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May 2019 Educational Programs


Call 800.272.3900 to register or use the Community Resource Finder to find educational programs near you.

 

Programs by Phone - Understanding Alzheimer’s & Dementia

Alzheimer’s disease is not a normal part of aging. Join us to learn about the impact of Alzheimer's; the difference between Alzheimer's and dementia; stages and risk factors; current research and treatments available for some symptoms; and Alzheimer's Association resources. Program presented by Melanie Adams of the Alzheimer’s Association.

Registration required. If no internet access, please call 800.272.3900 to register.

Tue May 14, 2019
12-1 p.m. CST / 1-2 p.m. EST
(Recorded to listen to at a later time)
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Webinars -
1. Medications for Alzheimer’s/Dementias
2. Caregiving 101
3. Dementia Conversations

1. Medications for Alzheimer’s & Other Dementias: Benefits & Side Effects

What medications are currently available to treat Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias? Are the benefits worth the side effects? Join Dr. Daniela Moga as she discusses the medications that are currently available, what you can expect, and how you can work with your doctor to make sure that you get the most out of them. Registration required.

Tue May 7, 2019
10-11 a.m. CST / 11 a.m.-12 p.m. EST 
or 12-1 p.m. CST / 1-2 p.m. EST
(Recorded to watch at a later time)
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2. Caregiving 101: How to be More Effective & Stress Less

The needs of a person with dementia can seem to be almost limitless and ever-changing. Caregivers are often overwhelmed with their responsibilities, for which there is no instruction manual. Join us as we learn from Tonya Cox, a dementia expert who co-authored two of the books from the “Best Friends Approach™.” Registration required.

Tue May 21, 2019
10-11 a.m. CST / 11 a.m.-12 p.m. EST 
or 12-1 p.m. CST / 1-2 p.m. EST
(Recorded to watch at a later time)

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3. 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. Registration required.

Tue May 28, 2019
10-11 a.m. CST / 11 a.m.-12 p.m. EST 
or 12-1 p.m. CST / 1-2 p.m. EST
(Recorded to watch at a later time)

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Know the 10 Warning Signs

If you or someone you know is experiencing memory loss or behavior changes, it’s time to learn the facts. Early detection of Alzheimer’s disease gives you a chance to begin drug therapy, enroll in clinical studies and plan for the future. This interactive workshop features video clips of people with Alzheimer’s disease.

Registration required. Designed for the general public.

Thu May 9, 2019
1 - 2 p.m. EST
Clarkson City Hall
213 Millerstown St Clarkson, KY
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Thu May 9, 2019
5:30 - 6:30 p.m. EST
Clarkson City Hall
213 Millerstown St Clarkson, KY
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Healthy Living for Your Brain & Body

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.

Registration required. Provided through a generous grant from the Margaret T. Stoeckinger Foundation.

Tue May 14, 2019
2 - 4 p.m.
Alzheimer’s Association 
6100 Dutchmans Ln, 4th floor, Louisville, KY
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The Memory Café

The Memory Café is a monthly social group comprised of people with memory loss and their loved one(s). Its mission is to provide a safe, comfortable, engaging environment where people with memory loss and their care partners can laugh, learn and remain socially engaged with others traveling the same journey. It is a time and place where people can interact, find support, and celebrate together without feeling embarrassed or misunderstood. It encourages friendship and acceptance.

Registration requested. Designed for people with memory issues and their care partners; no professionals, please.

Tue May 14, 2019
2 - 3:30 p.m. EST
This program is offered in partnership with LaRue County Cooperative Extension Service & Health Department
Hodgenville United Methodist Church
825 Tonieville Rd, Hodgenville, KY
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Louisville, KY - not held due to holiday

 

Early Stage Support Group

The early support groups provide an opportunity to discuss issues and changes related to memory loss and a gathering to share experiences and feelings for both those with early-stage memory loss and their care partners.

Registration required. Please call 1.800.272.3900, vetting is necessary. Designed for people with memory issues and their care partners; no professionals, please. Louisville, KY

 

Get the Emotional Support You Need!

A support group provides a safe, supportive environment to allow family members, friends, caregivers, and other interested individuals to meet regularly for mutual support and to exchange coping skills with one another in matters relating to Alzheimer’s disease. All support groups are free and open to the public and of no religious affiliation unless otherwise designated. For more information call 1.800.272.3900.

Baptist Health Floyd Hospital
Paris Learning Center
1850 State St, New Albany, IN
3rd Thu - 2 pm or 6 pm

Beargrass Christian Home
Room 201
4100 Shelbyville Rd, Louisville, KY
2nd Thu - 10:30 am

Commonwealth Med Center Health Community Clinic
740 E 10th Ave, Bowling Green, KY
3rd Thu - 3 pm

Elmcroft - Mt Washington
520 Woodlake Dr, Mt Washington, KY
1st Thu - 6 pm

Forest Hills Commons
9107 Taylorsville Rd, Louisville, KY
2nd Tue - 6 pm

Healing Arts Center
Former Carnegie Library; enter lower level rear of building
10 E Court St, Paoli, IN
1st Thu - 10:30 am

Hughlett Temple A.M.E. Zion Church
Specialized African American Group
2115 W Jefferson St, Louisville, KY
2nd Thu - 12 pm or 7 pm

Jewish Family & Career Services
2821 Klempner Way Louisville, KY
2nd Fri - 2 pm

Nazareth Home
2000 Newburg Rd, Louisville, KY
3rd Mon - 5:30 pm

Nazareth Home - Clifton
2120 Payne St, Louisville, KY
1st Wed - 4:30 pm

Southeast Christian Church-Southwest Campus (Faith Based designation)
8301 St Andrews Church Rd, Louisville, KY
Last Wed - 2 pm

The Medical Center of Scottsville
Meets in Adult Learning Center
456 Burnley Rd, Scottsville KY
3rd Thu - 4 pm​

Thrive at Beckley Creek
Lunch & respite provided
13700 English Villa Dr, Louisville, KY
3rd Fri - 11:30 am

Traditions at Beaumont
Memory Keepers
10210 Long Home Rd, Louisville, KY
3rd Thu - 6 pm

Tri-County Community Action Agency
1015 Dispatchers Way, La Grange, KY
1st Mon - 5:30 pm

Waters of Clifty Falls
950 Cross Ave, Madison, IN
1st Tue - 5 pm

Support Groups designed for Caregivers and provided specialized programming for those with middle stage memory loss.​
Southeast Christian Church
Faith-based designation
920 Blankenbaker Pkwy. Louisville, KY
3rd Thu - 1 pm

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ALZConnected®, powered by the Alzheimer’s Association®, is a free online community for everyone affected by Alzheimer’s or another dementia, including: People with the disease, Caregivers, Family members, Friends, or Individuals who have lost someone to Alzheimer’s. 
» Register Today!
 
The Alzheimer’s Awareness license plate is now available at Kentucky County Clerk’s offices. When it is time to renew your license plate, consider upgrading to the End Alzheimer’s plate to help raise awareness.
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Can’t Attend a Program?

When it’s not possible to be at one of our local programs in person, take advantage of our online opportunities. A wealth of information and tips are available 24 hours a day!
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