Shady Lane will be hosting an educational session for caregivers next week entitled, “The Gems: Brain Change Model.” – Sue Quirt, R.N., of Laurel Grove Assisted Living will be the presenter, and will explore stages of dementia and learning to manage them. The program is free of charge, and will be held in the new Laurel Grove Assisted Living building, 1235 South 24th Street in Manitowoc. Encore programs are designed to meet the time constraints of working adults who are responsible for senior family members.