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The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease
If you or someone you know is affected by Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, it’s time to learn the facts. This meeting will provide information on detection, causes and risk factors, stages of the disease and treatment, and much more. The meeting is designed to provide you with the basic information that everyone needs to know about memory loss issues and what they mean for all of us.

Friday, September 5, 2014, 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Wyandanch Nutrition Center: 28 Wyandanch Ave., Wyandanch, NY 11798  
Registration is required to attend this workshop. Please RSVP by Sept. 4 by contacting: Danny Fowler at 631.629.6950 ext 8115 or dfowler@alz.org.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Molloy College: Republic Airport, Farmingdale, NY 11737
Registration is required. Please RSVP by Nov. 5 by contacting Danny Fowler at 631.629.6950 ext 8115 or dfowler@alz.org.


Legal and Financial Planning for Alzheimer’s Disease
If you or someone you know is affected by Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, the time for legal and financial planning is now. Legal and Financial Planning for Alzheimer’s Disease is an interactive two-part program where you will have a chance to learn about important legal and financial issues to consider, how to put plans in place, and how to access legal and financial resources near you. Richard A. Weinblatt is a partner in the law firm of Haley Weinblatt & Calcagni, LLP located in Islandia, New York and Of Counsel, Trusts & Estates Department Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, P.C.  He practices primarily in the areas of Elder Law and Trusts and Estates.

Part I – Monday, September 22 at 6:30 p.m.
Topics include:
• Making legal plans that fit your needs
• Legal documents you’ll need and what they mean for all of you
• How to find legal and financial assistance

Part II – Monday, September 29 at 6:30 p.m.
Topics include:
• Practical strategies for making a long-term plan of care
• Tax deductions and credits
• Government programs that can help pay for care

Location: Day Haven, 2210 Smithtown Avenue, Ronkonkoma, NY 11779

Registration is required. Please RSVP by Sept. 19 by contacting Danny Fowler at 631.629.6950 ext 8115 or dfowler@alz.org.


Know the 10 Signs
The warning signs of Alzheimer’s disease are often dismissed as the side effects of normal aging.  If you or someone you know is experience memory loss or behavioral changes, learn the 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s disease, separate myth from reality, and hear directly from people impacted by Alzheimer’s.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 11:00 a.m.-Noon
Life Enrichment Center at Oyster Bay: 45 East Main Street, Oyster Bay, NY 11771

Registration is required. Please RSVP by Sept. 22 by contacting Danny Fowler at 631.629.6950 ext 8115 or dfowler@alz.org.



Below are examples of other education programs provided by the Alzheimer's Association Long Island Chapter:

Living With Alzheimer's for Caregivers: Middle Stage
In the middle stage of Alzheimer's Disease, those who were care partners now become hands- on caregivers. Join us for this 3-part series and hear caregivers and professionals discuss helpful strategies to provide safe, effective, and comfortable care in the middle stage of Alzheimer's.

Conversations about Dementia
The Alzheimer’s Association invites you to this free educational program where we will:

  • Provide tips on how to have the most common and difficult conversations.
  • Help you plan ahead and build a care team that communicates well.
  • Give you the opportunity to hear from people who are dealing with similar issues, and connect you with helpful resources.

 

For more information about Alzheimer's Association Long Island Chapter educational opportunities, please call 800.272.3900.


 

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