As part of its 2013 community engagement series, the UC Davis Alzheimer’s Disease Center will hold a workshop for those caring for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia. The Caregivers Workshop will be held on Saturday, Nov. 9, from 8 a.m. to noon in the UC Davis MIND Institute auditorium, 2825 50th St., Sacramento.
The Caregivers Workshop will include presentations by national leaders in Alzheimer’s research and care, including Charles DeCarli, director of the UC Davis Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center; Ladson Hinton, director of the UC Davis Latino Aging Research Resource Center; and Glen Xiong, UC Davis professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences and an expert in the management of complex behavioral issues related to Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.
The workshop is sponsored by Sunrise Senior Living, Primrose Alzheimer’s Living, Norwood Pines Alzheimer’s Care Center, the Alzheimer’s Aid Society and Northstar Senior Living. The event is free and open to the public. For reservations, please call 916-734-5728.