.org.  

For information about services, or to find out how you can help support At Home In Darien, please call 203-655-2227 or visit www.athomeindarien.org.