Sep 5, 2012

Coping with a Loved One with Alzheimer’s and Related Disorders

By Max Wallack
Alzheimer's Reading Room

Alzheimer's is a growing worldwide problem. Below, I have posted an invitation from Alzheimer's Aruba to a conference they are having for caregivers.

You are cordially invited to participate in a 4-day Workshop on Art therapies with Professor Dr. Robert Winter (North Carolina, USA) and Professor Dr. Victor Fuenmayor (Estado Zulia, Venezuela).

Don't Miss this opportunity to learn from the experts in communication with the Person with Alzheimer's or related disorders.

The emphasis of this 4 day workshop is “how caregivers can cope with the emotional processes, in his/her individually care-giving process." A workshop for caregivers and professionals in the field of Alzheimer's and related conditions.

Click here to view the brochure for this Workshop.

For more information: Please feel free to forward this invitation on to your Family, Friends, Colleagues, especially to caregivers, struggling with the issues regarding communication and coping with a loved one with Alzheimer’s and related conditions. Translation in Papiamento and Dutch is available.

Note: Private sessions for caregiver’s: After the workshop on Sunday October 7: from 3:00 P.M – 6:00 P.M. there will be an opportunity for private sessions for caregiver’s with Dr. Robert Winter (only 3 sessions available). For these sessions appointments must be made before October 4th, 2012. Sincerely, Drs. Melva Croes-Yánez (president)

Source: Fundacion Alzheimer Aruba

Max Wallack is a student at Boston University and a Research Intern in the Department of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics at Boston University School of Medicine. His great grandmother, Gertrude, suffered from Alzheimer's disease. Max is the founder of PUZZLES TO REMEMBER. PTR is a project that provides puzzles to nursing homes and veterans institutions that care for Alzheimer's and dementia patients.