Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Alzheimer’s Support Group Offered at Pekin Hospital HHC

On August 12, a conveniently located Alzheimer’s Support Group for Tazewell county residents will begin at Pekin Hospital Home Health Care, 2934 Court Street in Pekin. For family members of people living with Alzheimer’s and other brain diseases, the support group meets from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month.

Jeff Leeman Life Coach/Counselor will lead the support group. Jeff is from the Pekin area and has experience impacting lives with real solutions and kindness.

There is no cost to attend and no limit to the number of attendees. Please call in advance so plans can be made for the proper number attending.

More than 5 million people in the U.S. have Alzheimer’s disease and 210,000 of those are right here in Illinois. This support group is for you the caregiver to learn, share and gather strength and hope.

The Alzheimer's Association - Central Illinois Chapter offers programs and support services to help improve the quality of life of area residents dealing with Alzheimer’s disease. Its mission is to eliminate Alzheimer’s 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.

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