Alzheimer's Association presents free program for caregivers Nov. 29

Posted: Nov. 20, 2012 12:21 pm Updated: Dec. 18, 2012 1:15 pm

GRIGGSVILLE -- The Alzheimer's Association-Central Illinois Chapter, Quincy Branch, will present a free program for caregivers, "Protecting What Matters: Adapting to the Personal Care and Safety Needs of Persons with Alzheimer's Disease," from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29, at United Methodist Church, 310 S. Corey St., Griggsville.

Participants will learn tips and strategies for assisting with routine personal care activities and simple steps to make the home safe and supportive for the individual with Alzheimer's. The program will be presented by Tim Klobe, MSE, education specialist with the Quincy Area Branch.

Registration is required by Nov. 28 by calling the office at (800) 272-3900 or (217) 228-1111. The program is co-funded by the West Central Illinois Area Agency on Aging.