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February Education Programs (free - registration required)

Understanding and Responding to Dementia-related Behaviors
Behavior is one of the primary ways for people with dementia to communicate their needs and feelings as the ability to use language is lost. Join us to learn to decode behavioral messages, identify common behavior triggers, and learn strategies to help intervene with some of the most common behavioral challenges of Alzheimer’s disease.
1 to 2 p.m., Thursday, February 11th, 2016
Scenic Hills Senior Center
178 S. Spring Street, Logan, OH 43138
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Practical Tips for Safety and Communication

Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias can gradually diminish a person’s ability to communicate and use good judgment. This presentation will provide techniques for improving communication and modifying the environment for optimal safety.
1 to 2 p.m., Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Dempsey Family Education and Resource Center
OhioHealth Neuroscience Center
3535 Olentangy River Rd., Columbus, Ohio 43214
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"Walking in the Valley of the Shadow: Spiritual Perspectives for the Alzheimer's Caregiver"
Featured presenter Rabbi Cary Kozberg leads this four part series based on selections from "Seasons of Caring," offering perspectives to help caregivers deal with grief and self-forgiveness. This non-denominational class is intended for people of all faiths and caregivers of loved ones at all stages of the disease.
10 to 12 p.m., February 17, 24, March 2 and 9
Alzheimer's Association, 1379 Dublin Rd., Columbus, Ohio 43215
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Living with Alzheimer’s for Caregivers

This three-part program provides answers to the questions that arise at all stages of the disease. Hear from those directly affected and learn what you need to know, what you need to plan, and what you can do at each point along the way. (This is a three-part series, but all are welcome for any class.)
7 to 9 p.m. February 23rd, March 22nd, April 26th
Somerset Health and Rehab
411 S. Columbus Street, Somerset, Ohio 43783
To register please call Michelle at 800.272.3900 or click here

Living with Alzheimer’s for Caregivers

6 to 8 p.m. February 25, March 31
Logan Health Care Center
300 Arlington Ave., Logan, Ohio 43138
To register please call Michelle at 800.272.3900 or click here

 

Congratulations to our Volunteer of the Quarter: LA Castle

LA Castle has been a dedicated volunteer with the Alzheimer’s Association, Central Ohio Chapter for more than five years. LA is a committee chair for our Walk to End Alzheimer’s, is a part of our Longest Day task force, and is a strong advocate for the Association. LA began volunteering after her father was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and her family went through the heartbreak of watching him forget who they were and lose the ability to communicate.
LA is known for recruiting others to volunteer and always going above and beyond her volunteer role. Jill Grosenheider-Rudd, who organizes our Columbus Walk, says LA’s “dedication never waivers and she’s always willing to lend a helping hand.”
LA, we are so thankful to have you as volunteer. You bring the Association so much joy, and we appreciate all your hard work!

Programs

Spring Ed. Guide
Winter 2015-16 Newsletter and Program Guide
Music & Memory
early stage services
Early Stage Programs
wall painting
Sparking Imaginations
Columbus Museum of Art - Free Tour Last Tuesday Every Month 1:00 - 2:00

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