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Alzheimers The Caregivers Perspective

November 08, 2016
Alzheimers The Caregivers Perspective

?Join us on Nov. 10 at 9 p.m. to view the PBS Documentary: Alzheimer's: The Caregiver's Perspective.?

The documentary will feature Riverside caregiving services and provides insights:

  • First-hand experiences of Virginians who care for friends and family who are impacted by Alzheimer's
  • Techniques and strategies that family caregivers utilize to engage with the care receiver
  • Challenges caregivers face
  • Resources and research that will enhance quality of life of persons with Alzheimer's and their family members
The Riverside Center for Excellence in Aging and Lifelong Health (CEALH) is included in this documentary as a resource to our communities, specifically related to our FAMILIES counseling program. CEALH is here to help you and your loved ones make informed decisions regarding health and well-being. We understand that some of the concerns brought on by aging can be quiet complex, like getting an Alzheimer's diagnosis and determining next steps. Riverside is committed to promoting the independence, dignity and health of older adults and those who care for them.

You can watch the documentary on November 10th, at 9 p.m. on WCVE/WHTJ PBS, November 14th, 11 p.m. on WCVE/WHTJ PBS, and on November 15th at 8 p.m. on WCVW PBS. ?This documentary is also available for live stream on Facebook at facebook.com/WCVE.va.