Free early stage class for Alzheimer's caregivers


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Posted Online: April 21, 2013, 9:32 pm
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The Alzheimer's Association is offering a series of three free educational programs for caregivers of persons with Alzheimer's disease and related diseases.

Part 1 will be offered from 1 to 3 p.m. Friday at the Davenport Public Library, Eastern Branch, 6000 Eastern Ave. Parts 2 and 3 of the series will be offered in May and June. The teacher is Jerry Schroeder of the Alzheimer's Association.

Pre-registration is required; call 800-272-3900.

















 



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