The councilman of Social Welfare, Juan Carrion, and the president and treasurer of the Association of Families and People with Alzheimer "The Carrasca of the Holy", Dolores López Valenzuela and Juanita Sanchez, presented the activities planned for the "IV Encuentro Solidarity Alzheimer friends ", to be held on 2, 3 and 5 October at the Centro Sociocultural" Jail. "
This meeting organized to celebrate World Alzheimer's Day is organized by the association and funded pro the Department of Social Welfare and Health with the collaboration of the Ministry of Labour and Social Policy in the Region of Murcia.
These activities to celebrate World Alzheimer's Day, framed in the "IV Encuentro Solidarity of Friends and Relatives of Patients with Alzheimer's, are aimed at raising awareness of the disease and disseminate information, and request the support and solidarity of citizens are not affected.
The Social Welfare council commended the work done by this association and called for joint efforts with health authorities and government to continue working with the aim of improving the quality of life of these people.
He also expressed his satisfaction with the functioning of the Service Day Care Alzheimer's Totana (SEDA), which serves a total of fifteen users.
The activities will start on Thursday 2nd October with a general meeting of Partners in Socio-Cultural Center "La Carcel" at 19:00 hours and then to have a conference on "Meeting for psychological and emotional support for relatives of patients Alzheimer and other dementias, which will be taught by psychologist Maria Angeles Esteban Garrigós.
The activities will continue on Friday, October 3 at 16:00 hours with leisure activities to be carried out with residents and SEDA 19:00 Another conference will be held on "Alzheimer, a challenge for all" by Andreo Susie Olmos Sociocultural Center "Jail."
Later will begin the conference on social and health impact of Alzheimer's disease ", by the director of Messengers of Peace, Carmelo Gómez Martínez.
During this same day at 20:30 hours, hosting a musical event enlivened by the group "Friends of the Habanera" in the Alzheimer Day Care Center and at the end, will offer a wine to honor the participants.
On Sunday October 5th, the Mayor of Totana, José Martínez Andreo, and the councilman of Social Welfare will attend the celebration of the Eucharist, to be held at noon in the Sanctuary of Santa, and then the foot the oak of La Santa will be just a tribute to deceased members of the association.
To end the program of activities, at 14:00, will be just a meal with family, friends, members, volunteers and caregivers, organized by the Association of Families and People with Alzheimer's Totana, in the restaurant "Sale Rat. "
This meeting will be free shuttle bus, where the output is made from the door of the Church of Santiago, at 11:00 hours, and the only requirement people should submit their entry to the food.
The representatives of the Association of Relatives and Totana Alzheimer encouraged all citizens to participate in these activities and appreciated the invaluable assistance provided by the Consistory totanero.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Totana. Fotos: Totana.com