Alzheimer’s Association to Host “Empowering the Caregiver” Resource Fair Dedicated to Those Affected by Dementia or Alzheimer’s Disease

The free resource fair will have booths and guest speakers, offering resourcesand programs for caregivers

SANTA MARIA, CA – October 30, 2017 – Marian Regional Medical Center (MRMC), a Dignity Health Central Coast hospital, invites you to attend Empowering the Caregiver Resource Fair on Saturday, November 18, 2017 from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Elwin Mussel Senior Center. This free resource fair, hosted by the Alzheimer’s Assocation, is dedicated to those caregiving for someone with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease.

WHO: Caregivers and volunteers for dementia or Alzheimer’s patients in the
community are invited to attend.
WHAT: A free resource fair to offer assistance to those that care for loved ones
or family members with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease.
WHERE: Elwin Mussel Senior Center
510 Park Ave, Santa Maria, CA
WHEN: Saturday, November 18, 2017
2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Please RSVP by November 11, as space is limited.
WHY: This free resource fair will provide information about services and
programs available to caregivers and those affected by Alzheimer’s disease or
dementia.
CONTACT: For questions or to RSVP to the event, contact dbeal@alz.org or
call 805.636.6432

About Marian Regional Medical Center
Marian Regional Medical Center, located in Santa Maria, California, is rated among the top 10% in the nation for cardiac care, and is a designated STEMI
Receiving Center (ST Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction) in Santa Barbara County. Santa Barbara County STEMI receiving programs earned the Silver Award from the American Heart Association for excellence in patient care. Marian has achieved prestigious designation as a Primary Stroke Center by the Joint Commission. In addition, Marian has received the Healthgrades Distinguished Hospital Clinical Excellence Award. The medical center’s cancer program is distinguished as the only comprehensive Community Cancer Center on the Central Coast. The need to meet the demand for quality, technologically-advanced care for a growing community led Marian to open its doors to a new state-of-the-art, 191-bed facility in the spring of 2012. The new facility houses the largest and most comprehensive perinatology/neonatology program on the Central Coast providing the most compassionate, quality care to the littlest of patients. Marian is a Dignity Health member of the Central Coast, which also includes Arroyo Grande Community Hospital in Arroyo Grande, CA and French Hospital Medical Center in San Luis Obispo, CA, St. John’s Regional Medical Center in Oxnard, CA and St. John’s Pleasant Valley in Camarillo, CA. Dignity Health of the Central Coast is an integrated network of top quality hospitals, physicians from the most prestigious medical schools, and comprehensive outpatient services including primary care offices, premier ambulatory surgery centers, technologically-advanced laboratories and imaging centers and a full service home health agency; all recognized for quality, safety and service. Each hospital is supported by an active philanthropic Foundation to help meet the growing health care needs of our communities. Learn more at http://www.dignityhealth.org/marianregional/