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Join the Advocate Memory Center Team
for Educational Programs about Alzheimer’s disease.

Join us two ways:

ZOOM (to see the presenters, but they won’t see you) or PHONE ONLY to listen.
Understanding Alzheimer's and Dementia
Wednesday, May 4, 2022, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
William Rhoades, DO - Chief Medical Officer, Good Samaritan Hospital

Learn basic information on the difference between Alzheimer’s and dementia, stages, risk factors, research and FDA-approved treatments.

10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer's
Wednesday, May 11, 2022, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Mary Schmidt, PhD

This education program will help you recognize common signs of the disease in yourself and others and next steps to take, including how to talk to your doctor.

COVID-19 & Caregiving
Wednesday, May 18, 2022, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Thomas Triantafillou, MD

Caring for someone living with dementia during the COVID-19 pandemic adds unique challenges for caregivers. This program provides simple tips caregivers can put in place whether the person living with dementia lives at home, in a residential facility, or care providers are coming into the home.

Effective Communication Strategies
Thursday, May 26, 2022, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Danielle Dodson, LCSW

Explore ways that Alzheimer’s and other dementias affect an individual’s ability to communicate across different stages, and get tips to better communicate with people living with the disease.

Understanding and Responding to Dementia Related Behaviors
Thursday, June 2, 2022, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Elizabeth Hartman, PhD

Review caregiver tips and strategies to respond to some common behaviors exhibited by individuals living with dementia, such as agitation, confusion and more.

Healthy Living for your Brain and Body - Tips from the Latest Research
Thursday, June 9, 2022, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Anthony McCormack, MD

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 optimize our physical and cognitive health as we 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.