The El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency, Adult
Day Services program is pleased to present an “Insights into Dementia” workshop.
This program will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on February 11, 2017, at
the El Dorado Hills Senior Center located at 990 Lassen Lane in El Dorado Hills.
This program will help community members better understand
dementia, learn about preventative measures and the latest research, and how to
support those who have the disease.
"We hope to address the fears and issues we see on a day to
day basis," says Jillien Smith, Program Supervisor with Adult Day Services.
"We realize that knowledge is power and we are excited to offer supportive
tools for people with dementia and their care partners."
The El Dorado
County Family Caregiver Support Program, El Dorado Community Health Centers, the
Alzheimer's Association and Del Oro Community Resource Center will provide
resources for the workshop and also have staff available to discuss their
programs and answer questions.
Class size is limited and registration is required. The workshop
is offered at no cost; a $10 suggested donation will be accepted. Please call
(530) 621-6180 or (916) 358-3560 to register or for questions.
respite care is offered by the Del
Oro Community Resource Center; please contact them directly for this support at
least 10 days before the event by calling (916) 728-9333.
information about services for seniors and caregivers in El Dorado County,
please visit www.edcgov.us/HumanServices.