Alzheimer's care workshop to be held
Oregon Care Partners will host a free, instructor-led class on caring for people with Alzheimer's or dementia Friday, Aug. 9, in Madras.
The class, titled "Positive Approach to Alzheimer's and Dementia Care," is designed to help anyone who cares for an aging Oregonian develop positive approaches to behavioral challenges common in those affected by Alzheimer's and dementia.
The three-hour class, which runs from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., is free of charge, thanks to funding from the state of Oregon and partnerships with trusted nonprofits, including the Alzheimer's Association and Oregon Health Care Association.
A professional instructor will share real-world experience in an interactive classroom environment.
This class is designed for anyone who cares for an aging Oregonian. Individualsthat provide care for an aging family member or loved one, as well as those who work in professional caregiver settings, public safety or social work, are invited to attend the free class. Call 1-800-930-685, or visit www.oregoncarepartners to register and sign up.
The class will be held at Inn at Cross Keys Station, at 66 NW Cedar St., Madras.
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