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October 21

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
This program deals with such topics as communication, personal care, behaviors, wandering and care options.
Cost: Presented without charge and open to the public. Bring your own lunch; beverages, snacks and light desserts will be furnished. For more information or to assure a seat, phone Tamara Gordon at 509.524.4003 or Joan Acres at 509.713.3390.

 

 

 

 

 

 

October 21

Cheney, WA

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

4:30 to 6:30 p.m., Cheney Care Community, 2219 N. 6th St., Cheney, 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. Certificates of attendance available for professionals for $10. No reservations necessary; for more information phone 509.473.3390.

 

 

 

 

 

 

October 28

Hayden, ID

Planning: The Key to a Joyous Holiday Season

2 to 4 p.m., Hayden Public Library, 8385 N. Government Way, Hayden, ID
For most families, holidays are filled with opportunities for togetherness, sharing, laughter, and memories. But holidays can be filled with stress, disappointment and sadness for people with dementia and their caregivers. Learn about strategies to help make your holiday season a more joyous one.
Cost: Presented without charge and open to the public. Certificates of attendance available for professionals for $10. For more information, call 208.666.2996.

 

 

 

 

 

 

November 4

Spokane Valley, WA

Planning: The Key to a Joyous Holiday Season

4 to 6 p.m., Valley Hospital, 12606 E. Mission Ave., Spokane Valley, WA
For most families, holidays are filled with opportunities for togetherness, sharing, laughter, and memories. But holidays can be filled with stress, disappointment and sadness for people with dementia and their caregivers. Learn about strategies to help make your holiday season a more joyous one.
Cost: Presented without charge and open to the public. Certificates of attendance available for professionals for $10. Dinner will be served. Please RSVP to 509.590.6336.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

November 6

Richland, WA

Planning: The Key to a Joyous Holiday Season

2 to 4 p.m., Bethel Church, 600 Shockley Road, Richland, WA
For most families, holidays are filled with opportunities for togetherness, sharing, laughter, and memories. But holidays can be filled with stress, disappointment and sadness for people with dementia and their caregivers. Learn about strategies to help make your holiday season a more joyous one.
Cost: Presented without charge and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. For more information and to register, please call 509.943.8455 or visit www.kadlec.org/knrc.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

November 6

Coeur d'Alene, ID

Conversations About Dementia: Tips to Help with Family Conversations

5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Salvation Army Kroc Center, 1765 W. Golf Course Road, Coeur d'Alene, 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. Register at the Kroc Center Front Desk or online at https://www.krocsales.org/?site=cda. For more information call 208.666.2996.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

November 7

Moscow, ID

Communication: The Key to Dementia Care

1:30 to 3:30 p.m., Gritman Medical Center, 700 S. Main St., Moscow, ID
People with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia often experience changes in the way they express themselves and the way they comprehend communication. This can lead to challenging behaviors and other issues. This seminar provides tips and strategies to enhance communication with people who have Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia.
Cost: Presented without charge and open to the public. Certificates of attendance available for professionals for $10. For more information call 208.666.2996. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

November 20

Spokane, WA

The Voice of Alzheimer's: Everything a Caregiver Should Know

6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Audubon Park United Methodist Church, 3908 N. Driscoll Blvd., Spokane, WA
An overview of tips and strategies that will help you be an effective care partner for your loved one with Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia. 
Cost: Presented without charge and open to the public. No reservations necessary; for more information phone 509.473.3390.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

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 9

Spokane, WA

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

1 to 3 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.


 

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