Alzheimer's Support Group Meetings...January 2008

Alzheimer's Support Group Meetings
...January 2008

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. Please call for the next meeting date in January from 5:30 until 6:30pm. Somerford is located at 10014 Sharpsburg Pike, Hagerstown. Light refreshments will be served and caregiving will be available with advance notice. For more information about this group, please contact Sheri Evans at 301-791-9221 ext. 213.
* Loyalton of Hagerstown group will meet the third Thursday of each month. The next meeting is Thursday, January 17, 2008 from 2-3pm. A speaker is planned. Loytalton is located at 20009 Rosebank Way, Hagerstown. Caregiving is available with advance notice. Call April Reynolds at 301-733-3353 for more information.
* The Homewood at Williamsport group will meet on the fourth Tuesday of the month from 10 until 11:30am. The next meeting is Tuesday, January 22, 2008. 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.alz.org/maryland.