Quincy Area Upcoming
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.
*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.
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
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
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