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Taking care of the memory-impaired

 

Last updated 08/28/2014 at Noon

Senior/Adult Day Care Center administrator Teddie Borges gives tips to caregivers on how to handle loved ones with Alzheimer

As one of its many services for local seniors, the Foundation for Senior Care offered a presentation on memory care on Aug. 19. The discussion, “ Journey with Alzheimer’s, and other dementias,” was led by Teddie Borges, administrator of the foundation’s Adult Day Care Center (aka The Club). Borges stressed that caregivers of loved ones with Alzheimer’s and dementia need to take care of themselves. “Reaching out for help is not a bad thing,” she told the 15 caregivers who attended the talk given at Fallbrook Library.

Borges, who has been working in adult day care for 16 years,...



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