Training conference for Alzheimer's caregivers set

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A training conference has been scheduled in Huntington for relatives and caregivers of Alzheimer's patients and individuals with dementia.

The conference is set for Thursday at Cabell Huntington Hospital.

It includes a series of workshops aimed at enhancing the quality of patient care and support. Topics include legal and financial considerations, and safety and preparedness.

Registration for the conference is required. The cost is $20 for family caregivers and $35 for professional caregivers. Lunch is included.

The keynote speaker is Dr. Shirley Neitch, chief of geriatrics and general internal medicine at Marshall University's medical school.

___

Online:

www.cabellhuntington.org

www.alz.org/wv

©2014 by The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.