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. If you are interested in setting up an education program, please fill out and submit the speaker request form.
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.
Conversations About Dementia: Tips to Help with Family Conversations
This workshop will offer tips on how to have honest and caring conversations with family members about going to the doctor, deciding when to stop driving, and making legal and financial plans.
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.
When Alzheimer's Comes to Church
This free two-part training is directed towards faith leaders and church community memberes. Learn what Alzheimer's is and what faith communities can do to assist those affected by dementia. Learn how to make the most of visits, how to welcome an Alzheimer's family into your congregation, and how to help Alzheimer's families within the community.
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 & 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.