Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Alzheimer’s Association



This Nationwide resource has a chapter here in Utah.  Their website if full of information for those with Alzheimers, their family members, friends and even physicians. It includes everything from describing the different stages, to suggestions on promoting brain health, tips for caregivers and much more.   Their 24 hour hotline is available for everyone at 1-800-272-3900.

24 hour hotline: 1.800.272.3900

Utah Chapter Headquarters
Utah - 855 East 4800 South, Suite 100,
Salt Lake City, UT 84107
Phone 801.265.1944

The Utah chapter offers several caregiver classes
Caregiver Classes
The following weekly caregiver classes are specifically designed to help caregivers find resources and provide care at every stage of the disease. Problem solving and reducing caregiver stress are additional points of interest in these classes. Please contact the class instructor prior to attending.
ST. GEORGE
Caregiver Workshop: Providing Care for Early, Middle and Late Stages of Alzheimer’s disease and Related Disorders
Alzheimer's Association Office 595 S. Bluff, #4, St. George, UT 84770
Date: Wednesdays from 11 a.m. to noon
Contact: Mitzi Sullivan or LuAnn Lundquist at 435.628.2656
PROVO
Caregiver Workshop: Providing Care for Early, Middle and Late Stages of Alzheimer’s disease and Related Disorders
Mountainland Association of Governments, 586 East 800 North, Orem
Date: Thursdays from 11 a.m. to noon
Contact: Sylvia Brunisholz at 801.265.1944 or Geri Lehnhart at 801.229.3802
SALT LAKE CITY
Caregiver Workshop: Providing Care for Early, Middle and Late Stages of Alzheimer’s disease and Related Disorders
Alzheimer’s Association, 855 East 4800 South, Suite 100
Date: Wednesdays at 12:00 noon.
Contact: Sylvia Brunisholz or Laura Owen-Keirstead at 801.265.1944
CLEARFIELD
Caregiver Workshop: Providing Care for Early, Middle and Late Stages of Alzheimer’s disease and Related Disorders
Davis Senior Center, 42 South State Street
Date: Thursdays from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Contact: Kim Cannon or Laura Owen-Keirstead at 801.525.5057
LOGAN
Caregiver Workshop: Providing for Care Early, Middle and Late Stages of Alzheimer’s disease and Related Disorders
Bear River Area Agency on Aging, 170 North Main
Large Conference Room
Date: Wednesdays from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Contact: Deborah Crowther at 435.713.1462

Through Alzheimer’s Association you can also join a message board and participate in online chat rooms with others who have Alzheimers, or whose family members suffer from it.  You can join the Alzeimer’s Association Online community at https://www.alzconnected.org/

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