South Shore Elder Services to hold seminar about dementia on Wednesday, January 31st from 10 to 11:3
South Shore Elder Services, Inc. will host a FREE seminar, “Keeping Relationships Alive through the Journey of Dementia”, on Wednesday, January 31, 2007 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at their offices located at 159 Bay State Drive in Braintree.
[ClickPress, Thu Jan 18 2007] Led by Beverly Moore, RN, CS, owner of Alzheimer Coaching Services, this seminar is geared toward families of those who have been diagnosed with dementia.
When a diagnosis of dementia is given, families often wonder how this will change the way they relate to their loved one. The “Keeping Relationships Alive through the Journey of Dementia” teaches families about a new approach that enables them to sustain their relationship in a positive way while making it enjoyable. A question and answer session will follow the seminar.
There is no fee to attend the seminar, but reservations are required. This counseling and education service is funded by a Title IIIE grant of the Older Americans Act through South Shore Elder Services, Inc.
To make a reservation, contact Donna Ciappina, LSW of the Family Caregiver Support Program at South Shore Elder Services, (781) 848-3910 extension 335 by January 25th .
About Alzheimer Coaching Services
Alzheimer Coaching Services is an educational and supportive service for care partners of those with a diagnosis of dementia. Alzheimer Coaching Services provides education and counseling to a limited number of families in the South Shore area at no charge.
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Since 1977, South Shore Elder Services, Inc. has been providing South Shore seniors and caregivers with the resources and services that promote and maintain optimal levels of elder independence.
As one of 27 Aging Services Access Points in Massachusetts, South Shore Elder Services coordinates and provide a wide range of services to elders and caregivers throughout Braintree, Cohasset, Hingham, Holbrook, Hull, Milton, Norwell, Quincy, Randolph, Scituate and Weymouth. The agency’s mission is to promote and maintain an optimal level of elder independence through the coordination of resources, advocacy and caregiver support.
Supported in part by the Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs, South Shore Elder Services is located at 159 Bay State Drive in Braintree, MA. For more information contact (781) 848-3910 or visit their website at www.sselder.org.