Caring for Loved One with Alzheimer's


MONTICELLO - "The Journey of Caregiving for Your Loved One with Alzheimer's" to be held in Monticello in May. Betsy Broyles Arnold and her Daughter Molly will share life lessons they learned in caring for Betsy's mother who had Alzheimer's. Betsy Arnold is the daughter of Frank Boyle who is a Coach and Athletic Director for the Arkansas State Razorbacks. Ms. Arnold says caring for her mother was both a struggle and huge learning experience and she wished there was a manual on how to give the care an Alzheimer's patient needs. After her mother's death Coach Broyles approached her about writing a book that became "Coach Broyles' Playbook for Alzheimer's Caregivers. Betsy Arnold and her Daughter Molly will share their story at the event Tuesday May 10th at First Christian Church in Monticello. The program includes a light lunch and is free and open to the public from 10am - 2:30pm. To Pre-Register call 217 762-7575. It is sponsored by the Piatt County Nursing Home Foundation and Piatt County Nursing Home and Faith in Action of Piatt County.

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