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December 3

Plummer, ID

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

10 a.m. to 12 noon, Coeur d'Alene Tribal Wellness Center, 1100 A St., Plummer, ID
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. Certificates of attendance available for professionals. No reservations necessary; for more information phone 208.666.2996.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

December 4

Pullman, WA

Wandering and Safe Return

9:30 to 11:30 a.m., Pullman Regional Hospital, 835 SE Bishop Blvd., Pullman, WA
Six out of 10 people will wander at some point in the Alzheimer's disease process. Learn about sundowning, who is at risk, what behaviors and environments to consider, and how to prepare for and discourage wandering.
Cost: Presented without charge and open to the public. For more information phone 509.473.3390.

 

 

 

 

 

 

December 4

Post Falls, ID

Know the 10 Signs: Early Detection Matters

2 to 4 p.m., American Legion Post 143, 1138 E. Poleline Ave., Post Falls, 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. No reservations necessary. Professional certificates available on request. For more information call 208.666.2996.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

December 11

Spokane, WA

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

6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Brookdale Place at Northpointe, 1100 E. Westview Ct., Spokane, WA 99218
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. Certificates of attendance available for professionals for $10. No reservations necessary; for more information phone 509.473.3390.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

January 6

College Place, WA

Communication: The Key to Dementia Care

1:30 to 3:30 p.m., SonBridge Community Center, 1200 SE 12th St., College Place, WA
Learn tips and strategies to enhance communication with people who have Alzheimer's disease.
Cost: Presented without charge and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. For information and to register, phone Pat at 509.938.7662 or Joan at 509.713.3390.

 

 

 

 

 

 

January 15

Moses Lake, WA

Communication: The Key to Dementia Care

2 to 4 p.m., Our Lady of Fatima Church, Fatima Center, 200 N. Dale Road, Moses Lake, WA
Learn tips and strategies to enhance communication with people who have Alzheimer's disease.
Cost: Presented without charge and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. For information and to register, phone Lauri at 509.764.1900 or Joan at 509.713.3390.

 

 

 

 

 

 

January 15

Spokane, WA

Coping with Caregiver Stress

6:30 to 8:30 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 318 S. Cedar St., Spokane, WA 99201
Dementia caregivers are more likely to experience high levels of emotional stress, depression, anxiety, impaired immune system response, health impairments, lost wages and depleted finances than non-caregivers. Learn the warning signs of
caregiver stress and tips to reduce your stress.
Cost: Presented without charge and open to the public. No reservations necessary. For more information phone 509.473.3390.

 

 

 

 

 

 

January 17

Moscow, ID

Coping with the Challenging Behaviors of Dementia

10 a.m. to 12 noon, Good Samaritan Society - Moscow Village, 640 N. Eisenhower Road, Moscow, ID
Cost: Presented without charge and open to the public. Lunch is included at no charge. RSVP to 800.272.3900.

 

 

 

 

 

January 22

Richland, WA

Know the 10 Signs: Early Detection Matters

1 to3 p.m., Kadlec Healthplex Sycamore Room, 1268 Lee Blvd., 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 and to register, visit www.kadlec.org/knrc or phone 509.943.8455.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

January 27

East Wenatchee, WA

Activities: Planning the Day for the Person with Dementia

1:30 to 3:30 p.m., Aging and Adult Care of Central Washington, 50 Simon St. SE, East Wenatchee, WA
Activities provide the person with dementia and the caregiver with a sense of security and can help lessen undesirable behaviors such as wandering and agitation. Learn how to plan activities that will help the person with dementia organize their day.
Cost: Presented without charge and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. For more information or to assure a seat, phone Diane at 509.866.0700 Ext. 225 or Joan at 509.713.3390.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

January 27

Spokane, WA

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

2 to 4 p.m., Hayden Public Library, 8385 N. Government Way, Hayden, ID 83835
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. Certificates of attendance available for professionals for $10. No reservations necessary; for more information phone 208.666.2996.


 

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