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Savvy Caregiver Program begins Jan. 27

January 20, 2016
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 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on the same day as it is held at Grace Church. 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. RSVP by Jan. 20, by calling the center at (239) 437-3007.

This program is made possible through a grant from the Cape Coral Community Foundation.



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