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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

Hayden, ID

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

February 7

Pullman, WA

Taking Care of Yourself as a Care Partner

10 a.m. to 12 noon, Whitman Senior Living, 1285 SW Center St., Pullman, WA 99163.
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. Lunch is provided at no charge. RSVP to 800.272.3900.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

February 10

Coeur d'Alene, ID

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

10 a.m. to 12 noon, Salvation Army Kroc Center, 1765 W. Golf Course Road, Coeur d'Alene, ID 83815
Find answers to questions that arise when someone under the age of 65 is diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. What does the diagnosis mean? What kinds of plans need to be made for everyone? What about work? What resources are available to help? 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: Presented without charge and open to the public. Register at the Kroc Center Front Desk or online at https://www.krocsales.org/?site=cda.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

February 17

Spokane, WA

Know the 10 Signs: Early Detection Matters

5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Spokane Public Library South Hill Branch, 3324 S. Perry St., Spokane, WA 99203
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. Certificates of attendance available for professionals for $10. For more information, phone 509.473.3390.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

February 24

Richland, WA

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

1 to 3 p.m., Kadlec Healthplex Sycamore Room, 1268 Lee Blvd., Richland, WA
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 information or to register, call 509.943.8455 or visit www.kadlec.org/knrc.

February 26

Spokane, WA

Reduce the Misuse

2 to 3 p.m., Deaconess Health and Education Center, Classroom 267, 910 W. 5th Ave., Spokane, WA 99204
The Washington State Long-term Care Ombudsman presents this program to inform people who live in long-term care facilities and others about the harmful side effects caused by the misuse of atypical anti-psychotics, how to recognize the misuse, residents' rights and what to do about it.
Cost: Presented without charge and open to the public. No reservations necessary. For information phone 800.562.6028 or visit www.waombudsman.org.

March 4

Spokane, WA

Understanding and Normalizing Dementia Caregiving

10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Immaculate Heart Retreat Center, 6910 S. Ben Burr Road, Spokane, WA 99223
P.J. Christo from the Alzheimer's Association and Oscar Haupt from Providence Adult Day Health will describe the basics of memory loss, dementia and Alzheimer's disease and assist participants to learn how to nurture themselves through the journey. The program is presented as part of Alzheimer's and Dementia Caregivers' Day of Refection.
Cost: $15 per person (includes lunch). Free caregiving provided by Providence Adult Day Health; contact Providence Adult Day Health at 509.482.2475 to make arrangements. For more information call Immaculate Heart Retreat Center at 509.448.1224 or visit www.ihrc.net.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

March 7

Moscow, ID

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

10 a.m. to 12 noon, Gritman Conference Center, 700 S. Main St., Moscow, ID 83843
Find answers to questions that arise when someone under the age of 65 is diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. What does the diagnosis mean? What kinds of plans need to be made for everyone? What about work? What resources are available to help? 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: Presented without charge and open to the public. No reservations required. For more information, phone 208.666.2996..

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

March 9

Richland, WA

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

2 to 4 p.m., Richland Public Library, 955 Northgate Drive, Richland, WA
Find answers to questions that arise when someone under the age of 65 is diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. What does the diagnosis mean? What kinds of plans need to be made for everyone? What about work? What resources are available to help? 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: Presented without charge and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, call Joan at 509.713.3390.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

March 11

Coeur d'Alene, ID

Living with Alzheimer's: For Early-Stage Caregivers

9 a.m. to 3 p.m., The Village at Orchard Ridge -- The Grove Building (formerly Heritage Place), 702 W. Walnut Ave., Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814
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. Complimentary lunch is provided. Reservations required: phone 208.666.2996.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

March 12

Spokane, WA

Conversations About Dementia

6:30 to 8 p.m., North Spokane Library, 44 E. Hawthorne Road, Spokane, WA 99218
Get 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. No reservations necessary. For more information, phone 509.473.3390.

 

 

 

 

 

 

April 9

Spokane Valley, WA

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

6:30 to 8 p.m., Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave., Spokane Valley, WA 99206
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.


 

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