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Family Series
A six-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 interest.
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...
Cost: No Charge

Mondays, March 21 to April 25, 2016
5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library
1515 SW 10th Avenue
Topeka, KS

Wednesday, April 13 to May 18, 2016
7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Alzheimer's Education Center
3856 W. 75th Street
Prairie Village, KS

Tuesdays, April 5 to May 10, 2016
9:00 – 10:30 a.m.
First Christian Church
927 Faraon Street
St. Joseph, MO

 

Research Forum
This forum will introduce some of the most recent research being performed locally, regionally, and nationally.
Participants will:
1. Identify three directions of Alzheimer's research
2. Learn about the Alzheimer's research opportunity at the Cotton O'Neil 
    Clinical Research Center in Topeka
3. Define the necessary steps to donate brain tissue for autopsy

Cost: $30 (includes the forum, 3 CEUs or certificate of attendance and lunch)

Wednesday, April 20, 2016
9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Kansas Association of School Boards
Room 101
1420 SW Arrowhead Road
Topeka, KS

 

Legal Issues
A discussion for anyone who would like to know more about legal and financial issues to consider when someone you love is affected by Alzheimer's disease or dementia, and how to put plans in place.
Cost: No Charge

Monday, January 25, 2016
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library
1515 SW 10th Avenue
Topeka, KS

Tuesday, April 26, 2016
3:30  – 5:00 p.m.
Alzheimer's Association Education Center
3856 West 75th Street
Prairie Village, KS

 

The Training Room
An event designed for busy people who care for those with Alzheimer's  disease. Training stations will provide information on a number of topics that address care issues. Attendees choose stations and hours of attendance.
Cost: $2.50 per station

Wednesday, June 15, 2016
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Matt Ross Community Center
Multipurpose Rooms
8101 Marty
Overland Park, KS


 


 


 

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