Halifax Health, YMCA DeLand Healthy Living Center to Host Free Dementia Caregiver Seminar

DAYTONA BEACH, FLA. – (March 9, 2017) –

WHAT:                                  

Dementia Caregiver Seminar  

WHEN:                                 

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 – 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

WHERE:                               

DeLand Family YMCA Healthy LivingCenter

761 E. International Speedway Boulevard, DeLand

DETAILS:                             

This free seminar is for medical professionals, family members and friends caring for a loved one with dementia and those who are experiencing signs of early-stage dementia.

The seminar’s presenter will be Gary Joseph LeBlanc who has 20 years of first-hand experience in being the primary caregiver for his father who was stricken with Alzheimer’s disease and his mother who was diagnosed with vascular dementia.  He is the author of several books on dementia care as well as more than 350 healthcare columns.

To register for this free seminar, go to www.vfymca.org/hlc or call 386.425.5210.  YMCA membership is not necessary to attend.   

Halifax Health

Recognized by The Joint Commission as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures, Halifax Health serves Volusia and Flagler counties, providing a continuum of healthcare services through a network of organizations including a tertiary hospital, community hospital, psychiatric services, a cancer treatment center with four outreach locations, the area’s largest hospice, a center for inpatient rehabilitation, primary care walk-in clinics, a walk-in clinic specializing in women’s health, two community clinics, three children’s medical practices, a home healthcare agency, and an exclusive provider organization.  Halifax Health offers the area’s only Level II Trauma Center, Comprehensive Stroke Center, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Pediatric Emergency Department, Child and Adolescent Behavioral Services, complete Neurosurgical Services, OB Emergency Department and Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit that cares for babies born as early as 28 weeks.  For more information, visit halifaxhealth.org.

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