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A Family Guide to supporting a loved one with Alzheimer's & Dementia

A Family Guide to Supporting a Loved One
Scarborough, ME – Hospice of Southern Maine and the Alzheimer’s Association will present several workshops across southern Maine to help families cope with and support a loved one dealing with Alzheimer’s or dementia.
The 90-minute workshop will be presented by Carol Palmer, an RN and program director with the Maine chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association.  Ms. Palmer, a former trauma nurse, hospice nurse and lead nurse for the office of adults with mental illnesses also served as a director of forensics and is a Viet Nam era veteran. She has been providing training about dementia and related conditions and behaviors for nearly ten years.
The workshops are free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be provided. Workshops dates and locations include:

Falmouth House
32 Blueberry Lane, Falmouth
Monday, April 4, 2011

Scarborough Terrace
600 Commerce Drive, Scarborough
Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Bay Square @ Yarmouth
27 Forest Falls Drive, Yarmouth
Thursday, April 7, 2011

Monarch Center
392 Maine Street, Saco
Monday, April 11, 2011

The Cedars
630 Ocean Ave. Portland
Thursday, April 14, 2011
To register, or for more information, please call 866-621-7600 or 207-289-3640.
Funding support was provided by a grant to Hospice of Southern Maine from the Huntington Common Charitable Fund for Seniors, of the Kennebunk Savings Bank Foundation.
Hospice of Southern Maine provides comprehensive home and inpatient hospice services including bereavement support to more than 1,000 patients and their families throughout southern Maine annually.  More information is available on the web at http://www.hospiceofsouthernmaine.org/ or by calling 207-289-3640.
For more information about the Maine chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association call 207-772-0115 or visit www.alz.org/maine.