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This workshop is ongoing and offered
throughout Los Angeles County:
Creating a partnership with your doctor when
the diagnosis is Alzheimer's disease or a related illness.
Free Caregiver's Workshop offered by the Alzheimer's Association
in partnership with the Department of Health Services.
If you are providing care for someone with Alzheimer's disease or a
related illness, you know that there are many challenges to face.
Getting the best health care for your loved one can be one of the most
frustrating of these challenges. There are so many questions to ask,
so many things to learn. It's easy to get overwhelmed.
One of the best ways to get good, accurate information is to ask your
doctor. However, a recent Alzheimer's Association nationwide survey
found that the caregivers of family members with Alzheimer's disease are
not receiving all the information they want from primary care doctors,
even though doctors believe that they are meeting caregivers' needs.
"A Caregiver's Workshop" helps caregivers understand what good
health care is and how to develop a partnership with their loved one's
doctor to get the best care possible.
This workshop is designed for non-professionals who are providing care for
someone with Alzheimer's disease or a related illness.
You will receive:
* A Working With Your Doctor brochure
with helpful information on diagnosis, examples of questions to ask the
doctor, contact information for community resources, and more.
* Easy to use worksheets that will
help you keep track of your loved one's behaviors, medications, and your
concerns and questions between doctor visits.
* Confidence building strategies on
how you can work with the doctor to build a partnership that will help
your loved one receive the best possible health care.
To register or get information about a free workshop near you,
contact Stacey Skala at (323) 938-3379 x 258.
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This page was last updated on 07/28/2004