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2017 Family & Community Education Calendar
July - December

Jul.   |   Aug.   |   Sep.   |   Oct.   |   Nov.   |   Dec.

PLEASE NOTE: Registered participants will be notified by telephone if a program is canceled due to inclement weather or other factors. Unless otherwise notified, participants can assume that all programs will proceed as scheduled.

JULY

Tuesday, July 1
12 - 1 p.m.
Lawrence County  Lunch and Learn Series
Topic: Understand and Responding to Dementia-Related Behavior
What: The educational sessions will provide families and caregivers an opportunity to learn more about Alzheimer's and caregiving issues related to each stage of the disease. Free lunch is provided.
Where: Ohio University Southern Campus (Ohio Room - 1st floor), 1804 Liberty Ave., Ironton, OH  45638
Cost: Free but registration is required.
Registration: Contact Melissa Dever at 740-710-1821or mdever@alz.org.
Wednesday,
July 5 10:00 - 12 p.m.

Hamilton County

Memories in the Museum -
Local
Color

What: This program is designed for visitors with memory loss and their guests. Each session will include a tour of an exhibition, light refreshments, and an opportunity to participate in making art. Participants will observe and engage in conversation about artwork within three of Cincinnati's historic art institutions.
Where: Cincinnati Art Museum, 953 Eden Park, Cincinnati, OH 45202
Cost: Free. Registration required.
Registration: Call Alzheimer's Association at 800-272-3900.

 

Saturdays, July 8&15
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Ripley County  What Families Need to Know...When the Diagnosis is Alzheimer's Disease or Another Dementia 
What: This series of education sessions  provides an opportunity for families to learn and share together in an informal setting the challenges of caring for someone with Alzheimer's disease or related dementia. There are 4 presentations which deal with the nature and progression of the disease, changes in communication and behavior, legal planning, coping strategies and community resources. Topics are presented by experts in their fields, including physicians, nurses, social workers and attorneys.
Where: Tyson Library, 325 W. Tyson St., Versailles, IN  47042
Cost: Free but registration is required.
Registration: Click here for registration form or call 800-272-3900.
 
Thursday, July 13, 20, 27 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Hamilton County )

Memories in the Making and Time for Caregivers

What: A program designed for people in the early stage of cognitive impairment and their primary family caregivers. This program has two parts: the first is Memories in the Making®, a creative arts program for people with Alzheimer’s or another dementia, and the second is Time for Caregivers, a separate session for family caregivers with a focus on wellness and stress reduction.
Where: Evendale Cultural Arts Center, 10500 Reading Rd., Cincinnati, OH  45241
Cost: Free. Limit two per family.
Registration: Call Joan Hock at 800-272-3900

 

Mondays, July 10, 17, 24, 31
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Hamilton County

Memories in the Making and Time for Caregivers

What: A program designed for people in the early stage of cognitive impairment and their primary family caregivers. This program has two parts: the first is Memories in the Making®, a creative arts program for people with Alzheimer’s or another dementia, and the second is Time for Caregivers, a separate session for family caregivers with a focus on wellness and stress reduction.
Where: Journey to Hope Center, 703 Compton Rd. Cincinnati, OH 45231 
Cost: Free. Limit two per family.
Registration: Call Joan Hock at 800-272-3900 for more information.

 

Tuesday, July 11 
1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Hamilton County  Understanding and Preventing Wandering

What:  This program addresses wandering behaviors, what is safe and what is unsafe, and strategies for maximizing safety for the person at risk for wandering.
Where: Alzheimer's Association (3rd floor conference room), 644 Linn St., Cincinnati, OH  45203
Cost: Free but registration is required.
Registration:
Click here for registration form or call 800-272-3900.


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AUGUST

Wednesday,
August 2
10:00 - 12 p.m.

Hamilton County

Memories in the Museum
Topic: Shades of British Painting

What: This program is designed for visitors with memory loss and their guests. Each session will include a tour of an exhibition, light refreshments, and an opportunity to participate in making art. Participants will observe and engage in conversation about artwork within three of Cincinnati's historic art institutions.
Where: Taft Museum of Art, 316 Pike St., Cincinnati, OH 45202
Cost: Free. Registration required.
Registration: Call Alzheimer's Association at 800-272-3900.

Thursdays, Aug. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Hamilton County

Memories in the Making and Time for Caregivers

What: A program designed for people in the early stage of cognitive impairment and their primary family caregivers. This program has two parts: the first is Memories in the Making®, a creative arts program for people with Alzheimer’s or another dementia, and the second is Time for Caregivers, a separate session for family caregivers with a focus on wellness and stress reduction.
Where:  Evendale Cultural Arts Center, 10500 Reading Rd., Cincinnati,
OH  45241
Cost: Free. Limit two per family.
Registration: Call Joan Hock at 800-272-3900

 

Mondays, Aug. 7, 14, 21, 28
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Hamilton County

Memories in the Making and Time for Caregivers

What: A program designed for people in the early stage of cognitive impairment and their primary family caregivers. This program has two parts: the first is Memories in the Making®, a creative arts program for people with Alzheimer’s or another dementia, and the second is Time for Caregivers, a separate session for family caregivers with a focus on wellness and stress reduction.
Where: Journey to Hope Center, 703 Compton Rd. Cincinnati, OH 45231
Cost: Free. Limit two per family.
Registration: Call Joan Hock at 800-272-3900 for more information.

 

 
Saturday,
August 12
9 a.m. to Noon
Warren County  Writing Our Lives as Caregivers 
What: Guided writing seminar will allow you to tell your story as a caregiver - the tenderness, pain, anxiety, loss of identity, and love. You will reflect on your shared journey and to share as much or as little as you choose in a supportive and safe circle of other caregivers. This seminar is guided by Pauletta Hansel and Annette Januzzi Wick.
Where: Artis Senior Living of Mason, 6200 Snider Rd., Mason, OH  45040
Cost: Free but registration is required.
Registration: Click here for registration form or call 800-272-3900.
Saturday,
August 12
1 - 2:30 p.m.
Hamilton County  Your Brain on Movement 
What: Cynthia Allen, senior trainer in Movement Intelligence and Guild Certified Feldenkrais practitioner, will be guiding the group through a series of introductory movements. Through these unique movement patterns, the brain is triggered to rewire, generating ne brain cell with every sequence. This class is for persons with memory loss and their care partners. All will be able to participate in the class.
Where: Future Life Now, 4138 Hamilton Ave., Cincinnati, OH  45223
Cost: Free but registration is required.
Registration: Click here for registration form or call 800-272-3900.
Wednesday, August 16
1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Hamilton County Promoting Safety in the Home
What: This program provides suggestions for improving home safety for the person with dementia.
Where: Alzheimer's Association (3rd floor conference room), 644 Linn St., Cincinnati, OH  45203
Cost: Free but registration is required.
Registration: Click here for registration form or call 800-272-3900.
Saturdays, August 19 & 26
9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Kenton County  What Families Need to Know...When the Diagnosis is Alzheimer's Disease or Another Dementia
What: This series of education sessions  provides an opportunity for families to learn and share together in an informal setting the challenges of caring for someone with Alzheimer's disease or related dementia. There are 4 presentations which deal with the nature and progression of the disease, changes in communication and behavior, legal planning, coping strategies and community resources. Topics are presented by experts in their fields, including physicians, nurses, social workers and attorneys.
Where: St Elizabeth Healthcare Edgewood (Conference Rooms L & M), 1 Medical Village Dr., Edgewood, KY  41017
Cost: Free but registration is required.
Registration: Click here for registration form or call 800-272-3900.
 
Tuesday, August 29  12 - 1:30 p.m.  Jackson County  Lunch and Learn: Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related Behavior 
What: The educational sessions will provide families and caregivers an opportunity to learn more about Alzheimer's and caregiving issues related to each stage of the disease. Free lunch is provided.
Where: Holzer Medical Center, 500 Burlington Rd., Jackson, OH 
Cost: Free but registration is required. Lunch included.
Registration: Contact Melissa Dever at 740-710-1821or mdever@alz.org

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SEPTEMBER

 To Be Announced

 Hamilton County Memories in the Museum -
What: This program is designed for visitors with memory loss and their guests. Each session will include a tour of an exhibition, light refreshments, and an opportunity to participate in making art. Participants will observe and engage in conversation about artwork within three of Cincinnati's historic art institutions.
Where:
Cost: Free. Registration required.
Registration: Call Alzheimer's Association at 800-272-3900.
 
Thursdays, Sept. 7, 14
 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Hamilton County Memories in the Making and Time for Caregivers

What: A program designed for people in the early stage of cognitive impairment and their primary family caregivers. This program has two parts: the first is Memories in the Making®, a creative arts program for people with Alzheimer’s or another dementia, and the second is Time for Caregivers, a separate session for family caregivers with a focus on wellness and stress reduction.
Where:  Evendale Cultural Arts Center, 10500 Reading Rd.,
Cincinnati, OH  45241
Cost: Free. Limit two per family.
Registration: Call Joan Hock at 800-272-3900

Monday, Sept. 11, 
No meeting the 4th    
10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

 Hamilton County

 

Memories in the Making and Time for Caregivers
What: A program designed for people in the early stage of cognitive impairment and their primary family caregivers. This program has two parts: the first is Memories in the Making®, a creative arts program for people with Alzheimer’s or another dementia, and the second is Time for Caregivers, a separate session for family caregivers with a focus on wellness and stress reduction.
Where: Journey to Hope, 703 Compton Rd., Cincinnati, OH  45231
Cost: Free. Limit two per family.
Registration: Call Joan Hock at 800-272-3900 for more information.
Monday, September 11
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 
Highland County Lunch and Learn Session
Topic: Living with Alzheimer's for Caregivers: Late Stage 
What: The educational sessions will provide families and caregivers an opportunity to learn more about Alzheimer's and caregiving issues related to each stage of the disease. Free lunch is provided.
Where: Highland County Senior Center, 185 Muntz Street, Hillsboro, OH  45133
Cost: Free but registration is required.
Registration: Contact Melissa Dever at 740-710-1821or mdever@alz.org
Tuesday, September 12
12 - 2 p.m
.
Jackson County  Professional Lunch and Learn
Topic: Activities in Dementia Care 
 What: Alzheimer's disease poses many questions, even for professional caregivers. The session is designed for nursed, socials workers, home health aides, nursing home staff and hospital staff.
Where: Holzer Medical Center (1st floor Education Room), 500 Burlington Rd., Jackson, OH  45640
Cost: Free but registration is required. Free Lunch
Registration: Contact Melissa Dever, 740-710-1821 or mdever@alz.org.

Wednesday, September 20
1:30 - 2:30 p.m.

Hamilton County Living with Alzheimer's Disease: Late Stage 

What: New ways of connecting and interacting with the person with Alzheimer's disease in the late stage are discussed.
Where: Alzheimer's Association, 3rd floor conference room, 644 Linn St., Cincinnati, OH  45203
Cost: Free but registration is required.
Registration: Click here for registration form or call 800-272-3900

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OCTOBER

To Be Announced Hamilton County Memories in the Museum -
What: This program is designed for visitors with memory loss and their guests. Each session will include a tour of an exhibition, light refreshments, and an opportunity to participate in making art. Participants will observe and engage in conversation about artwork within three of Cincinnati's historic art institutions.
Where:
Cost: Free, but registration is required 
Registration: Call Alzheimer's Association at 800-272-3900.
Thursdays, Oct. 12, 19, 26
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Hamilton County

Memories in the Making and Time for Caregivers

What: A program designed for people in the early stage of cognitive impairment and their primary family caregivers. This program has two parts: the first is Memories in the Making®, a creative arts program for people with Alzheimer’s or another dementia, and the second is Time for Caregivers, a separate session for family caregivers with a focus on wellness and stress reduction.
Where:  Evendale Cultural Arts Center, 10500 Reading Rd.,
Cincinnati, OH  45241
Cost: Free. Limit two per family.
Registration: Call Joan Hock at 800-272-3900

 

Mondays, Oct. 9, 16, 23, 30
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Hamilton County

Memories in the Making and Time for Caregivers

What: A program designed for people in the early stage of cognitive impairment and their primary family caregivers. This program has two parts: the first is Memories in the Making®, a creative arts program for people with Alzheimer’s or another dementia, and the second is Time for Caregivers, a separate session for family caregivers with a focus on wellness and stress reduction.
Where: Journey to Hope Center, 703 Compton Rd. Cincinnati, OH 45231
Cost: Free. Limit two per family.
Registration: Call Joan Hock at 800-272-3900 for more information.

 

Tuesday, Oct. 10 
12 - 1 p.m.
Scioto County Lunch and Learn - Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related Behavior
 What: The program presents a series of quarterly programs. These educational sessions will provide families and caregivers an opportunity to learn more about Alzheimer's and caregiving issues related to each stage of the disease. 
Where: Southern Ohio Medical Center, 2201 27th St., Portsmouth, OH 45662
Cost: Free but registration is required. Lunch included.
Registration: Contact Melissa Dever at 740-710-1821 or mdever@alz.org
Thursday, October 12
12 - 1 p.m.
Lawrence County  Lunch and Learn Session
Topic: Living with Alzherimer's for Caregivers: Late Stage 
What: Dementia Challenges in Rural America
Where: Shawnee State Park Lodge and Conference Center, 4404B State Rt. 125, West Portsmouth, OH  45663
Cost: $40(includes lunch and CE credit for nurses, social workers and nursing home administrators)
$20(includes lunch without CE certificate)
Registration: Click here to register online. For more information call 800-272-3900

Tuesday,
October 17 
1:30 - 2:30 p.m.

Hamilton County  The Basics of Alzheimer's Disease 
What: This program provides information on detection, causes and risk factors, stages of the disease, treatment and much more. 
Where: Alzheimer's Association, 3rd floor conference room, 644 Linn St., Cincinnati, OH  45203
Cost: Free but registration is required.
Registration: Click here for registration form or call 800-272-3900

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NOVEMBER

To Be Announced Hamilton County Memories in the Museum
What: This program is designed for visitors with memory loss and their guests. Each session will include a tour of an exhibition, light refreshments, and an opportunity to participate in making art. Participants will observe and engage in conversation about artwork within three of Cincinnati's historic art institutions.
Where:
Cost: Free. Registration required.
Registration: Call Alzheimer's Association at 800-272-3900.
Thursday, Nov. 2
Evening
Hamilton County Alzheimer's Association
Research Event

What: This program discusses the latest Alzheimer's Association Research. Gregory Jicha, MD, PhD is the presenter.
Where: Mercy Health, West Hospital, 3300 Mercy Health Blvd., Cincinnati, OH  45211
More details to follow.

Thursdays,
Nov. 2, 9, 16, 30
No meeting 30
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Hamilton County

Memories in the Making and Time for Caregivers

What: A program designed for people in the early stage of cognitive impairment and their primary family caregivers. This program has two parts: the first is Memories in the Making®, a creative arts program for people with Alzheimer’s or another dementia, and the second is Time for Caregivers, a separate session for family caregivers with a focus on wellness and stress reduction.
Where:  Evendale Cultural Arts Center, 10500 Reading Rd., Cincinnati, OH  45241
Cost: Free. Limit two per family.
Registration: Call Joan Hock at 800-272-3900

 

Mondays, Nov. 6, 13, 20, 27
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Hamilton County
(north-central)

Memories in the Making and Time for Caregivers

What: A program designed for people in the early stage of cognitive impairment and their primary family caregivers. This program has two parts: the first is Memories in the Making®, a creative arts program for people with Alzheimer’s or another dementia, and the second is Time for Caregivers, a separate session for family caregivers with a focus on wellness and stress reduction.
Where: Journey to Hope Center, 703 Compton Rd. Cincinnati, OH 45231
Cost: Free. Limit two per family.
Registration: Call Joan Hock at 800-272-3900 for more information.

 

Wednesday,
November 15
2 - 3 p.m.
Hamilton County  Holiday Celebrations and Other Family Gatherings 
What: This program will present ways to make holiday celebrations and other family gatherings  less stressful and more enjoyable for families coping with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias.
Where: Alzheimer's Association, 3rd floor conference room, 644 Linn St., Cincinnati, OH  45203
Cost: Free but registration is required.
Registration: Click here for registration form or call 800-272-3900

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DECEMBER

To Be Announced Hamilton County Memories in the Museum -
What: This program is designed for visitors with memory loss and their guests. Each session will include a tour of an exhibition, light refreshments, and an opportunity to participate in making art. Participants will observe and engage in conversation about artwork within three of Cincinnati's historic art institutions.
Where:
Cost: Free. Registration required.
Registration: Call Alzheimer's Association at 800-272-3900.
Thursdays, Dec. 7, 14
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Hamilton County

Memories in the Making and Time for Caregivers

What: A program designed for people in the early stage of cognitive impairment and their primary family caregivers. This program has two parts: the first is Memories in the Making®, a creative arts program for people with Alzheimer’s or another dementia, and the second is Time for Caregivers, a separate session for family caregivers with a focus on wellness and stress reduction.
Where:  Evendale Cultural Arts Center, 10500 Reading Rd., Cincinnati, OH  45241
Cost: Free. Limit two per family.
Registration: Call Joan Hock at 800-272-3900


Mondays, Dec. 4, 11 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Hamilton County

Memories in the Making and Time for Caregivers

What: A program designed for people in the early stage of cognitive impairment and their primary family caregivers. This program has two parts: the first is Memories in the Making®, a creative arts program for people with Alzheimer’s or another dementia, and the second is Time for Caregivers, a separate session for family caregivers with a focus on wellness and stress reduction.
Where: Journey to Hope Center,  703 Compton Rd. Cincinnati, OH 45231
Cost: Free. Limit two per family.
Registration: Call Joan Hock at 800-272-3900 for more information.

 

Monday, December 11
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 
Highland County  Lunch and Learn Series
Topic: Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related Behavior 
What: The educational sessions will provide families and caregivers an opportunity to learn more about Alzheimer's and caregiving issues related to each stage of the disease. Free lunch is provided.
Where: Highland County Senior Center, 185 Muntz Street, Hillsboro, OH  45133
Cost: Free but registration is required.
Registration: Contact Melissa Dever at 740-710-1821or mdever@alz.org.
 

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