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Community Education

Online Education


For Community and Family & Caregiver Education programs, registration is required. Workshops will not be held if fewer than five participants sign up.

Workshops in Columbia

Workshop sponsor: Osher Lifelong Learning at Mizzou

Registration required by calling Osher Lifelong Learning Institute - 573.882.8189

All workshops: 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

June 8 - Know the 10 Signs

June 15 - Healthy Habits for a Healthier You

June 22 - Dementia Conversations

Presenter: Janie Bonham

Programs focusing on Alzheimer’s caregiver education in Joplin

Healthy Habits for a Healthier You

May 7, 12:00PM-1:00PM, Spiva Center for the Arts, 322 W. 3rd St, Joplin

This workshop provides information for individuals of any age on ways to age well.    Participants will learn about current research in the field of healthy aging and about practical strategies in the areas of cognitive activity, physical health and exercise, diet and nutrition, and social engagement.  This is not for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease.  Bring your lunch and join us.  Registration is required by calling Lisa Thompson, Alzheimer’s Association Greater Missouri Chapter, 417.886.2199.

Dementia Conversations

May 14, 1:30PM-3:30PM, Area Agency on Aging, 531 E. 15th St, Joplin

This workshop offers tips to assist families with difficult conversations including going to the doctor, driving issues, and legal and financial planning.  Registration is required by calling Lisa Thompson, Alzheimer’s Association Greater Missouri Chapter, 417.886.2199.

Know the 10 Signs


June 4, 12:00PM-1:00PM, Spiva Center for the Arts, 322 W. 3rd St, Joplin

This workshop provides a greater understanding of the difference between age-related memory loss and dementia, and what to do if you recognize these signs in yourself or a loved one.  Participants will learn risk factors, what is involved in getting a diagnosis, and the benefits of early detection.  Bring your lunch and join us.  Registration is required by calling Lisa Thompson, Alzheimer’s Association Greater Missouri Chapter, 417.886.2199.

Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related Behaviors


June 11, 1:30pm-3:30PM, Area Agency on Aging, 531 E. 15th St, Joplin

This workshop helps caregivers decipher behaviors and determine how best to respond. It covers how to identify triggers and lists strategies on addressing some common behaviors.  Registration is required by calling Lisa Thompson, Alzheimer’s Association Greater Missouri Chapter, 417.886.2199.

The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease


July 2, 12:00PM-1:00PM, Spiva Center for the Arts, 322 W. 3rd St, Joplin

This interactive workshop features video clips of people with Alzheimer’s and offers information that everyone needs to know about dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.  Topics include symptoms and effects of Alzheimer’s, causes and risk factors, stages of the disease, and hope for the future.  Bring your lunch and join us.  Registration is required by calling Lisa Thompson, Alzheimer’s Association Greater Missouri Chapter, 417.886.2199.


 

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