The Marion County Library System and Coping with Dementia LLC have announced a series of free ABC of Dementia workshops again this winter and spring. Dates and locations include:

Dunnellon Public Library, located at Robinson Road, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, March 30

Freedom Public Library, at 5870 SW 95th Street, Ocala, 2 to 4 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26; 2 to 4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24; and 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday, March 10.

Marion Oaks Library, located at 294 Marion Oaks Lane in Ocala, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 5.

Belleview Library, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Feb. 27; Friday, March 31; and Friday, April 28.

Sankofa Public Library, at 1821 NW 21st St. in Ocala, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday, April 6.

All participants will receive a free packet of useful information.

Coping with Dementia president and certified dementia practitioner Debbie Selsavage said, “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. 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 information or to reserve seats, call 352-422-3663 or email deb@coping.today.

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