Alzheimer's Support Group Meetings...October 2007
Alzheimer's Support Group Meetings
The Alzheimer's Association, Greater Maryland Chapter, Western Maryland Region, an agency of the United Way of Washington County, offers family/caregiver support group meetings in Washington County. These meetings are open to the public and free of charge.
* The Somerford Place-Memory Care Assisted Living group usually meets on the first Tuesday. The next meeting is Tuesday, October 2, 2007 from 5:30-6:30pm. Somerford is located at 10014 Sharpsburg Pike, Hagerstown. Light refreshments will be served and caregiving will be available with advance notice. For information about this group call Sheri Evans at 301-791-9221, x213.
* Loyalton of Hagerstown group will meet the third Thursday of each month. The next meeting is Thursday, October 18, 2007 from 2-3pm. Loytalton is located at 20009 Rosebank Way, Hagerstown. Call April Reynolds at 301-733-3353 for more information.
* The Homewood at Williamsport group will meet on the fourth Tuesday, October 23 from 10 until 11:30am. Homewood is located at 16505 Virginia Avenue in Williamsport. Caregiving is available during the group. Call Pastor Reg Rice at 301-582-1750, ext. 297 for more information.
A Memory Loss Discussion Group is forming. This time limited group is for people in the earliest stages of dementia and their caregivers. Contact the Alzheimer's Association at 301-4892 for dates and times.
For more information about other services available through the Greater Maryland Chapter, Western Maryland Region, call 301-797-4895 or 800-272-3900 or visit www.alzgmd.org