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December 2013 Education Programs
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December 2013

Registration is required for all classes and seminars.
To register by e-mail, click on this link: infoky-in@alz.org.
To register by phone, call 1-800-272-3900.
To register by USPS Mail, print and fill out this registration form.
Click here for prinatble registration form.
Dec 4

The Basics

If you or someone you know is affected by Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, it’s time to learn the facts. This program provides information on detection, causes and risk factors, stages of the disease, treatment, and much more

Berea Senior Citizens Center 
214 W. Jefferson Street, Berea, KY


10-11am

Registration required

Sponsored by a grant from the Margaret T. Stoeckinger
Foundation of Lexington, KY

Dec 4 

The Basics

If you or someone you know is affected by Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, it’s time to learn the facts. This program provides information on detection, causes and risk factors, stages of the disease, treatment, and much more.

Richmond Senior Citizens Center
1215 W. Main Street, Richmond, KY


12-1pm

Registration required

Sponsored by a grant from the Margaret T. Stoeckinger
Foundation of Lexington, KY

Dec 4

Creating Positive Holiday Experiences

This program will teach tips and strategies for making the holidays enjoyable by minimizing stress and frustration for everyone. Specific topics include but are not limited to; travel, maintaining a routine, facilitating communication and knowing when to say “no” to others.

Alzheimer’s Association Office
Old Post Office Place
101 NW First Street, Suite 203, Evansville, IN


5-7pm

Registration required

$5 donation suggested

Designed for family caregivers, please no professionals

Dec 5 

Living with Alzheimer’s: For Caregivers -
Late Stage

In the late stage of Alzheimer’s disease, caregiving typically involves new ways of connecting and interacting with the person with the disease. Join us and hear from caregivers and professionals about resources, monitoring care and providing meaningful connection for the person with late stage
Alzheimer’s and their families.

Health & Wellness Center
1857 Tucker Way, Suite B, Bowling Green, KY 
 

10am-12pm (CST)

Registration required

$5 donation suggested

Designed for family caregivers, please no professionals

 
Dec 6  

Family Caregiver Workshop

This educational event is available to family and friend caregivers, bringing together experts in the field of aging and dementia to discuss various issues such as legal and financial concerns, research updates, medication and other topics of interest to caregivers.

Fayette County Cooperative Extension Office
1140 Red Mile Place, Lexington, KY  


9am-3:30pm

Registration required

$10 fee; Lunch will be provided

Designed for family caregivers, please no professionals

 
Dec 9

Memory Café

The Memory Café provides and informal setting for caregivers and their loved ones with memory problems to socialize and interact with other families and professionals while sharing and creating old and new experiences. Educational materials and expertise are provided by staff from the Sanders-Brown center on Aging & Alzheimer’s Disease Center and the Alzheimer’s Association. Takes place second Monday of each month.

Living Arts & Sciences Center
362 N. Martin Luther King Boulevard, Lexington, KY


3-5pm

Registration required

Designed for people with memory loss and their caregivers

Please no professionals

Contact
Jackie at
(859) 257-8971 for more information or to register

Dec 10

Know the 10 Signs

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.

Louisville Free Public Library - Main Branch 
301 York Street, Louisville, KY

10am-12pm

Registration required

$5 donation suggested

Designed for the general public

Dec 10 The Basics

If you or someone you know is affected by Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, it’s time to learn the facts. This program provides information on detection, causes and risk factors, stages of the disease, treatment, and much more.

Anderson County Senior Citizens Center
160 Township Square, Lawrenceburg, KY


4:30-5:30pm

Registration required

Sponsored by a grant from the Margaret T. Stoeckinger
Foundation of Lexington, KY

Dec 11

Memory Café

The Memory Café is a monthly social group comprised of people with memory loss and their loved one(s). Its mission is to provide a safe, comfortable, engaging environment where people with memory loss and their care partners can laugh, learn and remain socially engaged with others traveling the same journey. It is a time and place where people can interact, find support, share concerns and celebrate without feeling embarrassed or misunderstood. It encourages friendship and acceptance

For more information and to register, call
1-800-272-3900

Lic's Deli & Ice Cream Shoppe
11 NW 5th Street, Evansville, IN


2-3:30pm

Registration required

Designed for people with memory loss and their caregivers

Please no professionals

Refreshments
provided by
Home Instead


This program is offered in conjunction with SWIRCA

Dec 12

Know the 10 Signs

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.

Murray Senior Citizens Center 
607 Poplar Street, Murray, KY

10-11am

Registration required

$15 fee for professionals

$5 donation suggested for family caregivers

Dec 12 The Basics

If you or someone you know is affected by Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, it’s time to learn the facts. This program provides information on detection, causes and risk factors, stages of the disease, treatment, and much more.

Christian Health Center at Village Manor 
1800 Westen Street, Bowling Green, KY


5-7pm (CST) 

Registration required

$5 donation suggested

Designed for family caregivers

Dec 17

Know the 10 Signs

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.

Northwood Retirement Community
2515 Newton Street, Jasper, IN


10am-12pm

Registration required

$5 donation suggested

Designed for the general public
 

Dec 17

Know the 10 Signs

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.

Ohio Township Central Library
4111 Lakeshore Drive, Newburgh, IN


10am-12pm

Registration required

$15 fee for professionals

$5 donation suggested for family caregivers

Dec 18 Living with Alzheimer’s: For Caregivers -
Early Stage

In the early stage of Alzheimer’s disease, families face new questions as they adjust. What does the diagnosis mean? What kinds of plans need to be made? What resources are available to help? Join us and hear practical answers to the questions that arise in the early stage. Hear from those directly affected and learn what you can do to cope with the changes that come with an early stage diagnosis.

Pulaski County Cooperative Extension Office
28 Parkway Drive, Somerset, KY

1-3pm

Registration required

$5 donation suggested

Designed for family caregivers, please no professionals 

Dec 18

Legal and Financial Planning

If you or someone you know is affected by Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, the time for legal and financial planning is now. This workshop is for anyone who would like to know more about what legal and financial issues to consider and how to
put plans in place.

Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library
Browning Event Room A - Central
200 SE Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, Evansville, IN   


5-7pm

Registration required

$5 Donation suggested

Designed for family caregivers, please no professionals

Dec 30

Memory Café

The Memory Café is a monthly social group comprised of people with memory loss and their loved one(s). Its mission is to provide a safe, comfortable, engaging environment where people with memory loss and their care partners can laugh, learn and remain socially engaged with others traveling the same journey. It is a time and place where people can interact, find support, share concerns and celebrate without feeling embarrassed or misunderstood. It encourages friendship and acceptance.

The Memory Café will meet the last Monday of every month at 2pm.

Alzheimer’s Association Office
6100 Dutchmans Lane, Suite 401, Louisville, KY


2-3pm

Registration Required

Designed for people with memory loss and their caregivers

Please no professionals.

This program is offered in conjunction with the UofL Nursing Research Program

For more information and to register, call
1-800-272-3900


 


 

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