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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

PbP_logo.jpgAlzheimer’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

webinar.jpg1. 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)
» Register Today!

 

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 listen to at a later time)
» Register Today!

 

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 listen to at a later time)
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The Memory Café

healthy.jpgThe Memory Café is a monthly social group providing a safe, comfortable environment where people with memory loss and their care partners can enjoy time together and remain socially engaged with others traveling the same journey. It is a time and place where people can interact, find support and celebrate without feeling embarrassed or misunderstood. It encourages friendship and acceptance.

Registration required. Donations welcomed. Designed for people with memory loss and their caregivers, please no professionals. This program is offered in partnership with SWIRCA.

Wed May 8, 2019
2 - 3:30 p.m.
Alzheimer’s Association
701 N Weinbach Ave #510, Evansville, IN​
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Understanding Alzheimer’s & Dementia

cafe.jpgAlzheimer’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.

Registration required. Designed for general public; Donations welcome.

Wed May 15, 2019
10 - 11 a.m.
Owensboro Health Park
Classroom B
1006 Ford Ave, Owensboro, KY
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Living with Alzheimer’s: For Care Partners - Early Stage

living.jpgIn the early stage of Alzheimer’s disease, families face new questions as they adjust. What does the diagnosis mean? What kinds of plans need to be made? What resources are available to help? Join us and hear practical answers to the questions that arise in the early stage. Hear from those directly affected and learn what you can do to cope with the changes that come with an early stage diagnosis.

Registration required. Donations welcome. Designed for family caregivers; please, no professionals.

Thu May 23, 2019
5 - 7:30 p.m.
Alzheimer’s Association
701 N Weinbach Ave #510, Evansville, IN
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-Home Assistance

 

In-Home Assistance - 24/7 HELPLINE 800.272.3900

1 Call, 1,000’s of Answers, 200+ Languages

The Alzheimer’s Association Telephone Helpline is available to you 24/7; 365 days a year. Whether you just need a list of doctors or have issues with communication, behaviors or safety.
We are here: 1.800.272.3900.
 
www.alz.org/help-support/resources/helpline
 

Get the Emotional Support You Need!

group.jpgA 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.

Blue Grass UMC
1400 Petersburg Rd, Rm 1001 Evansville, IN
2nd Mon - 2 pm

Chapel Hill Church
985 Bend Gate Rd, Henderson, KY 
1st Thu - 2 pm

Graves County Public Library
601 N 17th St, Mayfield, KY
Respite provided with 1-day notice for $6.60 hour 
1st Wed - 12 pm

Lourdes Hospital
1530 Lone Oak Rd, Paducah, KY
Meets in the Franciscan Room 
3rd Thu - 11 am

Marshall County Public Library
1003 Poplar St, Benton, KY
1st Wed - 10 am

Murray Calloway County Senior Center
607 Poplar St, Murray, KY
1st Thu - 10 am

Northside
Evansville Alzheimer’s Association’s Office
701 N Weinbach Ave, Ste 510, Evansville, IN
3rd Sat - 10 am

Pennyrile Area Development District
300 Hammond Dr, Hopkinsville, KY
2nd Tue - 10 am

The Paragon
137 Stagecoach Rd, Madisonville, KY
4th Tue - 3 pm

The Terrace of Solarbron
1701 McDowell Rd, Evansville, IN
4th Mon - 5 pm

Wellington Parc
2885 New Hartford Rd, Owensboro, KY
3rd Thu - 6:30 pm

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rewards.jpgALZConnected®, 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!
 
rewards.jpgThe 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?

online.jpgWhen 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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