Caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease is often accompanied by frustration and depression. This program addresses ways to manage care and cope.
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
10:30 a.m. – 12:30 a.m.
Bank Midwest, Community Room
219 S. Main Street, Rock Port, MO
This program addresses Alzheimer's related issues in diverse populations and potential ways to adapt services to better serve all who face this disease.
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Johnson County Community College
12345 College Blvd, Overland Park, KS
Capitol Federal Conference Center – Regnier Building Room 101
Call 913.469.2323 to register or enroll online at www.jccc.edu
(Click on CLASSES, drop down to CONTINUING ED CLASS SEARCH and then type in DEFINING HOPE.
Cost: $105 – 7 CEU's, $35 – no CEU's
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…
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
Finding Purpose in Advocacy
Using your experience to become a strong advocate for good public policy at a local, state and federal level.
Friday, December 5, 2014
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Alzheimer's Association Education Center
3856 W. 75th Street
Discussion on the prevalence of wandering, risk factors/reasons for wandering behavior, wandering risk reduction interventions, and what to do if someone is lost.
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
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 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. English 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.
Irene H. Ruiz Biblioteca de las Americas
2017 W. Pennway St., Kansas City, MO
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
Thursday, November 13, 2014; 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. (English Only)
Pawnee Mental Health Center Community Room
210 W. 21st Street, Concordia, KS