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Driving: When is it time to give up the keys?

Posted March 12, 2014, at 5:31 p.m.

Tuesday, April 8, 2014 7:15 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.

Location: Dirigo Pines, Alumni Drive, Orono, Maine

For more information: 207-772-0115; alz.org/maine

The Alzheimer’s Association, Maine Chapter will present the free workshop Driving: When is it time to give up the keys? on Tuesday, April 8, 2014 from 7:15 to 8:15 p.m. at Dirigo Pines on Alumni Drive in Orono.

This free program is for families and individuals who are dealing with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia. Ideally, families should talk openly about driving soon after a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s. Making a decision about when is it time to stop driving can be difficult, but dealing with the issue early on can help eases the transition. This program will offer strategies for having the conversation about driving.

This program is free, however advanced registration is required. Contact bkirkpatrick@alz.org or call 207.772.0115 or 800.272.3900 for more information and/or to register.

Alzheimer’s Association

The Alzheimer’s Association is the world’s leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Our mission is to eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. Our vision is a world without Alzheimer’s. For more information, visit www.alz.org.

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