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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

2015 First Fridays Series
Held the first Friday of each month - Registration required
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM (includes lunch)
Location:
Worthington United Methodist Church
600 North High Street, Worthington, OH 43085

Friday, August 7th Topic: Movement and Memory
Presenter: Jackie Russell, RN, BSN, CNOR
Program Development Coordinator, Ohio Health Delay the Disease

Friday, September 4th topic: Caregiver Conversations
Presenter: Jeffery Milks, MD

Respite: Attendees are encouraged to bring their loved ones living with memory loss to our respite program called “The Club.”
Please call 800-272-3900 to make a reservation as space is limited.

First Friday Videos

Click here for the complete First Friday calendar


Journeys
“Journeys” is a seven-week series for individuals living with memory loss and their care partner. Each two-hour meeting includes an educational presentation followed by separate peer discussion groups - one group of individuals living with memory loss and the other group with care partners.

Wednesdays, July 15th through August 26th
1:00PM-3:00PM
Location:
Alzheimer’s Association
1379 Dublin Road., Columbus, OH 43215

Group size is limited. Registration is required.
Contact Denise Brembeck at 800-272-3900 or dbrembeck@alz.org.

Memory Strategies
The ICAN program at the Ohio State University Department of Speech & Hearing Science has partnered with the Alzheimer’s Association of Central Ohio to provide strategies for improving functional communication skills to adults with cognitive-communication impairment through a social group setting.

Fridays from 10:00AM - 11:30AM
Dates for Fall TBD (check back soon)
Location:
The Alzheimer’s Association
1379 Dublin Road, Columbus, OH 43215
No Cost: Number of Registrants is limited
* Ask about Caregiver Support Group

Registration is required.
Contact Denise Brembeck at 800-272-3900 or dbrembeck@alz.org.

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

August 19th, 1-2 PM
Location:
Alzheimer’s Association
1379 Dublin Road, Columbus OH 43215
No Cost: Funded by COAAA

Contact Denise Brembeck at 800-272-3900 or dbrembeck@alz.org.

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: Berger Hospital Medical Building
600 N. Pickaway St. Room 101
Circleville, Ohio 43113
Date: Tuesday, August, 11, 2015
Time: 1 - 2 PM


Caregiving 201
This series is designed to assist families caring for an individual in the mid-to-late stages of the disease.

Topics include:

  • Dealing with Challenging Behavior
  • Managing Physical Care Needs
  • Medication Management
  • Making Difficult End of Life Decisions
  • Coping with Grief and Guilt
Location: The Alzheimer’s Association
1379 Dublin Road
Columbus, OH 43215

Memory Matters: East Side Education
Location: Reynoldsburg United Methodist Church
1636 Graham Road
Reynoldsburg, Ohio 43086

Date: Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Time: 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Free dementia-friendly activity for your loved one provided by Wesley at Home
Topic: Leaving a Legacy of Love
Presenter: Bruce Benzig, Chaplain,
Hospice Services at Methodist ElderCare


 

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