First Sunday of October, November & December from 1 – 4:30 p.m.
Hope Alzheimer’s Center
A free respite care program designed to support caregivers of people with Alzheimer’s disease and other progressive memory disorders. Caregivers can spend an afternoon to themselves, away from the rigors of caregiving, while their loved one enjoys an afternoon of structured activities at Hope Alzheimer’s Center.
Program will be staffed by Hope Center employees who are skilled in providing care to people with memory impairments, plus volunteers from St. David’s Episcopal Church and Bishop Hendricken High School. Activities may include: gardening, outdoor walks, music, art, crafts, cooking, tai chi, yoga for seniors, exercise and many others.
Registration: Pre-registration is required at least one week in advance. Space is limited to 25 people. Call Hope Alzheimer’s Center at (401) 946-9220.
Fees: First Sunday is offered at no cost with funding from the National Family Support Program. Participants need not be enrolled at Hope Alzheimer’s Center.
Offered in partnership by Catholic Social Services of RI & Hope Alzheimer’s Center.
Hope Family Network
Second Thursday of every month from 9:30 – 11:00 a.m.
You are invited to join ~ free of charge ~ our Family Network that offers a variety of educational resources and support. Together, we can manage the challenges of memory loss. All sessions are lead by specialists in the field of Alzheimer’s disease and other memory loss conditions. Time is reserved to answer any of your concerns or questions.
Day care services are available to participants who pre-register. Reserve your spot by calling Melanie at 401-946-9220.