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May 19

Prosser, WA

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

6 to 8 p.m., Sun Terrace Assisted Living, 2131 Wine Country Road, Prosser, WA 99350
An overview of dementia, including information on detection, causes and risk factors, stages of the disease and treatment..
Cost: Presented without charge and open to the public. For more information phone 509.713.3390.

 

 

 

 

 


 

May 26

Post Falls, ID

Living with Alzheimer's: For Middle-Stage Caregivers

9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., The Inn at Guardian Angel Homes, 1136 E. Mullan Ave., Post Falls, ID 83854
This program offers information of interest to middle-stage care partners and covers topics including communication, personal care, behaviors, wandering and care options.
Cost: Presented without charge and open to the public. Complimentary lunch is provided. Professionals may obtain a 7-hour certificate of attendance for $35. Reservations required: phone 208.666.2996.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

May 27

Pullman, WA

Living with Alzheimer's: For Early-Stage Caregivers

9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Pullman Regional Hospital, 835 SE Bishop Blvd., Pullman, WA 99163
This program for care partners only provides answers to questions that arise during the early stage of the caregiving process. Learn what you need to know, what you need to plan, and what you can do.
Cost: Presented without charge and open to the public. Certificates of attendance available for professionals. Reservations required: phone 208.666.2996. Click here for a flier.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

May 28

Richland, WA

Living with Alzheimer's: For Early-Stage Caregivers

1 to 5 p.m., Kadlec Healthplex Sycamore Room, 1268 Lee Blvd., Richland, WA 99352
This program exclusively for care partners provides answers to questions that arise during the early stage of the caregiving process. Learn what you need to know, what you need to plan, and what you can do.
Cost: Presented without charge and open to the public. For more information and to register, visit http://www.kadlec.org/knrc or phone 509.943.8455.

 

 

 

 

 

 

June 8

Walla Walla, WA

Living with Alzheimer's: For Middle-Stage Caregivers

9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wheatland Village, 1500 Catherine St., Walla Walla, WA 99362
This program offers information of interest to middle-stage care partners and covers topics including communication, personal care, behaviors, wandering and care options.
Cost: Presented without charge and open to the public. Bring your own lunch; beverages, dessert and light snacks will be provided.
For more information and to assure a seat, call Tamara Gordon at 509.524.4003 or Joan Acres at 509.713.3390.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

June 11

Moscow, ID

Healthy Habits for a Healthier You

1 to 2:30 p.m., 1912 Building, Fiske Room, 412 E. 3rd St., Moscow, ID 83843
This program offers information about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement. It uses hands-on tools to help incorporate recommendations into a plan for healthy aging.
Cost: Presented without charge and open to the public. No reservations necessary. For more information phone 208.666.2996.

 

 

 

 

 

 

June 15 through July 20

Coeur d'Alene, ID

Powerful Tools for Caregivers

5  to 7:30 p.m., Area Agency on Aging, 2120 N. Lakewood Drive, Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814
A practical approach to dealing with caregiver stress, prioritization, challenging family communication and planning. In the six weekly classes, caregivers develop a wealth of self-care tools to: reduce personal stress; change negative self-talk; communicate their needs to family members and healthcare or service providers; communicate more effectively in challenging situations; recognize the messages in their emotions, deal with difficult feelings; and make tough caregiving decisions. Class participants also receive a copy of The Caregiver Helpbook, developed specifically for the class. Designed for all non-paid caregivers.
Cost: Presented without charge. Reservations are required.  Phone 208.666.2996.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

June 16

Sandpoint, ID

Understanding the Responding to Dementia-Related Behaviors

11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., The Brown House at Bonner General Health, 602 N. 3rd Ave., Sandpoint, ID 83864
This workshop teaches how to decode behavioral messages, identify common behavioral triggers, and develop strategies to help intervene with some of the most common behavioral challenges.
Cost: Presented without charge and open to the public. Certificates of attendance available for professionals for $10. Complimentary lunch provided by Bonner General Health Community Hospice and Home Health. RSVPs requested; phone 208.666.2996.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

June 16, 23 and 30

Hayden, ID

Living with Alzheimer's: For People With Alzheimer's

2 to 4 p.m., Hayden Public Library, 8385 N. Government Way, Hayden, ID 83835
Specifically designed for the person with dementia, this program lets you hear from others who have been where you are discussing what you need to know, what you need to plan, and what you can do to develop and work with your care team.
Cost: Presented without charge and open to the public. Reservations required: phone 208.666.2996.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

June 17

Lewiston, ID

Effective Communications Strategies

1 to 3 p.m., "The Barn" at Guardian Angel Homes, 2421 Vineyard Ave., Lewiston, ID 83501
Join us to explore how communication takes place when someone has Alzheimer's, learn to decode the verbal and behavioral messages delivered by someone with dementia, and identify strategies to help you connect and communicate at each stage of the disease..
Cost: Presented without charge and open to the public. No reservations necessary. Certificates of attendance available for professionals for $10. For more information phone 208.666.2996.

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June 18

Spokane, WA

Healthy Habits for a Healthier You

10 to 11 a.m., Southside Senior and Community Center, 3151 E. 27th Ave., Spokane, WA 99223
This program offers information about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement. It uses hands-on tools to help incorporate recommendations into a plan for healthy aging.
Cost: Presented without charge and open to the public. No reservations necessary.

 

 

 

 

 

 

June 24

Richland, WA

Living with Alzheimer's: For Middle-Stage Caregivers

9 a.m. to 4: p.m., Kadlec Healthplex Sycamore Room, 1268 Lee Blvd., Richland, WA 99352
This program offers information of interest to middle-stage care partners and covers topics including communication, personal care, behaviors, wandering and care options.
Cost: Presented without charge and open to the public. For more information and to register, visit http://www.kadlec.org/knrc or phone 509.943.8455.


 

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