Agency to host Caregivers/Alzheimer's Support Group meeting


The Area Agency on Aging of Southeast Arkansas will host its monthly Caregivers/Alzheimer’s Support Group meeting from 11 a.m. to noon Monday at the Area Agency Main Office Conference Room, 709 E. 8th Ave.

Brenda Brown will be the speaker. She is Regional IV ombudsman and a state certified volunteer ombudsman instructor for Area Agency on Aging in the agency’s 10-county service area. Brown graduated from the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff in social work. She has more than 10 years experience in working with physically and mentally challenged individuals.

Brown will speak about the dynamics of family members working with dementia.

The meeting is recommended for caregivers, family members, health professionals, friends, community and social workers.

Alzheimer’s material will be available for attendees and refreshments will be served. Details: Carolyn Ferguson at 870-543-6300 or toll-free at 800-264-3260.