Caregiver program at SLUMC

Sun Lakes United Methodist Church and HomeWatch Caregivers will be the hosts of a caregiver program for people with dementia on March 30 at 10:00 a.m. in Room 4 of the church’s Education Building.

The presenter, Vicki McAllister, FACHCA, BSW, has worked in healthcare for 38 years. She is Director of Community Development at HomeWatch Caregivers and has had extensive leadership roles in the field of dementia, including Cognitive Engagement Consultant and Program Developer at Banner Health’s Alzheimer’s Institute.

The program is for caregivers of people with dementia and those interested in dementia. Attendees will learn helpful communication tips and tools for the caregiver. The program will be followed by a question and answer time.

This is a free program for the community, and light refreshments will be served. Please RSVP to Parish Nurse Maureen Linton at 480-895-8766. Sun Lakes UMC is located at 9248 E. Riggs Road  in Sun Lakes.