Alzheimer's Association caregiver support group schedule changes due to holidays

The Alzheimer's Association announces changes in their caregiver support group schedule due to the holidays.

The caregiver support groups normally held in Kilmarnock and Urbanna on the 4th Thursday of each month will be cancelled on Thursday, November 28th for the Thanksgiving holiday and on Thursday, December 26 for the Christmas holiday.

The following programs have been added to the schedule:

Dementia and the Holidays:

Tuesday, November 12, 2013 10:30 a.m.

Commonwealth Assisted Living, 460 South Main St. Kilmarnock VA

This educational program will provide tips for caregivers on how to prepare for the holiday season and manage the additional stress of family celebrations and visits successfully.

Lunch will be provided by Commonwealth Assisted Living but reservations are requested.

Please call 804-695-9382 or email to make a reservation for lunch and for information about respite for your loved one with dementia. This program is free and open to the public.

•The Path to Tomorrow's Treatments – Clinical Trials:

Thursday, December 5, 2013 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Port Town Apartment Community Room

111 Port Town Lane Urbanna, VA 23175

Clinical trials are one of the most immediate ways you can make a difference, not only in your life but also in the lives of millions of others. Donald and Christy Talbott will share their first-hand experience of clinical trials for Alzheimer's and tell you how you can get involved. This program is free and open to the public. For more information call 804-695-9382 or email