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Caregiver Lunch & Learn

New information to help caregivers of all ages. Lunch is provided.

A $75 give card will be given to the first 70 participants.

Registration is required. The final day to register is Feb. 20. To register, email Nichole at NGoble@CaregiverAction.org.

Date: February 24, 2018
Time: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Location: USC Verdugo Hills Hospital, Council Room (4th Floor)
1812 Verdugo Blvd.
Glendale, CA 91208

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When: March 20, 2018 from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

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Managing the Aging Process – Stressed Out? Finding Ways to Cope

This lecture series is designed to present ideas and information, and foster community for those of us who are growing older. Caregivers, Alzheimer’s patients, those at risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia, friends and family members are all welcome.

When: April 17, 2018 from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Where: Council Rooms, USC Verdugo

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