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Emotional Wellness for Caregivers

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Emotional Wellness for Caregivers

Tuesday, October 17

from 4-6 pm

Sawtooth Mtn Clinic classroom

How do we support ourselves and other caregivers of those with dementia? Heidi

Haley-Franklin of the Alzheimer’s Association (Twin Cities) will discuss coping strategies and available

resources to increase the ability to care for individuals with dementia. She will also discuss common emotional reactions after receiving

a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s and the losses that trigger them.

Heidi directs the Alzheimer’s Assoc. Chapter’s Helpline, Physician Outreach, and Care Consultation programs and provides clinical supervision and education to those working directly with individuals impacted by Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. Heidi holds a Master’s degree in Social Work from the University of St. Thomas, and is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker.

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