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We provide training and education to families, caregivers, professionals and general audiences on a variety of topics in most settings. Please refer to above calendar for upcoming presentations in your community. Contact Carolyn Lake at 330.650.0552 or carolyn.lake@alz.org for details in scheduling a presentation for your group.

The following programs are available for caregivers or general audiences:

Know the 10 Signs
Topic:
Explanation and examples of warning signs of Alzheimer's disease and related dementias, benefits of early detection and early diagnosis, and research updates
Length: 1 hour

Living with Alzheimer’s for Caregivers
Topic:
Learn from experiences of people who are currently diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and their caregivers. Learn about effective communication techniques and other ways to maintain health as a caregiver.
Length: 1-1.5 hours

Living with Late Stage Alzheimer's for Caregivers
Topic:
Learn about Alzheimer's symptoms that are common in the later stages, strategies for pain management, and coping with caregiver grief.
Length: 1 hour

The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer's
Topic:
Learn the basics of Alzheimer's and how it may differ from other types of dementia or memory loss conditions. Additional topics covered include: risk factors, diagnosis, stages and treatments.
Length: 1-1.5 hours

Volunteer Speaker’s Bureau
In addition to the Alzheimer’s Association Education Programs, we have a speaker’s bureau comprised of volunteer presenters. They present on a variety of topics at no cost to requesting organizations in our 17-county service area. Topic availability may vary based on program location.

To learn more about upcoming presentations or to schedule a program at your site or facility contact Carolyn Lake at 330.650.0552 or carolyn.lake@alz.org.


 


 

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