Becoming an Expert Caregiver at Dyer-Schererville Library

By: Alzheimer's Association Last Updated: August 18, 2010

The Alzheimer's Association of Greater Indiana will host “Becoming an Expert Caregiver” on Monday, August 23 at 6:00 PM. This program will be held at the Dyer-Schererville Library, 1001 West Lincoln Highway in Schererville. AlzheimersAssociation

Becoming an Expert Caregiver is for those who are caring for a loved one with memory loss. This program will empower you with simple techniques to hone in on your loved ones’ strengths and supporting their needs, while maintaining as much independence a possible. Topics include verbal and non-verbal communication, coping with challenging behaviors, wandering and activities of daily life such as bathing, dressing, toileting and eating.

This program is free and open to the Public. Reservations are encouraged, but not required. To reserve your space or for additional information, please call the Alzheimer’s Association Helpline at 800.272.3900.

Today, approximately 5.3 million Americans have Alzheimer’s disease, including 120,000 Hoosiers. The Alzheimer’s Association is the world leader in Alzheimer’s research and support. Having awarded more than $150 million to nearly 1,300 research projects, the Alzheimer's Association is the largest private funder of Alzheimer research. The Association’s vision is a world without Alzheimer’s disease. For more information about Alzheimer's disease, call 800.272.3900.