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Savvy Caregiver Program

December 15, 2015
Cape Coral Daily Breeze

The Alvin A. Dubin Alzheimer's Resource Center, in conjunction with Grace Church and Choices in Living Adult Day Care, will hos the Savvy Caregiver Program for Cape Coral community residents. These sessions will be held on Wednesdays, starting Jan. 27 through March 3 from 2 4 p.m. at Grace Church and from 6 to 8 p.m. at Choices in Living Adult Day Care. Grace Church will provide respite care at the church, during the sessions. Grace Church is at 13 21st SE Pl, Cape Coral, 33990.

The Alvin A. Dubin Alzheimer's Resource Center has also collaborated with Choices in Living Adult Day Care, to offer an evening course of the Savvy Caregiver, for those who work. The course will be held from 6p.m. to 8 p.m. on the same day as it is held at Grace Church. Please note, respite will not be available during the evening course.

This educational program is designed to train family caregivers in the basic knowledge, skills, and attitudes needed to handle the challenges of caring for a family member with Alzheimer's disease or related dementia. Sessions are delivered in 2-hour sessions over a 6-week period. There is no charge for this program and seating is limited. Please RSVP by Jan. 20, by calling the Alvin A. Dubin Alzheimer's Resource Center at (239) 437-3007. This program is made possible through a grant from the Cape Coral Community Foundation.

The HYPERLINK "www.alzheimersswfl.org/index.asp" Alvin A. Dubin Alzheimer's Resource Center, a United Way partner agency, provides information, support, and education for individuals with Alzheimer's disease or related memory impairment and their caregivers in Lee, Hendry and Charlotte Counties. The Dubin Alzheimer's Resource Center is at 12468 Brantley Commons Court, Fort Myers.

 
 
 

 

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