(UNDATED) – The Alzheimer’s Association of Greater Indiana will host an educational program titled “Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related Behaviors” in Bloomington and Bedford during the month of May.
This program will review the challenging behavioral aspects of Alzheimer’s disease, such as agitation, aggression, delusions, and hallucinations. Attendees will learn about common triggers for these types of behaviors and strategies for addressing them.
The “Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related Behaviors” program will take place at the following times and locations:
- Thursday, May 16 from 2 – 3 p.m. Monroe Public Library, 303 E. Kirkwood Ave ., Bloomington, IN
- Wednesday, May 29 from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Bedford Public Library, 1323 K Street, Bedford, IN
There is no charge to attend these programs. For more information, call the Alzheimer’s Association’s free 24/7 Helpline at 800-272-3900.
According to the 2019 Alzheimer’s Association Facts and Figures report, about 110,000 Hoosiers are currently living with Alzheimer’s disease, and another 340,000 are unpaid caregivers.
About Alzheimer’s Association ®
The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support, and research. Our mission is to eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected, and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. Our vision is a world without Alzheimer’s ®. Visit www.alz.org or call 800-272-3900.