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Avita at Carriage House, a specialized assisted living for memory care in Wayland, is offering a Caregiver Education Series this spring.

The series begins on Wednesday, March 30 at 5:30 with a program entitles, “I’ve Been Diagnosed, Now What?” This program is presented by Rebecca Wild-Wesley, President of The Aging Space, and will cover what dementia is, what the diagnosis means, and what first steps may be most helpful to you and your family. Learn about support and care management for your diagnosis.

On Wednesday, April 27 at 5:30 p.m. the series continues with “Should I See a Neurologist?” Presented by Kaye LaBombard, Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse and Certified Care Manager at Roots of Wellness, LLC, which provides mental health and case management support services to elders and other adults who are experiencing difficulties managing issues that affect their ability to lead healthy, fulfilled lives.

The series concludes on Wednesday, May 25 at 5:30 p.m. with “Being Prepared: Hospital Visits.” Presented by Debbie Gitner, co-owner of Eldercare Resources Services, this program will look at scenarios such as, “Mom is heading to the hospital, what do I need to know?” A hospital visit may be difficult to navigate without an education on the hospital admission process, discharge planning and insurance protocol. This program will review the process of a hospital stay, including your planned care and potential financial responsibilities.

Please RSVP at 508-358-2800 or reception@carriagehousewayland.com. Avita at Carriage House is located at 134 Boston Post Road in Wayalnd.

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