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Morning Pointe Foundation to offer free webinar on differences between dementia and normal aging

The Morning Pointe Foundation is partnering with Alzheimer’s Tennessee to offer a Caregiver Café webinar on dementia on Jan. 24 at 6:30 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.

Guest speaker Cheryl Blanchard, LMSW, CCM, is a certified dementia care specialist and Middle Tennessee regional director. Her presentation is called, “Is Dad Just Confused, or is this Dementia?”

The session will touch on understanding the differences between normal aging and dementia, steps to take if you are concerned a loved one has dementia, and communication and behavior response tips for caregivers.

“The Morning Pointe Foundation and Morning Pointe Senior Living are so pleased to partner with Alzheimer’s Tennessee for this seminar,” said Miranda Perez, Foundation executive director. “Many of our Tennessee locations work hand-in-hand with Alzheimer’s Tennessee in caring for our residents who live with Alzheimer’s and other memory disorders.”

To register, go to morningpointe.com/caregivercafe. The ongoing Morning Pointe Caregiver Café wellness series connects experts on senior living and care with those experiencing the physical and mental effects of aging, or their families and loved ones.

The Morning Pointe Foundation is the philanthropic arm of Morning Pointe Senior Living founded by Tennessee-based senior healthcare entrepreneurs Greg A. Vital and J. Franklin Farrow. The 501(c)3 nonprofit public service organization was created in 2014 to provide caregiver support programs, sponsor educational awareness events, and fund clinical scholarships to advance the care of seniors throughout the Southeast.

Founded in 1997 by Tennessee healthcare entrepreneurs Greg Vital and Franklin Farrow, Morning Pointe Senior Living owns and operates 37 senior living, personal care and Alzheimer’s memory care communities in five southeastern states.

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