The Alzheimer's Association will offer the Family Forum from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 28, at in .
The event will include speakers and resource providers centering on the families of people with Alzheimer's disease.
Families will learn about the latest in research and treatments for the disease, effective strategies for dealing with problems such as agitation and confusion, and get to meet local resource providers at the resource fair. The Family Forum is designed to help the family who is caring for the person with Alzheimer's at home on their own, those who need to bring in outside help, and those who have choose a residential placement.
Breakfast and lunch are included in the $40 registration fee, and a $10 early bird discount is available through Saturday, April 14. To register, contact the Alzheimer's Association, Greater Illinois Chapter at 815 744 0804.