June 1, 2018

Go Purple with a Purpose – Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

June is Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness month and the South Arkansas Center on Aging in El Dorado is ready!

June 11, 2018 – In honor of Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month, Downtown is Going Purple!  Ribbon cutting and proclamation will be held at noon at the Union County Courthouse.  For information, call SACOA at 870-881-8969.

June 21, 2018 – Alzheimer’s Support Group at noon in the 2nd Floor Conference Room at Simmons First Bank at noon.  Light lunch will be provided.  12:00 noon to 1:00 pm

SUCCESS 24 Hour Caregiver Support – Call 870-881-8969 for 24 hour caregiver support.  Our Certified Dementia Practitioners are ready to help if you are feeling overwhelmed, stressed, inadequate or burnt out.  One-on-one FREE counseling sessions are also available.

Join the Fight for Alzheimer’s First Survivor – Walk to End Alzheimer’s – South Arkansas.  September 22, 2018 Murphy Arts District at 9:00 am.  At the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s, people carry flowers representing their connection to Alzheimer’s – a disease that currently has no cure.  But what if one day there was a flower for Alzheimer’s first survivor?  What if there were millions of them?  Help make that beautiful day happen by joining us for the world’s largest fundraiser to fight the disease.  Register today at alz.org/walk or contact Carly Dethlefs at 479-273-5559 or e-mail cdethlefs@alz.org.