Alzheimer Caregiver Support Group

Our desire is to bring persons from the community and within our congregation who are caregivers of individuals diagnosed with Alzheimer/Dementia.  This self-help group process creates a reassuring understanding that he or she is not alone in the struggle but that they are having similar experiences and will learn from each other.  This support group works in collaboration with the Alzheimer Association and it is being facilitated by Mental Health and Medical Professionals who are Christian leaders.

 

Benefits the Group Offers

  • Education on Alzheimer and dementia
  • Legal and Financial Issues
  • Diagnosis and Treatment Information
  • Updates on the latest Research on Alzheimer Disease
  • Effective Care-giving Techniques  
  • Effective Communication
  • Caregiver Health
  • How to cope with agitation and aggression
  • Understanding and identifying symptom manifestations of Alzheimer
  • Field Trips
  • Others