Educational Events Planned for Caregivers of People With Alzheimers Disease

The Alzheimer's Association – MN-ND Chapter and MeritCare are partnering to hold two Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Caregiver Workshops. The events are being held on Wednesday, Nov. 9, from 6-9 p.m. and Tuesday, Nov. 15, from 1-4 p.m. at the Courtyard by Marriott, 1080 28th Ave. S., Moorhead. Both workshops are free and open to the public. Registration is required, call (701) 234-5570 or (800) 821-5167.

The Alzheimer's Association – MN-ND Chapter and MeritCare are partnering to hold two Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Caregiver Workshops. The events are being held on Wednesday, Nov. 9, from 6-9 p.m. and Tuesday, Nov. 15, from 1-4 p.m. at the Courtyard by Marriott, 1080 28th Ave. S., Moorhead. Both workshops are free and open to the public. Registration is required, call (701) 234-5570 or (800) 821-5167.

Topics and speakers:
  • Understanding Dementia; Dr. Patrick Konewko, neuropsychology, MeritCare Alzheimer Disease and Related Disorders Program
  • Driving and Dementia; Lia Dobrinz, MeritCare Occupational Therapist
  • Partnering With Your Doctor; Gretchen Everson, Alzheimer's Association MN-ND Chapter
  • Maintaining The Brain; Gretchen Everson

Additional information:
  • An estimated 4.5 million Americans have Alzheimer's.
  • This event is made possible by an unrestricted educational grant from the North Dakota Department of Human Services.