The Catholic Charities Care Connection, a four-hour respite program for caregivers of loved ones experiencing the early stages of Alzheimer's disease and other dementia-related illnesses, has several openings available. The program takes place from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, 6 Roosevelt Blvd., Beverly Hills.
The program offers activities that provide one-on-one care and companionship, memory games, a social hour and special exercise. The fee is $5 per session. For information, call Judy David at (800) 242-9012.