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Caregiver Educational Workshops Offered

Annapolis, MD (September 25, 2019) - The Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities is pleased to announce three (3) upcoming Caregiver Educational Workshops.
 
On October 10, 2019, from 1:00-3:00 pm, Mary Chaput, M.A., Compassionate Touch Coach and Practitioner, will present a session on "Compassionate Touch". Miki Firor M.S., Gerontologist, will present "The Different Types of Dementia" on October 24, 2019 from 6:30-8:30 pm at the Pascal Senior Activity Center. For information or to register for these workshops, call 410-222-4375, or register online at http://www.aacounty.org/aging.
 
A limited number of spaces are available for the October 17, 2019, from 6:30-8:30 pm "Dementia Live" workshop. This workshop is a high impact, dementia simulation experience that immerses participants into life with dementia, resulting in a deeper understanding of what it's like to live with cognitive impairment and sensory change. The workshop will be held at the Department of Aging & Disabilities North County office located at 7320 Ritchie Highway in Glen Burnie. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. For information or to register for this workshop, call 410-222-4375 or 410-222-4339. 
 
All workshops are presented at no cost to the public by the National Family Caregiver Support Program of the Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities.
 
The 2019-2020 workshops are sponsored by Annapolitan Assisted Living, Somerford Place Annapolis, Spring Arbor Assisted Living, HeartHomes Assisted Living and Alzheimer's Care, Maryland Relay, Johns Hopkins Geriatric Workforce Program, Staveley & Sallitto Elder Law, Morningside House of Friendship, Brightview Senior Living, Genesis Health Care, ComForCare Home Care of Glen Burnie, and Senior Helpers.
 
Anyone needing accommodations must contact Mary Chaput at , or by e-mail at [email protected] at least seven days in advance of the event.  TTY users, please call via Maryland Relay 7-1-1.  All materials are available in an alternative format upon request.
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