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Quincy Area Upcoming

Education Programs

First Fridays Lunch N' Learn


First Fridays in a lunchtime educational program that meets the first Friday of every month. Sessions feature a guest speaker in the healthcare and/or senior and community service field who will present information related to Alzheimer's disease.
Cost: FREE
*Funded by WCIAAA

First Friday of every month
11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Quincy Senior Citizen and Family Resource Center
639 York St., Quincy

Registration required: 217-228-1111 

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Know the 10 Signs: Early Detection Matters

The warning signs of Alzheimer's disease are often dismissed as normal age-related memory changes. Attend this program to learn the 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer's disease. We'll separate myth from reality and address commonly-held misconceptions about Alzheimer's. Hear from people who have the disease, find out how to recognize the warning signs in yourself and others, and learn why early detection matters.

Cost: FREE

Thursday, June 23, 2016
1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
Brown County Public Library (Meeting Room)
143 W. Main St., Mt. Sterling

Monday, June 27, 2016
1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
Findley Place Apartments (Community Room)
400 W. Jefferson St., Pittsfield, IL


Registration required: call 217-228-1111

 

Savvy Caregiver

Join us for a 6 week specialized series to better equip family caregivers to care for the needs of their loved ones in the early to moderate stages of Alzheimer's disease. You will gain:

  • Personal knowledge, skills and caregiving perspective
  • Skills to assess abilities of your loved one
  • Confidence to set and alter caregiving goals
  • Strategies to manage activities of daily living
  • An understanding of the disease progression

Cost: FREE
Registration: Pre-registration is required. Please call Daryl Carlson at 309-681-1100 ext. 207.
*Funded by IDOA

Every Thursday from June 30 - August 4
1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Quincy Public Library, Conference Room
526 Jersey St., Quincy

Are you unable to attend our face to face family education programs?  Consider enrolling in our e-learning programs on our website at alz.org/Illinoiscentral. There is no cost associated with enrolling in these classes and they are available 24/7. Create a user id and password and you’re on your way to learning more about Alzheimer’s disease.


 

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