ALZHEIMER’S SERVICES

  • WHAT: Making Sense of Cents financial literacy workshop.
  • WHEN: Noon to 1:30 p.m. May 8, 15 and 22.
  • WHERE: West Baton Rouge Parish Library, 830 N. Alexander Ave. Port Allen.
  • REGISTRATION: Free, but registration required. Call (225) 334-7494 or visit alzbr.org.

DETAILS: WORKSHOP FOR CAREGIVERS OF INDIVIDUALS WITH ALZHEIMER’S. EACH WORKSHOP CONSISTS OF THREE SESSIONS WHERE ATTENDEES WILL LEARN ABOUT ALZHEIMER’S SERVICES AND RESOURCES AVAILABLE; GAIN AN UNDERSTANDING OF HEALTHCARE INSURANCE, SUCH AS MEDICAID/MEDICARE/VA BENEFITS AND ELDERLY HEALTH INSURANCE FRAUD; AND BE EDUCATED ON THE LEGAL DOCUMENTS EVERY CAREGIVER SHOULD HAVE PREPARED.

SEIZURES, FIRST AID TRAINING

  • WHAT: Informational workshop on how to recognize a seizure and the appropriate first aid responses for a seizure.
  • WHEN: 10-11:30 a.m. Thursday, May 8.
  • WHERE: Families Helping Families of Greater Baton Rouge, 2356 Drusilla Lane.
  • RESERVATIONS: Free, but space is limited. Email Kimberly Brown at kbrown@fhfgbr.org or call Natasha Jackson at (225) 216-7474.
  • DETAILS: Kelly Howell, client services educator with Epilepsy Foundation Louisiana, will present the workshop.

GLAUCOMA PROGRAM

  • WHAT: Program on new glaucoma surgery treatment.
  • WHEN: Noon Thursday, May 8.
  • WHERE: Ralph & Kacoo’s, 6110 Bluebonnet Blvd.
  • COST: $18.
  • REGISTRATION: 1 (855) 312-4189.
  • DETAILS: Ochsner ophthalmologist Dr. Michael Morgan will discuss a new surgical glaucoma treatment to prevent blindness.