The Alzheimer’s Association, New Mexico Chapter will present a course in Spanish specifically designed for people caring for loved ones with Alzheimer’s or other dementia.
“Cuidando con Respeto” is an intensive training will meet from 1-5 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at San Isidro Catholic Church, 3552 Agua Fria St. in Santa Fe. Los Alamos residents are encouraged to attend.
These sessions will teach caregivers practical techniques for interacting with loved ones with Alzheimer’s, for long-term planning and for coping with associated stresses.
The course also explains the signs, behaviors and pathology of Alzheimer’s disease.