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To request a program in your community:
Please email
alzsc@alz.org or call 800-272-3900.

Family caregivers: If you need an in-home care sitter in order to attend any of these programs, learn how to access this service at no cost by calling the Alzheimer’s Association at least two weeks in advance at 800-272-3900.

Prefer to learn online? Most of the workshops below are also available as free e-learning courses. Check them out!                                                 


Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body: Tips from the Latest Research
For centuries, we’ve known that the health of the brain and the body are connected. But now, science is able to provide insights into how to make lifestyle choices that may help you keep your brain and body healthy as you age. Join us to learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement, and use hands-on tools to help you incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging. 

Wednesday, December 14, 3:00-4:00 PM
Alzheimer's Association Office, 301 University Ridge, Suite 5850, Greenville 
RSVP by 12/13 to Jamie A. Guay, CDP, Program Director, at 864-250-0029 or jguay@alz.org


SPECIAL EVENT: Holiday Dinner for Caregivers!

Monday, December 19, 6:00-9:00 PM
Landry's Seafood Broadway at the Beach
1312 Celebrity Circle, Myrtle Beach 

Join us for fellowship and festivities! This special dinner is $15 per person for dinner, plus tax and gratuity. Non alcoholic drinks included in dinner price. Choice of fish, chicken or petit filet, 2 sides included. Cash bar available.

RSVP by 12/12 to Natalie Bankowski at 800-272-3900.  


Know the 10 Signs: Early Detection Matters
The warning signs of Alzheimer’s disease are often dismissed as side effects of normal aging. If you or someone you know is experiencing memory loss or behavioral changes, it’s time to learn the facts. Early detection gives you a chance to begin drug therapy, enroll in clinical studies and plan for the future. Attend this training to learn the 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s disease. We’ll separate myth from reality and address commonly-held fears about Alzheimer’s in America. Hear from people who have the disease and find out how to recognize the signs in yourself and others.

Thursday, January 19, 7:00-8:00 PM
Covenant United Methodist Church 
1310 Old Spartanburg Rd, Greer 29650   
RSVP by 1/18 to Jamie A. Guay, CDP, Program Director: 864-250-0029 or jguay@alz.org


SPECIAL EVENT: "Memories of the Game" at Centre Stage

Join us for the WORLD PREMIER of "Memories of the Game," part of the Centre Stage Fringe Series. The mind fades, but families don't forget. This play centers on the McIntosh household, an African-American family of four, who must struggle with the father's progressing Alzheimer's disease, while grappling with their own demons and strained family dynamics. There will be a cash bar with your local Alzheimer's Association representatives as guest bartenders and ALL proceeds from the tips will go to the Alzheimer's Association.

Tuesday, January 31, 7:00-10:00 PM
Centre Stage, 501 River St, Greenville 
$10 or $15 tickets are available from the Centre Stage Box Office (864-233-6733).  

Free Parking at First Citizens Bank Upper Deck after 6:00 PM at 325 W. McBee Ave.
Free Parking at AGFA Front Parking Lot after 6:00 PM at 10 Academy St.
Paid parking available at numerous lots close by.  


Dementia Conversations: Driving, Doctor Visits, Legal & Financial Planning
When someone is showing signs of dementia, it’s time to talk. Often, conversations with family about changing behaviors can be challenging and uncomfortable. This program provides tips for breaking the ice with your family so you can address some of the most common issues that are difficult to discuss: going to the doctor for a diagnosis or medical treatment, deciding when to stop driving, and making legal and financial plans for future care.

Thursday, March 23, 7:00-8:00 PM
Covenant United Methodist Church 
1310 Old Spartanburg Rd, Greer 29650   
RSVP by 3/22 to Jamie A. Guay, CDP, Program Director: 864-250-0029 or jguay@alz.org


The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease
Alzheimer’s disease is not a normal part of aging. If you or someone you know is affected by Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, it’s time to learn the facts. This program provides information on detection, causes and risk factors, stages of the disease, treatment, and much more.

Tuesday, June 13, 7:00-8:00 PM
Covenant United Methodist Church 
1310 Old Spartanburg Rd, Greer 29650   
RSVP by 6/12 to Jamie A. Guay, CDP, Program Director: 864-250-0029 or jguay@alz.org


 

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