For workshop information, call the Springfield office, 417.886.2199, or the Columbia office, 573.443.8665.
Know the 10 Signs
This program provides attendees with an understanding of the difference between age-related memory loss and Alzheimer's and what to do if they or someone they know has signs of the disease. Attendees will view video footage of people who are living with the early stages of dementia and their families addressing fears and myths associated with Alzheimer's disease.
The basics: memory loss, dementia and Alzheimer's disease
This program is designed to help you understand the difference between normal age-related memory changes and more serious memory problems that should be evaluated by a medical professional. Other topics covered include the common causes of memory loss, risk factors, and the importance of an accurate diagnosis. Videos of physicians, individuals with Alzheimer's and caregivers are incorporated into the program.
Living with Alzheimer’s for Caregivers: Early Stage In the early stage of Alzheimer’s disease, family members wonder how to incorporate the disease into future planning. This program provides insights from professionals and from other care partners about how to successfully establish a care team that helps everyone involved navigate the course of the disease together.
Living with Alzheimer’s for Caregivers: Middle Stage
In the middle stage of Alzheimer’s disease, caregivers take a more hands-on role in providing care and support for someone with Alzheimer’s. Learn tips and techniques from professionals and peers to help ease daily life for all involved. Hear helpful strategies to provide safe, effective and comfortable care in the middle stage of Alzheimer’s.