The Alzheimer's Association will hold a support group on Sept. 4 and a caregivers education series class on Sept. 12.
The Alzheimer's Association will hold a support group from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Sept. 4 at Marian's House, 2980 S. Clinton Ave., Brighton, and a caregivers education series class from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Sept. 12 at Brighton Memorial Library, 2300 Elmwood Ave., Rochester.
The support group is open to parents of individuals under 65 with younger-onset dementia. The “Understanding Alzheimer's Disease” class will include discussions on what distinguishes Alzheimer's disease from normal aging, how Alzheimer's is diagnosed and the community resources available for those facing the disease. The Neighbor Next Door series will also be held from 10:30 a.m. to noon on Sept. 17.
The support group and class are free. The class is open to caregivers, family and friends of those with Alzheimer's disease or other dementias and registration is required. For more information or to register, call (800) 272-3900 or visit alz.org/rochesterny.