03/11/2011

WVU Pharmacy student to present seminar for Alzheimer's disease caregivers

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Second-year students from the West Virginia University School of Pharmacy are hosting a seminar to educate caregivers of people with Alzheimer's disease. The event will take place at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, March 17 at the Alzheimer’s Association of West Virginia office, located at 1299 Pineview Drive in Morgantown.

The presentation will include information on how to achieve effective communication between caregivers and their loved ones, management of their medications, behavioral changes associated with the disease, services that your pharmacist can offer and services that the Alzheimer's Association offers. There will also be a question-and-answer session following the presentation.

Food and beverages provided by Subway will be available to all attendees.

For additional questions or to RSVP for the event, please contact Pam Shriver at the Alzheimer’s Association of West Virginia at 304-599-1159 or pam.shriver@alz.org.
 

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For more information:
Amy Newton, School of Pharmacy, 304-293-7192
anewton@hsc.wvu.edu
lc/an: 03-01-11

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