Early-Stage Diagnosis Education Program
An early stage education program by the Alzheimer's Association will be presented in a three-part series on Tuesday October 28, November 4, and November 11 from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. This program will explain what the diagnosis means, the resources available, and how to cope with changes that come with an early-stage diagnosis. Hosted by Slidell Memorial Hospital and the Alzheimer's Association Louisiana Chapter at SMH Founder's Building; 1150 Robert Boulevard; Slidell, LA 70458. Questions? Please contact Knesha Rose / firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wag and Walk for Alzheimer's
Monroe Walk to End Alzheimer's on November 8 will again include the famous WAG & WALK FOR ALZHEIMER'S event for your pet participants! Pets will be invited to enjoy the pet zone with treats, vendors, pet costume contest, and fun events for the kids including cotton candy, face painting, & more! Pet Zone vendor sponsorships available for only $25. Call Alana Babb, Marketing Director for Paramount Healthcare Consultants for more information at 318.537.2503.
Join the Memory Walkers for their first annual Poker Run for Bikers on Saturday, November 1 at the Washington Parish Fairgrounds. Bikes leave at 8:00 a.m. to travel throughout Washington and St. Tammany Parish. The winner of the best hand gets half the Pot. Drinks and snacks are available during the route and t-shirts are available for $10. For more info, contact Kreig Todd at 985.516.3855 or Sandra McDaniel at 985.515.5738. To learn more about the Memory Walkers' events, visit here.
Honor your Caregivers
November is National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month and National Caregiver Month! In the United States there are over 15 million caregivers for people with dementia and Alzheimer's disease. Honor and thank them by leaving a tribute message here.