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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 - He just sits around all day
Session III - I don't need any help
Session IV - I she on too many medications?
Session V - I can't do this anymore
Session VI - I should, I ought, I have to...

Wednesdays, February 18 to March 25, 2015
5:00 – 6:30 p.m.
Alzheimer's Association Education Center
3856 W. 75th Street

So you Have Been Diagnosed with Alzheimer's: The First Steps
This program provides information on early Alzheimer's disease, planning needs and positive ways to cope and live with the disease.

Saturday, March 7, 2015
1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Alzheimer's Association Education Center
3856 W. 75th Street

Activity Conference for All Professional Caregivers
A hands on conference providing new ideas and techniques to equip you with skills to continue best practices and quality of life for your clients.

Thursday, April 30, 2015
Check-in 8:30 a.m.
Program 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
First Church of the Nazarene
11811 State Line
Kansas City, MO
Cost: $60

Legal Issues

This program explores the various legal concerns and needs that arise throughout the course of the disease. Issues include durable power of attorney, guardianship, conservatorship, patient rights, division of assets and living wills.

Thursday, May 21, 2015
5:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Research Medical Center – Board Room
6420 Prospect

Monday, June 15, 2015
5:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Blassingame Home Care
1835 N. Topeka Blvd., Suite 205
Topeka, KS 

The Training Room
An event designed for busy direct care workers. There will be training stations that address care issues, such as bathing, communication, incontinent care, working with families, nutrition, meaningful activities, and more. Attendees choose stations and come anytime during open hours to best fit their schedule.

Thursday, May 7, 2015
8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Country Club Congregational United Church of Christ
205 W. 65th Street
Kansas City, MO
Cost: $5 per station
Certificate of attendance provided at each station

Sexuality, Intimacy, and Alzheimer's
Learn how dementia may affect the sexual feelings and needs for intimacy in people with dementia and their partners..

Wednesday, June 17, 2015
4:00 – 5:30 p.m.
Alzheimer's Association Education Center
3856 W. 75th Street
No charge to caregivers; $10 charge to professionals.

Train the Trainer
This program is geared toward individuals in facilities/agencies that are charged with educating others about the illness and includes discussion of designing and implementing dementia training programs.

Thursday, May 21, 2015
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
First Congregational Church Parlor
1701 SW Collins Avenue
Topeka, KS
Cost: $10


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