We offer several educational programs for families and individuals facing Alzheimer’s, as well as community members.
An interactive education program for families and professionals who provide care for persons with dementia provided via videoconference. Videoconference location sites are hosted throughout the service territory. Continuing Education Units (CEUs) will be provided for nursing, social work and nursing home administrators. Please see the Professional Education Calendar for more details.
Family Caregiver Series
These programs offer information about Alzheimer’s disease and caregiving, and also provide caregivers an opportunity to reflect, regenerate and gain a new perspective on caregiving. Local and statewide experts in aging and Alzheimer’s care will present on Alzheimer’s disease, caregiving basics, legal decisions and caring for the caregiver. Details on these programs can be found on the Education Calendar.
Currently, we have Medic Alert/Safe Return scholarships available through June 30th from the Area Agencies on Aging for the following counties in Kentucky:
These FREE education programs offer the latest information on a variety of topics presented by experts in the field. Further details can be found on the Education Calendar.
“KNOW THE 10 SIGNS: EARLY DETECTION MATTERS” WORKSHOP
The Alzheimer’s Association Know the 10 Signs: Early Detection Matters workshop provides attendees with an understanding of the difference between age-related memory loss and Alzheimer’s and what to do if they or someone they know has signs of the disease.
Attendees will view video footage of real people who are living with the early stages of dementia and their families addressing fears and myths associated with Alzheimer’s disease. The workshop will cover the following topics:
- The 10 warning signs
- Basic overview of Alzheimer’s disease
- Risk factors
- What is involved in getting a diagnosis
- Benefits of early detection including accessing available treatment, planning for the future and participating in clinical trials
Snack N Learn
These FREE programs offer basic information on Alzheimer's disease and other related topics. Food is provided to all registered attendees. More information on these programs can be found on the Education Calendar.
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