Alzheimer’s Association Workshop Slated at Bishop’s Commons

OSWEGO – Bishop’s Commons in Oswego will host an educational program by the Alzheimer’s Association, Central New York Chapter entitled, “Living with Alzheimer’s: For Mid-Stage Caregivers”, on July 16 from 3:30 to 7 p.m.

When someone is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, friends and family have many questions.

This program will provide caregivers with the knowledge; tools and strategies needed to cope with a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s or related dementia.

We will address:

• Symptoms associated with mid-stage Alzheimer’s disease

• Communication issues

• Providing personal care

• Behavior changes

• Medication management

• Home safety, driving and wandering

• Care options including day programs. In-home care and other living choices as well as caregiver needs.

This educational program is free of charge and open to the public. Bishop’s Commons is located at 4 Burkle St., easily accessible on the St. Luke residential campus in the city of Oswego.

Registration for the “Living with Alzheimer’s: For Mid-Stage Caregivers” workshop is required. To register call the Alzheimer’s Association at (315) 596-4016, extension 100, or Bishop’s Commons at 315-349-0799.