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Friday, September 6, 2013

Register for Boscov Campus Courses: Caregiver Stress

Have a loved one suffering from Dementia and you are not sure what to do? Attend a free class on Understanding Dementia and get some practical tips for dealing with the behaviors that can be difficult. The class is free to attend and is being taught by Melody McHugh of Comfort Keepers. Melody has been in healthcare for over 20 years and has spent almost half of her professional career working with senior citizens and their families. Below is the information regarding the classes. These classes are free and open to public but please register. To register by phone for classes, please call (610) 565-6009 ext. 1278. Please provide the class# when registering.
Dementia: Understanding the Disease
and Practical Solutions for Difficult
Melody McHugh M.A. - Comfort Keepers
Information on dementia and progression of
the illness. Suggestions and ideas are given
for how to deal with challenging behaviors.

Class #12 - Daytime- please call Boscov's for the date and time.
Class #13: Monday Sept 30. 2013
6:00pm to 7:00 PM......................... FREE
Caregiver Stress: The Signs of Burnout
Melody McHugh M.A. - Comfort Keepers
This class helps caregivers to identify the
signs and symptoms of stress, how it
affects the caregiver’s health and
suggestions on how to decrease or
eliminate the stress.
Class #15 Thursday October 3, 2013, 2013
6PM to 7PM........................................ FREE

Comfort Keepers in Springfield PA offers a FREE support group for caregivers of the elderly. The group is held the second Tuesday of the month at 6pm at their office. For more information please call 610-543-6300. For information on in-home care for loved ones with dementia, click HERE.

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