Caregiver classes announced |

Caregiver classes announced

Provided to the Tribune

A six-week series of classes designed to provide instruction and support for those who are caring for or plan to care for a family member or friend 60 or older is scheduled this fall.

Classes will be Mondays from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Embassy Suites, 4130 Lake Tahoe Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150

All classes and materials are offered free of charge, but donations are gratefully accepted. Refreshments will be served.

The schedule:

Oct. 3: Common Sense Approach to Alzheimer’s and Dementia by John and Bea Gorman of the Alzheimer’s Aid Society

Oct. 10: Legal Issues, Bring your Questions, by Diana Steele, Senior Legal Services, E.D.C.

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Oct. 17: Simplify Nutrition, by Suzanne Anderson, RD

Oct. 24: Do I Worry Too Much, by Larry Dawes, MSW

Oct. 31: When Home May Not Be Best, Placement Options by Gail Arno, MSW, Senior Care Solutions

Nov. 7: Medi-Cal 101 by Faye Henry, Social Worker, E.D.C.

For reservations or respite call: El Dorado County Family Caregiver Support Program, (530) 621-6151 or (800) 510-2020.