April 2019

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Our newsletter is filled with information on some of the wonderful programs and services we offer to caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer's disease, dementia or other memory impairment.  

This month we will be bringing you some great tips via our Monday Mojo and Wednesday Workshops! Be sure to subscribe to our YouTube Channel so you don't miss a thing!  And remember to check-out our  Events Calendar and our Support Groups Calendar.
 
As always, our team is here to help ~ whenever you are ready to reach-out! 
Great Give Open House Party April 24th!


The Alzheimer's Care Resource Center is proud to participate in Great Give 2019.   Join us on April 24, 2018 from 10:00am - 2:00 pm to celebrate the spirit of giving!  Every dollar donated gets us one step closer to helping family caregivers.


Light Refreshments Will Be Served.
 RSVP to (561)588-4545

With warmest regards,









Elayne Forgie, 
President/CEO


Coaching & Counseling for Family Caregivers

Alzheimer's and Dementia Specific Coaching and Counseling Services . Medicare Accepted!

he Alzheimer's Care Resource Center offers a specialized dementia specific coaching and counseling program to allow clients access to support and professional guidance from licensed clinical social workers, registered nurses and advanced Aging Life Care professional care managers, all of whom have extensive experience and advanced training in supporting individuals, couples and families adjusting and coping with issues related to Alzheimer's disease and other neurocognitive impairments.

Our  Counseling & Coaching for Caregivers™ program was designed to provide you with the opportunity to receive all of the benefits that come with attending a support group or caregiver workshop, but which are available to you on a one-on-one basis.   A variety of therapeutic modalities are utilized to provide you with person-centered care and service.

Our sessions will help you cope with the changes and challenges that accompany caring for someone with memory loss.  Sessions are affordable and available in comfortable and convenient settings including our offices, your home, by telephone and online.



Contact the Alzheimer's Care Resource Center anytime at (561) 588-4545.
Free Workshop ~ The Carlisle Palm Beach
 Alzheimer's Disease vs Normal Aging

Join us on April 11th at 10:30 a.m. at The Carlisle Palm Beach for a Free Educational Workshop. Dawn Epstein, Executive Director of the Alzheimer's Care Resource Center will discuss Alzheimer's Disease vs Normal Aging.

A continential breakfast will be served. 

The Carlisle Palm Beach
450 East Ocean Ave
Lantana, FL 33462

RSVP (561) 588-4545

24-Hour Caregiver Helpline

Caregivers and family members of those with Alzheimer's disease, dementia or other cognitive impairment never have to go through a crisis alone. The Alzheimer's Care Resource Center is here to help you get through it.

We provide local caregivers and families with counseling, coaching, guidance, support, and dementia specific resources to help you cope with the challenges of caring for someone with Alzheimer's disease or dementia.

Education and training is available to help caregivers manage difficult behaviors, learn effective communication techniques and help to manage stress.

The Alzheimer's Caregiver Helpline helpline is available to anyone in the Alzheimer's community 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to provide emotional support, guidance, resources and crisis intervention to caregivers and family members of those with Alzheimer's disease, dementia and other memory impairments.  

Free Workshop ~ Sonata Boynton Beach
 Alzheimer's Disease vs Normal Aging

Join us on April 19th at 3:00 p.m. at Sonata Boynton Beach for a Free Educational Workshop. 

Dawn Epstein, Executive Director of the Alzheimer's Care Resource Center will discuss Alzheimer's Disease vs Normal Aging.



Sonata Boynton Beach
2400 S. Congress Ave
Boynton Beach, FL 33426

RSVP (561) 588-4545

NEW Early Stage Support Group
We are facilitating a new Early Stage Support Group which will  be held on April 19th from 10:00am - 11:00 am and will be on the 3rd Thursday of each month.  

This group is for those with early stage memory loss and you must pre-register.

 
To learn more, or to register, please call us at (561)588-4545



 
Submit Your Questions to info@alzpb.org
2019 Alzheimer's Disease Facts & Figures Report 

 
The new 2019 Alzheimer's Association Report Reveals Sharp Increases in Alzheimer's Prevalence, Deaths and Cost of Care.
  • Alzheimer's disease is the 6th leading cause of death
  • 5.8 million Americans are living with Alzheimer's disease 
  • More than 16 million Americans provide unpaid care
  • Every 65 seconds someone in the United States develops Alzheimer's disease
  • 1 in 3 seniors dies with Alzheimer's or another form of dementia
Paint for Fun Class for Caregivers & Loved Ones

 

   The Alzheimer's Care Resource Center will host

a monthly Paint for Fun™ class on 

Friday, April 19th, 2019

from 10:00am - 12:00pm 

 

There is no charge to attend!

 

Working step by step, with our instructor, you will create your very own masterpiece. During the painting class, participants will enjoy upbeat music, snacks, and refreshments in a fun and cheerful environment. 

 

When complete, all participants can keep their painting as a souvenir.  Come join the fun! 


 

No experience needed! Space is limited. 
To register, 
call (561) 588-4545.
Become a Comforting Companion

Would you like a rewarding job as a caregiver where you can make a difference in someone's life? Do you know someone who enjoys working with the elderly?

We are currently looking for caring, kind, dependable and personable individuals who desire to provide non-medical, in-home care to the elderly. Tasks typically include:
  •      Companionship and conversation
  •      Meal preparation and planning
  •      Light housekeeping
  •      General assistance
If you're a warm, enthusiastic and compassionate person with a heart for working with seniors, then the Alzheimer's Care Resource Center could be perfect for you. We offer competitive pay and a personally rewarding work environment where you can truly feel good about what you are doing.  


Call Today to Learn How to Get Started! (561) 588-4545
Support Us When Shopping on Amazon


A mazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to Alzheimer's Care Resource Center  whenever you shop on AmazonSmile.  AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same service.

AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support your favorite charitable organization every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at smile.amazon.com, you'll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to your favorite charitable organization. You can choose from nearly one million organizations to support, but we certainly hope that you will support the Alzheimer's Care Resource Center.


If you have questions or would like more
i nformation,
contact the Alzheimer's Care Resource Center,  f eel free to
call us at (561) 588-4545. Thank you!!
April 2019 Calendar of Events
About Us
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The Alzheimer's Care Resource Center, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization,   is the only non-profit organization in Palm Beach and Broward county focused strictly on meeting the needs of Alzheimer's and dementia caregivers. We are so excited that we can bring these wonderful programs and services to the community and further our mission of helping caregivers to relax, renew and reach-out to help meet their own unique self-care needs.   
 
You can reach us at (561) 588-4545 or
visit our website at www.alzpb.org

  

Sincerely,  

Alzheimer's Care Resource Center