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2016 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

Wednesday,
July 6 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Hamilton County

Memories in the Museum - Topic: Cut, Fold, Recreate

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: Contemporary Arts Center, 44 East 6th St., Cincinnati, OH 45202
Cost: Free. Registration required.
Registration: Call Alzheimer's Association at 800-272-3900.

 

Thursday, July 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: The Sharonville Community Center, 10990 Thornview Dr., Cincinnati, OH 45241
Cost: Free. Limit two per family.
Registration: Call Joan Hock at 800-272-3900

 

Mondays, July 11, 18, 25
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, July 16
9a.m. - 12 p.m.
Hamilton County  Writing Our Lives as Caregivers

What: Writers and family caregivers Pauletta Hansel, Cincinnati's first Poet Laureate, and Annette Januzzi Wick, blogger and care partner for her mother, invite you to participate in this nurturing and inspiring writing session to help you tell it on the page. No previous writing experience is necessary.  This is an opportunity to use writing to 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. the session will conclude with the co-creation of a "group poem" that reflects the varied experiences of our lives as caregivers
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. Call 800-272-3900 for more information or to register by phone.

Tuesday, July 19
2-3 p.m.
Hamilton County  Activities
What: This program will provide families with ideas, practical solutions and inspiration for engaging a family member who has dementia. It is important to involve your loved ones in meaningful activities as their dementia progresses. Activities enrich their lives and allow them to feel happier and more fulfilled.
Where: Alzheimer's Association, 3rd Floor Conference Room, 644 Linn St., Cincinnati, OH  45203|
Cost: Free of charge to caregivers. This program is approved for 1 hour of continuing education for Ohio social workers for a $15 fee. . CEU may be transferable to nurses.
Registration: Click here for registration form. Call 822-272-3900 for more information or to register by phone.
Saturdays, July 23 & 30
9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Ripley County What Families Need to Know...When the Diagnosis is Alzheimer's Disease or Related Dementia
What: Caring for someone with cognitive impairment is a 24-hour a day,
7-day a week challenge. This series of educational sessions provides an opportunity for families to learn and share together in an informal setting. Topics are presented by experts in their fields, including physicians, nurses, social workers and attorneys.
Where: Margaret Mary hospital - Auditorium ( enter through the cafeteria entrance), 321 Mitchell Ave., Batesville, IN  47006
Cost: Free but registration is required.
Registration: Click here for registration form or call 800-272-3900 to register and more information.

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AUGUST

Wednesday,
August 3
10:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Hamilton County

Memories in the Museum
Topic: Et Cetera

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 Museum of Art, 953 Eden Park Dr., Cincinnati, OH 45202
Cost: Free. Registration required.
Registration: Call Alzheimer's Association at 800-272-3900.

Thursdays, Aug. 4, 11, 18, 25  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: The Sharonville Community Center, 10990 Thornview Dr., Cincinnati, OH 45241
Cost: Free. Limit two per family.
Registration: Call Joan Hock at 800-272-3900

 

Mondays, Aug. 1, 8,
15, 22, 29
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.

 

Thursday, August 4   11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Brown County  Lunch & Learn
Topic: Open Topic 
What: This program will provide an opportunity for families and caregivers to learn and ask questions about Alzheimer's disease and dementia, while receiving support from others in similar situations.
Where: Ohio Valley Manor, 5280 US Highway 62 and 68, Ripley, OH 45167
Cost: Free
Registration: Is required because a lunch will be provided. Call Robyn Gleadle, 937-779-6990

Wednesday, August 31,
10 -11 a.m.
Hamilton County Living with Alzheimer's Disease: Late Stage
What: In late stage Alzheimer's disease, caregiving typically involves new ways of connecting and interacting with the person with the disease. Hear from caregivers and professionals about resources, monitoring care and providing meaningful connection for the person with late-stage Alzheimer's disease and their families.
Where: Alzheimer's Association, 3rd Floor Conference Room, 644 Linn St., Cincinnati, OH  45203|
Cost: Free of charge to caregivers. This program is approved for 1 hour of continuing education for Ohio social workers for a $15 fee. . CEU may be transferable to nurses.
Registration: Click here for registration form or call 800-272-3900 to register and more information.

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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. 1, 8, 15  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: The Sharonville Community Center, 10990 Thornview Dr., Cincinnati, OH 45241
Cost: Free. Limit two per family.
Registration: Call Joan Hock at 800-272-3900

Monday, Sept. 12, 19       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.
Wednesday, September 21 
2 - 3 p.m.
 
Hamilton County Effective Communication Strategies
 What: Communication is more than just talking and listening - it's also about sending and receiving messages through attitude, tone of voice, facial expressions and body language. As people with AD and other dementias progress in their journey and the ability to use words is lost, families need new ways to connect. Join us to explore how communication takes place when someone has AD, learn to decode the verbal and behavioral messages delivered by someone with dementia, and identify strategies to help you connect and communicate at each stage of the disease.
Where: Alzheimer's Association, 3rd floor conference room, 644 Linn St., Cincinnati, OH  45203
Cost: Free but registration is required.
Registration: Click here to obtain a registration form or call 800-272-3900.

Thursdays, September 22 & 29   12 - 4 p.m. Scioto County What Families Need to Know...When the Diagnosis is Alzheimer's disease/dementia
What: Caring for someone with cognitive impairment is a 24-hour a day, 7-day a week challenge. This series of educational sessions provides an opportunity for families to learn and share together in an informal setting. Topics are presented by experts in their fields, including physicians, nurses, social workers and attorneys.
Where: Southern Ohio Medical Center - East Campus, 2201 25th St. (Gibson Building) 1st floor, Portsmouth, OH
Cost: Free but registration is required.  Lunch will be provided by SOMC Senior Behavioral Medicine Unit.
Registration: Click here to obtain a 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.
Topic:
Where:
Registration: Call Alzheimer's Association at 800-272-3900.
Thursdays, Oct. 6, 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: The Sharonville Community Center, 10990 Thornview Dr., Cincinnati, OH 45241
Cost: Free. Limit two per family.
Registration: Call Joan Hock at 800-272-3900

 

Mondays, Oct. 5, 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: 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, October 25
2 - 3 p.m.
Hamilton County  Understanding and Responding to Dementia-related Behavior
What: Behavior is a powerful form of communication and is one of the primary ways for people with dementia to communicate their needs and feelings as the ability to use language is lost. However, some behaviors can present real challenges for caregivers to manage. 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.
Where: Alzheimer's Association, 3rd floor conference room, 644 Linn St., Cincinnati, OH  45203
Cost: Free but registration is required.
Registration: Click here to obtain a 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:
Topic:
Cost: Free. Registration required.
Registration: Call Alzheimer's Association at 800-272-3900.
Thursdays,
Nov. 3, 10, 17
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: The Sharonville Community Center, 10990 Thornview Dr., Cincinnati, OH 45241
Cost: Free. Limit two per family.
Registration: Call Joan Hock at 800-272-3900

 

Mondays, Nov. 7, 14, 21, 28
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.

 

Saturday, Nov. 5
8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Hamilton County Day for Caregivers

What: An educational event featuring guest speakers, healthcare exhibits and breakout sessions focusing on issues relevant to family caregivers of individuals with dementia. 
Where: Sharonville Convention Center, 11355 Chester Rd., Cincinnati,
OH  45246
Cost: Free but registration is required.
Registration: Click here for registration form. Call 800-272-3900 for more information or to register by phone.

 

Wednesday, Nov.16
2 - 3 p.m.
Hamilton County Holiday Celebrations and other Family Gatherings
What: This program will present ways to make the holidays 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 to obtain a 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.
Topic:
Where:
Cost: Free. Registration required.
Registration: Call Alzheimer's Association at 800-272-3900.
Thursdays, Dec. 1, 8, 15 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: The Sharonville Community Center, 10990 Thornview Dr., Cincinnati, OH 45241
Cost: Free. Limit two per family.
Registration: Call Joan Hock at 800-272-3900


Mondays, Dec. 5, 12 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.

 

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