Carillon and Alzheimer's Association offer free "I'm Still Here"

Carillon and Alzheimer's Association offer free "I'm Still Here" educational program

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LUBBOCK, Texas -

Carillon Lifecare Community is expanding its educational opportunities to those interested in learning on how to properly care for and understand people who suffer from alzheimer's and dementia related behavior. 

The "I'm Still Here" memory program is a free education program presented by the Alzheimer's Association and Carillon. The course hopes to empower and provide strategies to better understand what family and friends who suffer from these diseases feel and are going through. 

"I think people have a lot of misconceptions about dimentia and alzheimers and when you are not educated to that you tend to be a little leary and somewhat scared as to what to do so we are hoping to overcome those situaitons and give people the knowledge that they need to handle that," Kay Nichols, "I'm Still Here" memory care program Director, said. 

Carillon has hosted six sessions similar to this one in the course of a few months and hopes to have another set of informational workshops in the near future.

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