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I Have Alzheimer's

The Alzheimer's Assciation hosts a number of events throughout the year for individuals with early-stage Alzheimer's or a related dementia and their care partner. From educational to social, these events not only provide an opportunity to learn more about the disease, but stay active and socially connected. For more information call, 800.272.3900 or email at wvinfo@alz.org.

Living with Alzheimer's Education Series

The Living with Alzheimer's Program is a new resource to assist people living in the early stages of Alzheimer's to remain mentally and socially active post-diagnosis. The program is for newly diagnosed patients, their caregivers and family members.  An RSVP for the program is required by calling 800-272-3900 and a brief consultation will be conducted prior to entrance in the program. At the conclusion of the three workshops, participants will have the opportunity to become involved in Early Stage Engagement Groups in their local communities, which will feature a variety of group-selected social activities.

Northern Regional Office - 1299 Pineview Drive, Ste. 3, Morgantown, West Virginia  26505
November 6 - Living with Alzheimer's: Understanding the Basics
November 13 - Living with Alzheimer's Resource Building
November 20 - Living with Alzheimer's Dealing with the Changes
All workshops begin at 5:30 PM
For more information, contact wvinfo@alz.org or 800.272.3900

Experience the Arts Social Group

Enjoy friends and fellowship while experiencing some of your community's best art experiences. This social group is for individuals with Alzheimer's disease or another dementia and their care partner. Early-stage social groups offer a fun and comfortable way for people living in the early stage of Alzheimer's or other dementia to get out, get active and get connected with one another through a variety of social events and community-based activities determined by individual needs and interests of the participants and that promote social interaction and companionship.

Upcoming events listed below, RSVP required

Fo more information call, 800.272.3900 or wvinfo@alz.org

Charleston Area

Wednesday, October 29 10:30 a.m. - noon
Music of the Decades Dance
Dance along as DJ Bill Bradley spins the tunes from your favorite decade. The event will include music and light refreshments. Not into dancing? Join us to reminisce about your favorite music and memories from each decade.
RSVP Required, 800.272.3900 or wvinfo@alz.org

Friday, November 15, 1 p.m.
Paul Bunyan Dress Rehearsal
Enjoy a behind the scenes look at the upcoming play Paul Bunyan.
RSVP Required, 800.272.3900 or wvinfo@alz.org 

Wednesday, November 19, 11:35 a.m.
Rumpelstiltskin
Enjoy this timeless play from box seats!
RSVP Required, 800.272.3900 or wvinfo@alz.org 

Tuesday, December 2, 5 p.m.
Pot Luck and musical special guest speaker
RSVP Required, 800.272.3900 or wvinfo@alz.org 

Friday, December 12, 1 p.m.
The Nutcracker Dress Rehearsal
Get a special behind the scenes look at the Charleston Ballet and WV Symphony Orchestra's holiday performance of The Nutcracker!
RSVP Required, 800.272.3900 or wvinfo@alz.org 

Generously funded in part by The Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation.

Memory & Caregiver Cafe

Get out, get active and get connected with the Alzheimer's Associaion Memory & Caregiver Cafe. The program offers a comfortable way to have fun and socialize with others who are living with the early stage of Alzhimer's disease or another dementia and their care partners. Enjoy the compay of other while you participate in a variety of group activitie. RSVP required, call, 800.272.3900.

Morgantown Area

November 5, 5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Life's Treasured Memories: Scrapbook Party
RSVP Required: 800.272.3900

November 19, 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
WVU Mountaineer Tailgate Party
RSVP Required: 800.272.3900

December 3, 5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Painting & Dessert
RSVP Requred: 800.272.3900

December 18, 5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Cookie Decorating Party
RSVP Required: 800.272.3900

Cost: $3/event or $10 for all 4. Food provided.

Developed with support frm WVU Business & Economics Department

 


 

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