United Way Offers Free Dementia Care Seminar

United Way Offers Free Dementia Care Seminar

Caregivers of Loved Ones With Memory Loss Invited

Spring Hill, FL – (September 20, 2021) – United Way of Hernando County is hosting their 10th Annual Dementia Care Seminar for families and caregivers of loved ones living with Alzheimer’s or dementia. This FREE seminar is open to the community, and will be showcasing experienced speakers and health vendors with resources, tips, and support for caregivers.

Attendees will learn valuable information from presenters Gary LeBlanc, Educational Director of the Dementia Spotlight Foundation, and Michelangelo Mortellaro of Mortellaro Law. These knowledgeable speakers will present on topics such as: the A-Zs of dementia, caregiver advocacy, elder law and financial information, communication tactics, and much more.

Join United Way on Wednesday, November 3, 2021 from 9:30am-12:00pm at The Residence at Timber Pines, 3140 Forest Road, Spring Hill, FL 34606. The seminar will be held on the 2nd floor through the East Lobby. Attendees are encouraged to follow the event signs. Health vendors to date will include the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office Policing Unit distributing wanderer kits, the Lighthouse for the Visually Impaired & Blind, Deaf & Hard of Hearing Services, Home Instead Senior Care, Horizon Homecare, Mid Florida Community Services, and The Y.

Breakfast and refreshments will be provided. United Way is carefully monitoring the activity of COVID-19 in the Hernando area. The health and safety of residents is a priority, and as such additional precautions will be taken such as socially distanced seating, sanitation stations, and mandatory mask wearing at this time.  

If you or someone you know is impacted by memory loss, you are not alone. RSVP to reserve your seat at the Dementia Care Seminar by calling the United Way office at 352-688-2026 or emailing Outreach@UnitedWayHernando.org

Download and share the event flyer at www.UnitedWayHernando.org/Dementia-2021.

This Health Initiative is proudly supported by: United Way of Hernando County, Oak Hill Hospital, Dementia Spotlight Foundation, and The Residence at Timber Pines.

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United Way of Hernando County, Inc.:
United Way of Hernando County (UWHC) was established as a 501c3 organization in 1987, and since then has continuously focused on creating partnerships and mobilizing our community to seek sustainable solutions to some of the most pressing local needs.  UWHC strategically allocates Community Investment Funds in Health, Education, & Financial Stability programs with proven results and local impact. UWHC works hard to balance the growing demand for basic services such as food, utilities, and rent assistance, with our ongoing commitment to tackling the underlying causes of complex issues. United Way partners with businesses and organizations that share our vision for improving lives through the power of collective impact and working together. Our support for long-term commitments are essential to addressing key social issues, such as helping children, youth, adults & elders, encouraging health and wellness, including physical and emotional care, promoting financial stability and self-sufficiency, and crisis intervention. For more information on how YOU can LIVE UNITED, visit www.unitedwayhernando.org.