Free workshops offered during Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

November is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month. In recognition of the month, the Ventura County Regional Office of the Alzheimer’s Association California Central Coast Chapter will present five free workshops. All five workshops will be presented at the Ventura County office at 80 North Wood Road, #302, Camarillo.

Nov. 4

10 to 11 a.m. Alzheimer’s Diagnosis and Treatment, presented by Dr. James Sutton, Pacific Neuroscience Medical Group

11 to 11:30 a.m. Chapter Programs and Services, presented by Meyling Eliash-Daneshfar, Alzheimer’s Association California Central Coast Chapter

11:30 a.m. to noon Advocacy: What You Can Do, presented by Andrew Peak, Advocacy and Public Policy Manager, California Central Coast Chapter

Nov. 18

10 to 11 a.m. Long Term Insurance, presented by Christine Sztukowski, Independent Capital Management, Inc. and Brian Cavanaugh, Genworth Life Insurance

11 a.m. to noon Activities for People with Dementia, presented by Mark Stelzer, Atria Las Posas and Inna Berger, Oxnard Family Circle

An RSVP is requested as space is limited. To register or for more information, contact Carol Swinney at 805.484.6028 or

The Alzheimer’s Association California Central Coast Chapter is a tax-exempt, 501(c)(3) nonprofit, donor-supported organization. Programs and services are made possible through contributions from individuals, corporations and foundations. The chapter uses 80 percent of funds raised for programs, services and research efforts. The Alzheimer’s Association envisions a world without Alzheimer’s and aims to eliminate the disease through the advancement of research, to provide and enhance care and support for all affected, and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.