Alzheimer’s support group meets today

first_img The Pike County Alzheimer’s Support Group has reorganized and will meet at noon today in the boardroom at Troy Regional Medical Center.Ann Marie Hussey, group chair, said today’s meeting is open to anyone who is the caregiver for a loved one with Alzheimer’s or a family member or friend of one with the disease.Hussey said she was contacted recently by TRMC and invited to hold the meetings at the hospital once again. Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Published 5:53 pm Wednesday, January 5, 2011 Sponsored Content Book Nook to reopen Latest Stories By Jaine Treadwell Alzheimer’s support group meets today Email the author Karen Herring, TRMC, said the hospital is proud to be a part of the Alzheimer’sSupport Group.“At Troy Regional Medical Center, we support all efforts to improve the quality of life for those in our community,” Herring said. “We realize that caregivers play a very important role in health care and they need the support, encouragement and knowledge that comes with being a part of a group like the Alzheimer’s Support Group. We hope that those who can benefit from and contribute to this support group will join us the first Thursday of each month here at Troy Regional Medical Center.” Skip Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day “We had been meeting at my house but attendance dropped so we had stopped meeting for a while,” Hussey said. “But people kept calling wanting information about Alzheimer’s and I realized there is a need for a support group in Pike County.”Hussey said TRMC’s offer to provide a meeting place and resources was a timely one.“The hospital will provide resources and information that will make life better for the Alzheimer’s patients and caregivers,” she said. “Members of the support group will share their concerns and frustrations and we’ll discuss ways that we have found to cope with the disease.” Hussey’s father was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in 1992 and died in 1996.“People who have never had to deal with Alzheimer’s don’t understand what kind of homelife you have with an Alzheimer’s victim,” she said. “It helps so much to talk about what you are going through with others who are in the same kind of situation. You can toss things out that have worked for you and they will throw out things that have worked for them. The support group is a brainstorming session of sorts.”Hussey said Alzheimer’s is an emotional disease and every caregiver needs someone to talk to from time to time.“The main objectives of any caregiver are to make sure their loved one is safe and secure every day,” she said. “The Alzheimer’s Support Group helps its members to do that.” You Might Like Troy hopes to keep winning streak alive For the first time all season, the Troy women’s basketball team has something to build off of. With its back-to-back… read more Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… By The Penny Hoarder Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Print Article Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthBet You’re Pretty Curious About Jaden’s Net Worth Right About Now, HuhBradofoThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img

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