Every presentation we discuss the basics of Alzheimer's disease, the 10 Warning Signs, Caregiver Stress and the services of the Alzheimer's Association. Anyone is welcome to attend.
Brown bag your lunch or dinner.
Dickson Rehab-Dickson, TN
Vanderbilt- Nashville, TN
Registration is requested. To register or for more information contact Tiffany Cloud-Mann or call 800.272.3900
Early Stage Services
Making Memories Together- Early Stage Support Group
FiftyForward Knowles 174 Rains Ave. Nashville
August 18 10:30 a.m.
This is a social event with entertainment. This month we will be entertained by and take part in a drumming circle. Lunch will follow.
Through the Grapevine- Murfreesboro
August 18 2 p.m.
Socialize over coffee and cake with others in the early stages of Alzheimer's and other dementias.
Coffee with Congress
We are planning meetings with members of Congress in our to discuss our services and federal legislative priorities. We would also like local advocates to share their personal stories. Our tentative dates are below. You must live in the Congressman's district and register with us to attend.
August 5- Congressman Blackburn meeting at Clarksville office
August 25- Congressman Cooper meeting at Nashville office
TBD- Senator Alexander
Nashville Caregiver Conference
September 19, 2014 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
First Baptist Nashville
108 7th Avenue South
Visit exhibitors, learn from professionals and enjoy time with other family caregivers. Kareen King is our keynote speaker. She is the founder of The Golden Experience: Enriching Lives in Long-Term Care through keynotes, concerts, workshops. Her teachings focus on person-centered care. Conference attendees should expect both personal transformation and practical care-giving tips as they experience King's educational concert, Finding Emilou: A Case Study in Concert and Gold Nuggets of Stress Relief: Enriching Your Experience as a Caregiver.
Dr. Stephen D'Amico will also provide a research update coming directly from the recent Alzheimer's Association International Research Conference.
Highland Rim Area
Call 800.272.3900 or contact Teka Moten for more information.
Call 800.272.3900 or contact Tabitha Ebbert for more information.
Call 800.272.3900 or contact Miriam Clay for more information.
Bradley/Cleveland Activity Center
Whitwell Senior Center
To RSVP call 423.265.3600
Early Stage Services
Early stage social programs are a great way for those in the early stages of Alzheimer's to socialize and reminisce with others. These are FREE programs.
Let's Sing From Memory- A social engagement program for those affected by dementia and their caregivers.
Ongoing- Second and fourth Tuesday of every month
August 12 and August 26
10 - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Christ United Methodist Church
8645 East Brainerd Road
Chattanooga, TN 37421
Contact Wayne Evans or call 423.892.9363 for registration and more information.
Living With Alzheimer's- Early Stage Support Group- RETURNING IN OCTOBER
This is an 8-week support and education program beginning April 15 2014 and continuing every other week at the Christ United Methodist Church on East Brainerd Road for a total of 9 meetings. In addition to engagement and support, this program will address questions such as:
What should I expect as the disease progresses?
How should I plan for my future?
How do I live day to day?
What resources are available through the Alzheimer's Association?
Pre-registration is required. For more information contact Amy French or Wendy Winters at 423.265.3600
1. Be interested in participating with a group of peers on issues related to Alzheimer's disease.
2. Have a physician diagnosis of probably Alzheimer's disease or a related disorder.
3. Be able to recognize symptoms and understand those symptoms are caused by the disease.
4. Be able to discuss feelings and experiences related to the disease.
Coffee with Kodsi is an interactive question and answer session with Chattanooga neurologist, Dr. Matthew Kodsi. This event gives those living with a diagnosis of Alzheimer's or other dementias a chance to have an informative discussion with a leading professional in the Alzheimer's care. These sessions occur monthly at different facilities in the Chattanooga area.
August 11 10-11:30 a.m.
Morning Pointe/ Greenbriar Cove Community Center
9650 Leyland Drive Ooltewah, TN 37363
To RSVP, call 423.396.4700
Hospice 101: Jim Pride of Good Samaritan Hospice
Brown Bag Lunch
MDA Health Fair
Redstone Arsenal MDA Building 5224
August 13 11:30 a.m.
Basics of Alzheimer's
Weatherly Heights Baptist Church-
1306 Cannstatt Dr.
New Jerusalem Church
2562 Bob Wade Lane Harvest, AL 35749
August 21 11:30 a.m.
Conversations about Dementia
Huntsville Hospital Dowdle Center
119 Governor's Dr. Huntsville
First Missionary Baptist Church Health Fair
3509 Blue Spring Road NW Huntsville, AL 35810
Call 800.272.3900 or contact Brandi Medina for more information.
Huntsville Early Stage Social Activities
The activities listed below are for those in the early stages of Alzheimer's/dementia and their caregivers. Groups and families are both welcome. We can assist with transportation costs and have volunteers help with groups. These are events are FREE!
To register call 800.272.3900 or contact Brandi Medina
October 22, 2014
Huntsville Botanical Gardens
4747 Bob Wallace Ave. SW Huntsville
11 a.m. - 1p.m.
Join us for a driven tour around the gardens, see the scarecrow trail and enojoy a boxed lunch.
Date and Time TBA
Join us for a matinee of the classic ballet the Nutcracker.
Annual Alzheimer's Town Hall Meeting
August 5 6-7 p.m.
Huntsville Public Library
915 Monroe Street SW
Hartselle Health Fair
August 8, 2014 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Sparkman Civic Center
406 Nanceford Road Hartselle, AL 35640
Join us for the 2nd annual Hartselle Health Fair at the Hartselle Civic Center with community vendors, door prizes, brain game activities, memory screenings, music refreshments and much more.
Ministry Leadership Lunch and Learn: Conversations about Dementia
August 21, 2014 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
109 Governors Drive Huntsville, AL
To register and for more information, call 800.272.3900
Coffee with Congress
We are planning meetings with members of Congress in our to discuss our services and federal legislative priorities. We would also like local advocates to share their personal stories. Our tentative dates are below. You must live in the Congressman's district and register with us to attend. Call 800.272.3900 to register.
August 12, 2014- Congressman Robert Aderholt (Gadsden, AL)
August 18, 2014- Senator Richard Shelby (Huntsville, AL)