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Education Programs

The Alzheimer's Association, Central Ohio Chapter offers educational programs for family caregivers, health care professionals and the community.

Please call 1-800-272 -3900 to register for any of the educational programs below.

Click here for the complete list of education programs

 

Franklin

2014 First Fridays Series

Topic: Research Trends
Location:

Worthington United Methodist Church 600 North High Street, Worthington, OH 43085

Presenter: Dr. Brendan Kelley, MD
The Ohio State University
Department of Neurology
Date: Friday, December 5th, 2014 from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Cost: $5 lunch and lecture. $10 for professional continuing education.
Respite: Attendees are encouraged to bring their loved ones living with memory loss to our respite program called “The Club.”
Please call to make a reservation as space is limited.
800-272-3900

Click here for the complete First Friday calendar

 

Alzheimer’s Women’s Association to Reach and Engage (AWARE) presents these locally produced  First Friday Caregiver videos:

 

Advertising and
Dementia Care

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9QEZc8nTTRo

 

 

 

Improve your
understanding
of Medicare

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fjxa8Tmtxeo


 

 

Spiritual Health

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IMp035XaC7k

 


 

 

Planning
considerations
for older adults

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=74s7X4WAE9s




 

Patient
& Resident
Rights


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=plXqhGhyV8Y


 

 

Emotional
Challenges of
Caregiving

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dUIbIUE8-qE


 

 

Navigating
Healthcare
System

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9wVEOmiMOrs


 

 

Optimal
Aging

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mOeLYbAcQtw


 


 

Creating
a Safe Home
Environment


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cUWBrn6BfWc


 

 

Effects of
Exercising

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w0uDkUVeM18


 

 

The Basics

This presentation provides information on detection, causes and risk factors, stages of the disease, treatment and much more.

Location: The Alzheimer’s Association
1379 Dublin Road., Columbus, OH 43215
Wednesday, October 15th from 4:00PM – 5:00PM

Caregiving 101 Series

This series is designed to assist families in coping with the early stage of the disease.
Topics Include:

  • Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias
  • Techniques for Communication and Safety
  • Long-term Planning and Community Resources
  • Medical Issues and Hospitalizations
  • Community Resources

Location: The Alzheimer’s Association
1379 Dublin Road., Columbus, OH 43215
Wednesdays, November 5th, November 12th, November 19th & December 3rd from 4:00PM - 6:00PM

Caregiving 201 Series

This series is designed to assist families in coping with the middle to late stages of the disease.
Topics Include:

  • Dealing with Challenging Behaviors
  • Making Difficult End of Life Decisions
  • Coping with Grief and Guilt

Location: The Alzheimer’s Association
1379 Dublin Road., Columbus, OH 43215
Thursdays, December 4th and 11th from 4:00PM - 6:00PM

 

Delaware

Caregiving 101 Series

This series is designed to assist families in coping with the early stage of the disease.
Topics Include:

  • Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias
  • Techniques for Communication and Safety
  • Long-term Planning and Community Resources
  • Medical Issues and Hospitalizations
  • Community Resources

Location: The Inn at Olentangy Trails
36 Corduroy Rd., Delaware, OH 43015
Thursdays, November 6th, 13th and 20th from 2:00PM - 4:00PM

Hope for the Holidays

This presentation provides tips for communication with family members about Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia, ways to reduce stress around the holidays and appropriate gift ideas.

Location: Asbury United Methodist Church
55 West Lincoln Avenue
Tuesday, November 11th from 1:00PM – 2:00PM

The Basics

This presentation provides information on detection, causes and risk factors, stages of the disease, treatment and much more.

Location: The Andrew’s House
39 West Winter Road., Delaware, OH 43015
Monday, December 1st from 10:00AM – 11:00PM

 

Fairfield

The Basics/Understanding Dementia

This presentation provides information on detection, causes and risk factors, stages of the disease, treatment and much more.

Location: Diley Ridge Medical Center
7911 Diley Road, Canal Winchester, OH 43110
Wednesday, October 22nd from 4:00PM – 5:30PM
 
Living with Alzheimer’s Disease (Middle Stage)

This three part series provides information about symptoms, relationship changes and possible behavioral changes that may occur during the middle stage. This series includes information about medication management, home safety, driving, community resources and much more.

Location: Carriage Court of Lancaster
800 Beck’s Knob Road, Lancaster, OH 43130
Thursdays, September 25th, October 30th and November 20th from 11:00PM – 12:30PM

 

Pickaway

Living with Alzheimer’s Disease (Middle Stage)

This three part series provides information about symptoms, relationship changes and possible behavioral changes that may occur during the middle stage. This series includes information about medication management, home safety, driving, community resources and much more.

Location: Pickaway Senior Center
2105 Chickasaw Drive, Circleville OH 43113
Thursdays, October 2nd and November 6th from 10:30AM – 11:30AM

 

Union

Managing Difficult Behaviors

This program will discuss provide tips and techniques on how to manage and cope with challenging behaviors such as repetitious questions, delusions/paranoia, anxiety, and aggressive/agitated behaviors.

Location: Gables at Green Pastures
390 Gables Drive, Marysville, OH 43040
Monday, November 3rd from 6:00PM - 7:00PM

Alzheimer’s Conference for Geriatric Professionals and Family Caregivers

This free conference is appropriate for geriatric professionals and families/friends caregiving for someone living with memory loss. The conference includes a continental breakfast. Dick Douglas, the Director of Union County Senior Services, is the emcee for this event.

Topics and Speakers Include:

  • It’s Not All Alzheimer’s-The Different Types of Dementias- Dr. Marla Bruns, MD, PhD
  • Delay the Disease: Movement for Memory- Jackie Russell, RN, BSN, CNOR
  • Caregiving Tips- Rose Beeson, PhD, RN

Location: Union County Services Building
940 London Ave., Marysville, OH 43040
Thursday, November 13th from 8:00AM - 12:00PM
To register, please contact the Alzheimer’s Association at 614-457-6003




 


 

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