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Caregiver Resilience
Caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease is often accompanied by
frustration and depression. This program addresses ways to manage care
and cope.

Thursday, July 31, 2014
Meal at 5:30 p.m. in Building C/Student Center
Class 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Building C/C050
Church of the Resurrection
13720 Roe Avenue, Overland Park, KS
No charge, but registration is required at
http://www.uevent.com/registration?code=USRO9XPXK7


Driving and Dementia
Having the conversation, planning ahead, and signs of unsafe driving.

Monday, August 25, 2014; 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Alzheimer’s Association Education Center
3856 W. 75th Street, Prairie Village, KS


Family Series
A 6-session course focusing on some of the most common topics around
caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias. Individuals
are welcome to come for whichever topics are of concern.
Session I – What can I expect?
Session II – I don’t need any help
Session III – He just sits around all day
Session IV – Is she on too many medications?
Session V – I can’t do this anymore
Session VI – I should, I ought, I have to…

Mondays from July 21 to August 25, 2014; 5:00 – 6:30 p.m.
Saint Luke’s Northland Hospital Campus
South Conference Room
Barry Medical Park, 5844 NW Barry Road, Kansas City, MO

Thursdays from October 2 2014 to November 6, 2014
1:30 – 3:00 p.m.
Topeka and Shawnee County Library
1515 SW 10th Avenue, Topeka, KS

Every 1st Friday from October 2014 to March 2015
10:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Buck Run Community Center, 735 Scott Avenue, Fort Scott, KS


Getting Lost
Discussion on the prevalence of wandering, risk factors/reasons for
wandering behavior, wandering risk reduction interventions, and what to do
if someone is lost.
Thursday, July 24, 2014
5:30 p.m. Meal in Building C/Student Center
6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Class in Building C/C050
Church of the Resurrection, 13720 Roe Avenue, Overland Park, KS

Tuesday, September 23, 2014; 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
North Kansas City Medical Center Pavilion, Prairie View Room
2800 Clay Edwards Drive, North Kansas City, MO

Friday, September 26, 2014; 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.
Bates County Health Department, 501 N. Orange Street, Butler, MO

Thursday, October 16, 2014; 5:00 – 6:30 p.m.
Warrensburg Senior Center, 445 E. Gay St., Warrensburg, MO


In-Home Caregivers and Dementia
Learn to increase effectiveness in daily care approaches, in communication
and environmental considerations, and in working with families.

Monday, August 11, 2014; 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Alzheimer’s Association Education Center, 3856 W. 75th St.


Let’s Talk About Dementia
Una Plática Acera de Alzheimer
This program provides information on detection, causes and risk factors,
stages of the disease, treatment, and helpful caregiver tips relating to
communication, behaviors, and feelings.

Este programa provee información sobre la detección, las causas y los
factores de riesgo, las etapas de la enfermedad, los tratamientos, y consejos
útiles para los cuidadores con respecto a la comunicación, comportamientos,
y sentimientos.

Tuesdays, September 9 to September 30, 2014
Spanish 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. English 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Irene H. Ruiz Biblioteca de las Americas
2017 W. Pennway St., Kansas City, MO

Thursday, August 14, 2014; 1:30 – 3:00 p.m. (English Only)
Atchison Public Library, Atchison, KS

Wednesday, August 20, 2014; 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. (English Only)
Helping Hands, 1425 Oread West Drive, Lawrence, KS

Tuesday, September 16, 2014; 1:30 – 3:00 p.m. (English Only)
Village Manor, 705 N. Brady St., Abilene, KS

Saturday, October 11, 2014; 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. (English Only)
Farmer's State Bank, 427 Main St., Mound City, KS


 

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