Meet Marty Manning
The Marty Manning Online Education Center is the online home for education programs offered by Alzheimer's Association, Central New York Chapter
Marty Manning believed that information and education was crucial to providing quality care for people with Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia. Our goal is to provide a platform to training that caregivers need in their journey with Alzheimer's disease or other dementia.
We recognize that caregivers have families, jobs and other responsibilities, in addition to providing care, that may keep them away from education programs held in the community. The Marty Manning Online Education Center is a gateway to education programs offered on demand or in a live webinar format.
On-Demand programs can be viewed at anytime. Each of these programs can be viewed on your PC or Mac following a short registration process. You can start and stop them at any time and access them 24 hours a day
Live Webinars are scheduled throughout the year. Hosted by dementia experts from the Central New York Chapter, you can attend a program from the comfort of your PC, Mac or mobile device and interact with the presenter.Taking part is easy. Choose the program you want to attend from the list below and decide whether you want the on-demand or live version. For on-demand, click the link and register. For a live webinar, click the date you prefer. Live webinar registrants will receive an invitation by email with instructions to join the program.
We are pleased to bring you the following set of programs on specialized topics during the spring and summer of 2014:
The first decision caregivers have to make is often one of the toughest. Our experts discuss tips and tactics to confronting the issue of when to take away the keys.
Live Webinar: June 19 at Noon
Walk To End Alzheimer's
The only national event aimed at the defeat of Alzheimer’s disease. Our Walk managers will discuss why Walk is important and how you can get involved.
Live Webinar: July 17 at Noon
Beyond The Front Page at alz.org
Most people visit alz.org and stay long enough to read one or two pages. We’ll show you the features available on the site, including assessment tools, online communities and resource finders.
Live Webinar: August 21 at Noon
Respite services provide caregivers with a backup plan for when you need and when you want it. Learn about respite options in CNY, from informal programs to day programs to emergency services, as well as how to choose and pay for respite.
Live Webinar: September 18 at Noon
Know The 10 Signs: Early Detection Matters
The warning signs of Alzheimer’s disease are often dismissed as side effects of normal aging. If you or someone you know is experiencing memory loss or behavioral changes, it’s time to learn the facts. Early detection gives you a chance to begin drug therapy, enroll in clinical studies and plan for the future. Attend this training to learn the 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s disease. We’ll separate myth from reality and address commonly-held fears about Alzheimer’s in America. Hear from people who have the disease and find out how to recognize the signs in yourself and others.
The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease
If you or someone you know is affected by Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, it’s time to learn the facts. This program provides information on detection, causes and risk factors, stages of the disease, treatment, and much more.
Legal and Financial Planning for Alzheimer’s Disease
The diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease makes planning for the future more important than ever. Legal and Financial Planning for Alzheimer’s Disease is an interactive two-part program where you will have a chance to learn about important legal and financial issues to consider, how to put plans in place, and how to access legal and financial resources near you. This program will cover information for families and individuals dealing with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia. Topics covered will include: making legal plans that fit your needs, legal documents you’ll need and what they mean for all of you, how to find legal and financial assistance, practical strategies for making a long-term plan of care, tax deductions and credits, and government programs that can help pay for care.
Living with Alzheimer's: For People with Alzheimer's
The diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease is life-changing and leads to many questions. What will this mean for me and my family? How do I plan for the future? Where can I get the help I need? In this three-part program, you will hear from others who have been where you are. You’ll learn what you need to know, what you need to plan, and what you can do as you navigate this chapter of your life.
Living with Alzheimer's: For Younger-Onset Alzheimer's
When someone under 65 is diagnosed with Younger-Onset Alzheimer’s disease or related dementia, the first reaction is often shock or denial. This doesn’t happen to someone so young…does it? What does the diagnosis mean? What kinds of plans need to be made for everyone? What about work? What resources are available to help? Join us for this program to get answers to the questions that arise for people concerned about Younger-Onset Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia. Hear from those directly affected and learn what you need to know, what you need to plan, and what you can do to ease the impact throughout the course of the disease.
Living with Alzheimer's: For Caregivers: Early Stage
In the early stage of Alzheimer’s disease, families face new questions as they adjust. What does the diagnosis mean? What kinds of plans need to be made? What resources are available to help? This 3-part program provides practical answers to the questions that arise in the early stage. Hear from those directly affected and learn what you can do to cope with the changes that come with an early-stage diagnosis.
Living with Alzheimer's: For Caregivers: Middle Stage
In the middle stage of Alzheimer’s disease, those who were care partners now become hands-on caregivers. Join us for this 3-part series and hear caregivers and professionals discuss helpful strategies to provide safe, effective and comfortable care in the middle stage of Alzheimer’s.
Living with Alzheimer's: For Caregivers: Late Stage
In the late stage of Alzheimer’s disease, caregiving typically involves new ways of connecting and interacting with the person with the disease. In this 2-part series, you’ll hear from caregivers and professionals about resources, monitoring care and providing meaningful connection for the person with late-stage Alzheimer’s and their families.