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Educational Caregiver Series with On-Site Respite

The Alzheimer’s Association is offering a free 6-week educational series offering a comprehensive overview of Alzheimer’s and related dementias, as well as tips, strategies, and resources for navigating this complex and often challenging disease. Classes take place 8/10 – 9/14 on Thursdays 6-8pm in Berkeley, CA. On-site respite is available! Please call Mary Suarez at 925-284-7942 or email msuarez@alz.org

 

Educational Series on Elder Care – Oakland

AgeSong in Oakland (3121 Fruitvale Ave.) is hosting a series of educational classes on topics related to caring for elders. Upcoming topics: Hospice, Caring for a loved one with Dementia, and Proper Foot Care.

All presentations are an hour long, and free to attend.

For more information, contact Colleen at 415-715-4268; Colleen@Agesong.com

African American Women with Cancer Support Group – Free

The Women’s Cancer Resource Center (WCRC) is offering free cancer support groups for African American women with cancer. Support groups are available in Oakland and Richmond. For more information about time, place, location, and language capacities, please contact Dolores at (510) 350-1312.

Early Stage Alzheimer’s Forum – Free

The Alzheimer’s Association is providing a half-day educational forum for people with early stage Alzheimer’s disease (or related) by people with early stage Alzheimer’s disease. To register for this free event, contact Lan Trinh 408-372-9982 Ltrinh@alz.org

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