PRINTABLE EDUCATION CALENDAR
The programs listed here are designed to help persons with dementia, family caregivers and anyone interested in learning about Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders. They are free and open to the public. Professional care providers are welcome to attend, no Continuing Education Contact Hours are offered for these presentations.
Now What Was I Saying?: A Brain Health Presentation
Learn how your brain and memory work and ways that you can maintain a healthy brain as you age. This seminar will be fun, interactive and you may even learn something about yourself!
Know the 10 Signs
Provides information about the difference between normal aging and Alzheimer’s disease, the benefits of early detection, as well as tips to follow up on any concerns that attendees may have about themselves or someone they care about.
Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer’s: The Basics
Learn about the warning signs of Alzheimer’s disease, how the disease affects the brain, and how the disease is diagnosed.
When Realities Collide: Interacting with a Person with Dementia
Expand your knowledge on caring for a person with dementia or Alzheimer’s in your home including information on communication, challenging situations and caregiver stress.
Living With Alzheimer’s
This is a multiple session program that addresses the needs of people who have Alzheimer’s and their care partners. It consists of several components including Young Onset Alzheimer’s and Alzheimer’s care from early stage to late stage.
Legal and Financial Planning for Alzheimer’s Disease
This is an interactive two-part program for families to learn about important legal and financial issues that need to be considered, how to put plans in place, and how to access legal and financial resources near you.
When Safety Becomes a Challenge
The focus of this program includes understanding the impact of Alzheimer’s on personal safety, identifying common safety issues and identifying solutions for persons with dementia and their care partners.
Show Me How
This is an interactive program for caregivers to learn strategies for responding to challenging situations. The goal is to use techniques in communication that will result in positive experiences for both the caregiver and the care recipient.
When the Diagnosis is Alzheimer’s Disease: A Starting Point
This program is a panel discussion on Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, legal issues related to having a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s, providing care for persons with dementia and community resources available to families who have been affected by the disease. The presentation provides an introductory overview of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.