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Alzheimer's Disease or Related Dementia Support Group - Gladwin

This support group meets monthly to address the unique concerns of caregivers and families of individuals who suffer from Alzheimer's Disease or related dementia disorders.

The group meets in an effort to provide caregivers an ongoing opportunity to exchange support and encouragement as they assume the demanding task of caring for individuals who experience physical, intellectual and behavioral difficulties associated with this prevalent disease.

Dates:  

Third Wednesday of each month

Time:

4:00 p.m.

Location:

MidMichigan Medical Offices - Gladwin, 609 Quarter Street, Community Education Room

Questions:

For more information, call the Community Education Coordinator Julie Wright at (989) 246-6291.

Cost:

Free

Topics Include

February 19 What Home Care Can Offer You
March 19 A Matter of Balance
April 16 Advance Medical Directives
May 21 Understanding Difficult Behaviors
June 18 Alzheimer's Disease and Physical Activity
July 16 Caregiver Time
August 20 Adult Immunizations
September 17 Validation Therapy vs. Reality Orientation
October 15 The Effect of Dementia on Feelings
November 19 Handling the Holidays
December 17 Depression in Dementia

*Please note, these topics are subject to change.

Personal Assistance

MidMichigan Health Line can help you find classes, screenings or support groups or help you find your way to our facilities. Please call to register for a class or for driving directions or maps.

Phone

Midland
(989) 837-9090
Mt. Pleasant
(989) 775-1650
Toll-Free in Michigan
(800) 999-3199

Health Line Hours

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Monday through Friday
Eastern Time