Health & Wellness

Free Alzheimer’s/Dementia Support Group Takes Place October 21

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Jewish Family Services headquarters on Westfield Avenue in Elizabeth. Credits: Fran Sullivan
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ELIZABETH, NJ – Those caring for a relative with Alzheimer’s or Dementia will benefit from the Alzheimer’s/Dementia Caregiver Support Group on Friday, October 21, at the Presbyterian Church in Westfield, 140 Mountain Avenue, Westfield, NJ, from 10 a.m.to noon.  

The session is hosted by Jewish Family Service of Central NJ, a non-sectarian health and social service agency. The group is free and open to Alzheimer’s/Dementia caregivers in the community and is run in accordance with the Alzheimer’s Association of NJ guidelines.  Participants are welcome to join the group at any time.  

Registration is recommended. To attend or for information about the new program for Alzheimer’s and Dementia Disorders, contact Alice Greenberg-Sheedy, agreenberg-sheedy@jfscentralnj.org, or, 908-352-8375.

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