National Family Caregiver Month Event Recognizes Caregivers

By Ben Boulden

November is National Family Caregiver Month, and the public is invited to the award presentation. It will be presented during the Alzheimer’s Alliance event, immediately following a candle light service at 5:30 p.m. in the parlor of Williams Memorial United Methodist Church at 4000 Moores Lane, Texarkana, Texas. For more information, call the Texarkana Regional Center on Aging at 870-773-2030.

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