See what's going on in and around town this month. Get involved.
Living with Alzheimer's Series- For Middle Stage Caregivers
May 2, Part 1/ May 9, Part 2/ May 23, Part 3
6-8 p.m. Alzheimer's Association Chapter Office, 6350 Center Drive, Room 115, Norfolk. In the middle stage of ALzheimer's disease, those who were care partners, now become hands-on caregivers. Hear caregivers and professionals discuss helpful strategies to provide safe, effective and comfortable care in the middle stage of Alzheimer's disease. Call 800.272.3900 to register.
Family Orientation- South Hampton Roads
May 7, 6-8 p.m. Alzheimer's Association Chapter Office, 6350 Center Drive, Room 115, Norfolk.
Family Orientation- Western Tidewater
May 8, 1:30-3 p.m. Emmanual Episcopal Church, 400 N. High Street, Franklin
Family Orientation- Peninsula
May 21. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Sentara Careplex, Conference Room A, Hampton
Family Orientation- Eastern Shore & South Central
By Appointment only
Family Orientation- Williamsburg
By Appointment only
All orientations are free, however registration is required. Call 800.272.3900 to register. Classses may not be held if there are not enough registrations. Orientations are usually after diagnosis through the middle stage of dementia. Each participant will receive the chapter's local resource manual, Getting Started. Family and friends of the diagnosed only, please.
Eastern Shore Walk to End Alzheimer's Kick-off
May 9, 8-9 a.m. Wendy's, Onley and 5-6:30 p.m., Division of Rehab Services, Belle Haven.
Join the Eastern Shore Walk committee to pick up team materials, sign up for Walk, and share ideas about fundraising. To register for the Eastern Shore Walk, click here.
Strike Out Alzheimers: Take Me out to the Ballgame
May 17, 7 p.m. Plumeri Park, Williamsburg
Join the Alzheimer's Assocation Williamsburg Walk committee as they partner with the William & Mary Tribe Mens' Baseball team to strike out Alzheimer's disease. Tickets are $5 with 80% of the proceeds ($4) coming back to benefit the Alzheimer's Association through the Williamsburg Walk to End Alzheimer's. For more information or to purchase tickets, please call Faith Shartzer at 757.880.6566.
Young Adults for Alzheimer's Awareness (YAAA!) Hampton Roads- New Member Recruitment Social
May 30, 6-8 p.m. Guadalajara's, Town Center, Virginia Beach
Join this action-oriented group and get to know ways you can get involved as a young professional to help spread awareness about the Alzheimer's Association's mission. For questions about the group, please email Brooke Enscore Floyd, YAAA! Hampton Roads VP, Membership at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Living with Alzheimer's Series- For Late Stage Caregivers
May 30, Parts 1 & 2
6-8 p.m. Alzheimer's Association Chapter Office, 6350 Center Drive, Room 115, Norfolk
In the late stage of Alzheimer's disease, caregiving typically involves new ways of connecting and interacting with the person with the disease. Hear from caregivers and professionals about resources, monitoring care and providing meaningful connection for the person with late-stage Alzheimer's and their families.
Living with Alzheimer's Series – Financial Aspects
June 6, 6-8 p.m. Alzheimer's Association, 6350 Center Drive, Rm 115, Norfolk. If you or someone you know is affected by Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, the time for financial planning is now. Financial Planning for Alzheimer’s Disease is a workshop, presented by the Alzheimer’s Association, for anyone who would like to know more about what financial issues to consider and how to put plans in place. Program takes 2 full hours, please arrive by 5:45 p.m. Bring a bag dinner. Call 800.272.3900 to register for each session by Monday of that week.
Walk to End Alzheimer's® Team Captain & Participant Workshops
(You need only attend 1 session.) Participants in Walk can come and immerse themselves in a Walk to End Alzheimer's overview, learn fundamentals of the disease, and maximize team and monetary recruitment. You can also come and pick up some materials. Refreshments and a light lunch or dinner will be served.
June 18, 12 Noon to 1:30 p.m., Harbourway at Atlantic Shores, 1217 Alliance Drive, Virginia Beach. RSVP to Jenn.Crabtree@alz.org by Friday, June 14.
June 20, 5:30-7 p.m., Our Lady of Perpetual Help, 4560 Princess Anne Road, Virginia Beach. RSVP to Jenn.Crabtree@alz.org by Friday, June 14.
June 25, 12 Noon to 1:30 p.m., Pacifica Senior Living, 5417 Wesleyan Drive, Virginia Beach. RSVP to Jenn.Crabtree@alz.org by Friday, June 21.
June 27, 12 Noon to 1:30 p.m., Bay Lake Retirement and Assisted Living, 4225 Shore Drive, Virginia Beach. RSVP to Jenn.Crabtree@alz.org by Friday, June 21.
If you are having a fundraiser to benefit the Alzheimer's Association, please email email@example.com so we can add it to the list!