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April 29

Richland, WA

Coping with the Challenging Behaviors of Dementia

1 to 3 p.m., repeated 6 to 8 p.m., Richland Library, 955 Northgate Drive, Richland, WA
Cost: Presented without charge and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. Presented by the Alzheimer's Association, Guardian Angel Homes and Kadlec Neurological Resource Center. For more information or to assure a seat, please call Jenny at 509.943.2100 or Joan at 509.713.3390.

 

 

 

 

 

 

May 2

Spokane Valley, WA

Caring for Middle-Stage Dementia

9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Valley Hospital, Davis Room No. 39, 12606 E. Mission Ave., Spokane Valley, WA
Cost: Presented without charge and open to the public. Complimentary lunch provide by Pine Ridge Alzheimer's Special Care Center. Professionals may obtain a seven-hour certificate of attendance for $35. Advance registration requested; phone 509.590.6336.

 

 

 

 

 

May 14

Colfax, WA

Wandering: Keeping Them Safe

9:30 to 11:30 a.m., Whitman County Medical Center Admin Annex, 1200 W. Fairview St., Colfax, WA
Cost: Free and open to the public. Certificates of attendance available for professionals for $10. For information call Circles of Caring at 208.883.6483.

 

 

 

 

May 15

Richland, WA

Living with Alzheimer's: For Younger-Onset Alzheimer's

1 to 3 p.m., repeated 6 to 8 p.m., Bethel Church, 600 Shockley Road, Richland, WA
When someone under 65 is diagnosed with younger-onset Alzheimer’s disease or related dementia, many questions arise: What does the diagnosis mean? What kinds of plans need to be made for everyone? What about work? What resources are available to help? This workshop provides answers to the questions that arise for people concerned about younger-onset Alzheimer’s disease. Learn what you need to know, what you need to plan and what you can do to ease the impact throughout the course of the disease.
Cost: Free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. For information and to register, call 509.943.8455 or visit www.kadlec.org/knrc.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

May 15, 22 and 29

Post Falls, ID

Living with Alzheimer's: For People with Alzheimer's and For Early-Stage Care Partners

10 a.m. to 12 noon., Post Falls Public Library, 821 N. Spokane St., Post Falls, ID
These are two education programs designed for the newly diagnosed or early-stage person with Alzheimer's disease and their care partner(s). Two classes are offered simultaneously: one for the person with the disease, and one for the care partner. Please commit to all three sessions. Click here for a flier.
Cost: Free and open to the public. Reservations are required; seating is limited. To register, phone 208.666.2996.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

May 19

Lewiston, ID

Conversations About Dementia: Tips to Help with Family Conversations

1:30 to 3 p.m., "The Barn" at Guardian Angel Homes, 2421 Vineyard Ave., Lewiston, ID
This workshop will offer tips on how to have honest and caring conversations with family members about going to the doctor, deciding when to stop driving and making legal and financial plans.
Cost: Presented without charge and open to the public. Certificates of attendance available for professionals for $10. No reservations required. For more information phone 208.666.2996.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

June 3

College Place, WA

Activities: Planning the Day for the Person with Dementia

1:30 to 3 p.m., SonBridge Community Center, 1200 SE 12th St., College Place WA
Cost: Free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. Presented by the Alzheimer's Association and sponsored by the Aging and Long Term Care of Southeastern Washington Family Caregivers Support Group. For information call 509.713.3390.

 

 

 

 

 

 

June 11

Richland, WA

Know the 10 Signs: Early Detection Matters

6:30 to 8 p.m., Wynwood of Columbia Edgewater, 1629 George Washington Way, Richland, WA
If you or someone you know is experiencing memory loss or behavioral changes, it's time to learn the facts. Early detection of Alzheimer's disease gives you a chance to begin drug therapy, enroll in clinical studies and plan for the future. This interactive workshop features video clips of people with Alzheimer's disease.
Cost: Presented without charge and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. For more information or to assure a seat, please call Pam Carrier at 509.318.5784 or Joan Acres at 509.713.3390.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

June 11

Moscow, ID

Challenging Behaviors

9:30 to 11:30 a.m., Good Samaritan Village, 640 N. Eisenhower St., Moscow, ID
Cost: Free and open to the public. Certificates of attendance available for professionals for $10. For information call Circles of Caring at 208.883.6483.

 

 

 

 

June 18

Spokane Valley, WA

Caring for Late-Stage Dementia

1 to 4 p.m., Brighton Court Assisted Living Community, 1308 N. Vercler Road (just east of Valley Hospital), Spokane Valley, WA
This program deals with such topics as symptoms of late stage, changes in your role, communication changes, working with doctors, monitoring care, and end-of-life issues.
Cost: Presented without charge and open to the public. Professionals may obtain a certificate of attendance for $15. No reservations necessary; for more information phone 509.473.3390.

 

 

 

 

 

 

June 24

Coeur d'Alene, ID

Living with Alzheimer's: For Younger-Onset Alzheimer's

6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Lake City Community Church, 6000 N. Ramsey Road, Coeur d'Alene, ID
This program provides answers to the questions that arise for people concerned about Younger-Onset Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia. Learn what you need to know, what you need to plan, and what you can do to ease the impact throughout the course of the disease.
Cost: Free and open to the public. No reservations necessary. Certificates of attendance available for professionals for $10. For information call 208.666.2996.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

June 26

Richland, WA

Conversations About Dementia: Tips to Help with Family Conversations

1 to 3 p.m., repeated 6 to 8 p.m., Bethel Church, 600 Shockley Road, Richland, WA
This workshop will offer tips on how to have honest and caring conversations with family members about going to the doctor, deciding when to stop driving and making legal and financial plans.
Cost: Presented without charge and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. Co-sponsored by the Alzheimer's Association and the Kadlec Neurological Resource Center. For more information or to register, phone 509.943.8455 or visit www.kadlec.org/knrc.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

July 10

Pinehurst, ID

Know the 10 Signs: Early Detection Matters

12:30 to 2:30 p.m. (complimentary lunch served at 12 noon), Pacifica Senior Living, 208 S. Division, Pinehurst, ID
If you or someone you know is experiencing memory loss or behavioral changes, it's time to learn the facts. Early detection of Alzheimer's disease gives you a chance to begin drug therapy, enroll in clinical studies and plan for the future. This interactive workshop features video clips of people with Alzheimer's disease.
Cost: Presented without charge and open to the public. Certificates of attendance available for professionals for $10. For more information phone 208.666.2996.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

July 10

Richland, WA

Living with Alzheimer's: For Early-Stage Caregivers

1 to 5 p.m., Bethel Church, 600 Shockley Road, Richland, WA
This workshop covers an array of topics of interest to families coping with the early stage of Alzheimer’s disease, including communication, care and treatment options, safety issues, and maximizing independence.
Cost: Presented without charge and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. For information and to register, call 509.943.8455 or visit www.kadlec.org/knrc.

 

 

 

 

 

 

July 16

Spokane, WA

Know the 10 Signs: Early Detection Matters

6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Audubon Park United Methodist Church, 3908 N. Driscoll Blvd., Spokane, WA
If you or someone you know is experiencing memory loss or behavioral changes, it's time to learn the facts. Early detection of Alzheimer's disease gives you a chance to begin drug therapy, enroll in clinical studies and plan for the future. This interactive workshop features video clips of people with Alzheimer's disease.
Cost: Presented without charge and open to the public. Certificates of attendance available for professionals for $10. For more information phone 509.473.3390.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

August 13

Post Falls, ID

Caring for Late-Stage Dementia

1 to 4:30 p.m., The Inn at Guardian Angel Homes, 1136 E. Mullan Ave., Post Falls, ID
This program deals with such topics as symptoms of late stage, changes in your role, communication changes, working with doctors, monitoring care, and end-of-life issues.
Cost: Presented without charge and open to the public. Certificates of attendance available for professionals. No reservations necessary; for more information phone 208.666.2996.


 

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