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"Learning Together":  Fort Wayne and Indianapolis

Learning Together" is a six-week psycho-educational program for those in the early stages of Alzheimer's or another dementia and one care partner. The program provides information, emotional support and socialization among peers within a safe accepting atmosphere. Topics include: legal and financial planning, medical and research review, safety issues and relationship changes. The early stage participant must have a diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease or related dementia, understand that they have the disease and be able to talk about what it means for them. Both parties must desire to attend the program. A screening process including an in-person interview must take place prior to the start of the program.  Space is limited, so please call now.

Indianapolis: Thursdays, October 16 - November 20, 6 - 8 p.m. Indianapolis office location, 50 E. 91st Street, Suite 100.

Contact: Denise Saxman, MSW, LCSW, 317.575.9620 or denise.saxman@alz.org

Fort Wayne: Thursdays, October 2 - November 6, 6 - 8 p.m. Fort Wayne office location, 6324 Constitution Drive. 

Contact:  Denise Saxman, MSW, LCSW,   317.575.9620 or denise.saxman@alz.org

Other Programs of Interest:

Memory Café: Bloomington

This program is for individuals experiencing the early symptoms of Alzheimer's disease or another dementia. It is an informal support group which provides information, emotional support and socialization among peers within a safe and accepting atmosphere. We also want you to have some fun! To participate, you must have a diagnosis, acknowledge the disease and be ready to talk about it.  A screening process including a possible in-person interview must take place prior to the start of the program. The program is being offered in partnership with the Alzheimer's Resource Center of Bloomington Hospital.  

Contact: Denise Saxman, LCSW, 317.575.9620 or email at denise.saxman@alz.org for more information and to schedule an interview.

Engage in the Early Stage: Carmel

This is a program for those in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease or a another dementia. It is a social engagement program run in partnership with PrimeLife Enrichment in Carmel. You must be a Hamilton County resident to participate. The program will capitalize on the many instructors and facilitators of PrimeLife as well as take advantage of program participant talents. The participants will have input into the program agenda and it will meet once a month at PrimeLife. Each participant must be screened prior to the start of the program. As in all other programs, the participant needs to have a diagnosis of early stage Alzheimer's or a related dementia, have some communication skills. 

Contact: Denise Saxman, LCSW, MSW, 317.575.9620, denise.saxman@alz.org

 


 

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