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Get advice on caring for loved one with Alzheimer's and dementia

Are you caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease or related forms of dementia? You’re not alone.

Join American Senior Communities for a day of education and resources - to help you provide

the best care for your loved one. It’s the Dementia Caregiver Workshop, organized in part by Alzheimer's Assocation Greater Indiana Chapter.

The event will be held Saturday, May 11 at Indiana University Neuroscience Goodman Hall, 355 W. 16th St., Indianapolis 46202.

Professionals in the field share their expertise on a range of topics that will help you provide the best care for your loved one. Participants will receive free boxed lunches, optional hand massages and more at the event’s Resource Fair. Breakout sessions will provide education on care options, legal and financial planning, art and music therapy, nutrition and more. Joy’s House, an adult daycare provider will provide care options for those participants needing care assistance while attending the workshop.

Here's the workshop agenda:

9-10 am Registration

10-11 am Keynote Speakers

• Cristian Lasanga-Reeves, PhD, Assistant Professor of Anatomy & Cell Biology IU School of Medicine • Jared R. Brosch, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology, IU School of Medicine • Karen Holdridge, MPH, Scientific Communications Consultant, Eli Lilly and Company

11:15-12 pm Breakouts 1, 2 & 3

• Driving Safety • Art and Music Therapy • Care Options

12-12:45 pm Lunch & Resource Fair

1-1:45 pm Breakouts 4, 5 & 6 • Legal & Financial Planning • Effective Communication • Nutrition: Memory Meals

To register, click here:

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