Lower UMC to hold respite care program open house March 19

Lower United Methodist Church, 120 Lower Church Road, Hartfield, will sponsor an open house for its respite care program from noon-4 p.m., March 19. Light refreshments will be served.

The event will spotlight the care the program gives to patients diagnosed with dementia, thereby allowing their caregivers a period of respite and recuperation, reported program official Mary Lou Hollingshead.

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