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Living with Alzheimer's and Other Dementias
Jan 2, 2019

Living with or caring with someone with Alzheimer's or other dementia can be difficult, especially on the relationships in your life. This workshop will show a brief documentary about a couple living with Alzheimer's, followed by a panel discussion that will address signs and symptoms, strategies for living with it, strategies for caregivers, and resources.  The session will end with a guided meditation and instructions for at-home meditation, an excellent stress relieving tool for caregivers.  This workshop is free of charge and open to the public.

Panelists include: Dr. Gary Epstein-Ludbow, Medical Director, Center for Memory Health at Hebrew SeniorLive; Mary Jane McGill, Avita of Needham and Alzheimer's caregiver for 16 years; Dr. Janet Jankowiak, Geriatric/Behavioral Neurologist; and Jess Rice, Co-Founder of Jog Your Memory 5K. The panel moderator is Christine Bunnell, Alzheimer's Association, MA & NH Chapter. The guided meditation will be led by Mary Jo Ricketson.

When: January 31, 2:30-4:00 pm

Where: Kraft Hall

RSVP: The Dover COA 508-315-5734 or coa@doverma.org