Coping with Alzheimer’s, especially when a loved one has just been diagnosed, can seem an overwhelming challenge. Rest assured, there are many excellent resources to help you, your loved one and your family become more informed.
Here in Central New England, the Alzheimer’s Association Massachusetts/New Hampshire Chapter offers a variety of programs for families, professionals and individuals with Alzheimer’s Disease. For information on statewide programs, please visit their website at www.alz.org/MANH or call 617-868-6718 to subscribe to their mailing and e-mail lists.
If you live in Central Massachusetts, save these dates for three upcoming Tuesday events at the chapter’s local office, Worcester Senior Center, 128 Providence Street, Worcester:
Coping with Early Memory Loss
Tuesday, April 23; 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Getting Started: What to Do When Your Family Member Has Memory Loss
Tuesday, May 21; 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Legal and Financial: Issues and Answers
Tuesday, February 26 OR Tuesday, June 11; both options at 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.
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