Embracing Memory Loss to Give Hope To Millions

Released on: August 5, 2008, 11:11 am

Press Release Author: Anne Abraham

Industry: Healthcare

Press Release Summary: The Village at East Farms is hosting an Alzheimer\'s Community
Caregivers Support Group on August 6 and August 12.

Press Release Body: Waterbury, CT -- Millions of Americans live with or have a loved
one with Alzheimer's disease or other memory-impairing conditions. To better
understand and treat these diseases, The Village at East Farms is hosting an
Alzheimer's Community Caregivers Support Group. The program is held at 6 p.m. on the
first Wednesday of the month and at 2 p.m. on the second Tuesday of the month at The
Village at East Farms, 180 Scott Rd., Waterbury, Connecticut.

Each month, an activity coordinator from The Village at East Farms will direct
educational and helpful discussions on such topics as current treatment, research,
family dynamics, handling challenging behaviors and enhancing communication.

Upcoming Schedule:

Wednesday, Aug. 6, 6 p.m.
Johanna Fazzone, Eldercare Attorney

Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2 p.m.
Support Group
Led by Sarah D'Uva, Harbor Program Director

The program is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. Please
R.S.V.P. by calling The Village at East Farms at 203-756-2969.

The Village at East Farms offers provided independent living, assisted living, and
the Harbor Program, which provides specialized care for those with Alzheimer's
disease and other memory impairments. It is operated by Benchmark Assisted Living,
based in Wellesley, Massachusetts. Benchmark is the largest privately held provider
of senior living services in the Northeast and is committed to setting the standard
of excellence in senior housing. The company develops, owns and manages an array of
senior living communities which offer independent living, assisted living, and
specialized assisted living for the memory impaired. Benchmark operates 43
communities in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont, Rhode Island and
Maine. For more information visit Benchmark at http://www.benchmarkquality.com

Web Site: http://www.benchmarkquality.com

Contact Details: Benchmark Assisted Living
40 William St.
Suite 350
Wellesley, MA. 02481-3904

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