The Marion County Library System and Coping with Dementia LLC have announced that the Belleview Public Library, located at 13145 SE County Hwy. 484, will host a 2022 fall series of free ABC of Dementia workshops.

The program will be offered Monday, Oct. 24, from 4 to 6 p.m.; Tuesday, Nov. 17, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., and Friday, Dec. 9, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Participants will receive a free packet of useful information.

Coping with Dementia President and Certified Dementia Practitioner Debbie Selsavage reports, “Our ABC of Dementia workshop explains Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia in plain language, suggests techniques for becoming a better and less-stressed care partner, and provides useful resources to families living with dementia.”

She adds, “While the workshop is designed primarily for care partners and family members of a loved one living with dementia, everyone is welcome, including persons experiencing dementia.”

Due to the popularity of these workshops, reservations are encouraged.

For more information or to reserve seats, call 352-422-3663 or e-mail

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