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Caring and Coping workshop July 14 at Trinity Oaks

Speaker

Mary Ann Drummond

A free Caring and Coping workshop led by dementia care expert Mary Ann Drummond will be held July 14 at Trinity Oaks health and rehab, 820 Klumac Road. The event runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

A registered nurse, Drummond is an expert in caregiving issues. She has more than 30 years of nursing experience and has spent the last 13 years as vice president for operations of Carillon Assisted Living.

With responsibility for Alzheimer’s programming design and implementation for multiple special care programs, she has learned from individuals who are daily living with Alzheimer’s disease.

Drummond has written “I Choose to Remember,” which is a reminiscing therapy aid designed to help individuals recapture the best of their past. She has also written “Meet Me Where I Am,” a comprehensive guide for Alzheimer’s caregivers.

The Caring and Coping workshop is sponsored by Trinity at Home and the Rowan County Family Caregiver Support Program. Please RSVP to Teresa Dakins at 704-603-2778 by July 10 if you would like to attend. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m., and lunch will be provided.

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