Alzheimer’s Association Resource & Education Expo

By: Alzheimer's Association Last Updated: May 7, 2010

Wednesday, May 19, 2010 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. AlzheimersAssociationIndiana Wesleyan University, 8415 Georgia Street in Merrillville

The 3rd Annual Alzheimer’s Association Resource & Education Expo will be held on Wednesday, May 19, 2010 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. The Alzheimer’s Resource & Education Expo will be held at Indiana Wesleyan University, 8415 Georgia Street in Merrillville (From US 30 & Broadway, go east on 30 to the second light. Turn right onto East 81st Place and follow road for one-half mile as it curves to the south to become Georgia Street. Indiana Wesleyan will be on your left, just before Nipsco.) .

BREAKOUT EDUCATIONAL SPEAKERS:

  • 9:30–10:15 Mark Simaga, MD: Alzheimer’s Disease: Beginning to Cope
  • 10:30–11:15 Elder Law Attorney Bill Green: Making Life Decisions
  • 11:30–12:15 Darren Leavitt: Caring for the Caregiver

RESOURCE & EDUCATION TOPICS TO INCLUDE:

Alternative Placement Options, Legal Information, Home Equipment & Supplies, Home Health Care, Companion Care, Assisted Living, Skilled Nursing Care, Memory Care and Hospice & Grief Management

This free program is open to the Public; reservations are optional. There will be prizes, giveaways, massage and fun activities. Light refreshments will be served. For more information or to RSVP, please call the Alzheimer’s Association Helpline at 800-272-3900.