All area codes are 850 unless specified.

Alzheimerís Educational Conference

Caregivers of all skill levels can benefit from the 24th annual Alzheimerís Conference, Creating Moments of Joy for the Individual with Alzheimerís Disease, from 8 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. March 20 at the Dothan Civic Center. Presenter will be Jolene Brackey, author of Creating Moments of Joy and noted speaker on the art of caring for individuals with Alzheimerís disease. The registration fee is $65 for participants wanting continuing education units and $25 for participants who do not want continuing education units. Lunch will be provided. Sign-in begins at 7:30 a.m.   

To register by phone using debit or credit cards, call 334-556-2205, or FAX the registration form to 334-984-2132.  You may also mail your check and registration form to Wallace Community College, Peggy Baker, 5565 Montgomery Hwy., Dothan, AL 36303. 

Grief support group

Covenant Hospice will offer a six-week grief support group from 1-2:30 p.m. Tuesdays beginning March 26 at the Covenant Hospice office, 220 Eglin Parkway, N.E in Fort Walton Beach. Those who attend will have the opportunity to explore their grief in a safe and caring environment. The support group is free, but registration is required by March 21. Spaces are limited. To register call 729-1800 or email