On Sept. 30 and Oct. 19, the Florida chapters of the Alzheimer’s Association will host two “Lunch Time Learning” programs to help families navigate caregiving for loved ones with dementia, both near and far. Both programs will feature certified care manager Heidi Brown and Alzheimer’s community educator Louise Gallagher as guest speakers. The first program on Sept. 30 will address the benefits of geriatric care management. The second program will share five insightful tips for long-distance caregivers. Both programs will be hosted via Zoom. To register, contact the Alzheimer’s Association 24/7 helpline at (800) 272-3900 or click here.
According to the Alzheimer’s Association, more than 6 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s. Florida has the second-highest prevalence of the disease in the country, with more than 580,000 individuals battling the disease.