Alzheimer's Association classes, support groups going virtual
The Alzheimer's Association of Oregon and southwest Washington is continuing to offer its resources to clients, but they will be presented in a different format.
"Based on public health guidance, all Alzheimer's Association educational classes and support groups have been rescheduled to a vitural format," said Hudson Tyler a marketing associate with Alzheimer's Association of Oregon and southwest Washington.
The resources of the Alzheimer's Association are available 24/7 via phone (1-800-272-3900) and online at alz.org.
Specific classes rescheduled to virtual format include:
• Understanding Alzheimer's and Dementia" to be held from 1 to 2:30 p.m. April 14. Alzheimer's disease is not a normal part of aging. Join this conversaqtion to learn about the impact of Alzheimer's, the difference between Alzheimer's and dementia; stages and risk factors; current research and treatments available for some symptoms; and Alzheimer's Association resources. To learn more and to register call 1-800-272-3900.
• Spanish Language Caregiver Support Group will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. April 14. This is a virtual support group for Spanish speaking caregiveres, facilitated by Alzheimer's Association Volunteer Roberto Jimenez. To register call 1-800-272-3900.
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