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Community Resource Finder is a tool to get easy access to a comprehensive listing of Alzheimer's and dementia resources, community programs and services. Click Above to register for programs!

Education Opportunities:

The Alzheimer’s Association offers a variety of education programs to increase knowledge and to support those facing the disease. Many of the classes listed below are available through the Alzheimer's Association Training and Education Center online. If you're interested in hosting a program, please call Elizabeth Robles at 631.315.6500. For programs currently taking place in the Long Island area, please see below.

PLEASE REGISTER FOR THE PROGRAMS BELOW BY CALLING 800.272.3900.

Know the 10 Signs: Early Detection Matters
Attend this interactive workshop to learn the 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s disease. We’ll separate myth from reality and address commonly-held fears about Alzheimer’s in America. Hear from people who have the disease and find out how to recognize the signs in yourself and others. (Suitable for the general public)

Monday, January 22, 2018
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Mattituck Library, 13900 Main Road, Mattituck, NY 11952

Healthy Living for Your Brain & Body
At any age, there are lifestyle habits we can adopt to help maintain or even potentially improve our health. These habits may also help to keep our brains healthy as we age and possibly delay the onset of cognitive decline. (Suitable for the general public/caregivers).

Wednesday, January 24, 2018
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Locust Valley Library, 170 Buckram Road, Locust Valley, NY 11560
Friday, April 6, 2018
11:00am - 12:00pm
Clinton G. Martin Park, 1601 Marcus Avenue, New Hyde Park, NY 11042

Effective Communication Strategies
This program provides practical information and resources to help dementia caregivers learn to decode verbal and behavioral messages from people with dementia.

Tuesday, January 23, 2018
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Amber Court, 3400 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury, NY 11590

Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related Behaviors
This program provides practical information and resources to help dementia caregivers decipher behaviors and learn how to best respond.

Sunday, February 4, 2018
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Amber Court, 3400 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury, BY 11590
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Quogue Library, Inc., 90 Quogue Street, Quogue, NY 11959
Living with Alzheimer's: For Caregivers - Early Stage, 3 Part Series
In the early stage of Alzheimer's disease, families face new questions as they adjust. This three-part program provides practical answers to the questions that arise in the early stage.
Friday, January 12, 2018
Friday, January 19, 2018
Friday, January 26, 2018
2:00pm - 4:00pm
East Hampton Public Library, 159 Main Street, East Hampton, NY 11937

Living with Alzheimer's: For Caregivers - Early Stage
In the early stage of Alzheimer's disease, families face new questions as they adjust. This program provides practical answers to the questions that arise in the early stage.

Monday, February 5, 2018
10:00am - 12:30pm
Oceanside Library, 30 Davison Avenue, Oceanside, NY 11572
Living with Alzheimer's: For Caregivers - Middle Stage
In the middle stage of Alzheimer’s disease, care partners become hands-on caregivers. During this program, you will hear caregivers and professionals discuss helpful strategies to provide safe, effective and comfortable care.
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
10:00am - 1:00pm
Oceanside Library, 30 Davison Avenue, Oceanside, NY 11572

Legal and Financial Planning for Alzheimer's Disease
The diagnosis of Alzheimer's makes planning for the future more important than ever. Through this interactive program, you will learn about important legal and financial issues, how to put plans in place and how to access resources near you.

Wednesday, January 24, 2018
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Stefans Law Group, PC, 137 Woodbury Road, Woodbury, NY 11797
*Dinner will be provided
Sunday, April 29, 2018
10:00am - 12:30pm
Gurwin Jewish Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 68 Hauppauge Road, Commack,
*Brunch will be provided

Check back often for additional dates!

Living with Alzheimer's: For Caregivers - Late Stage
In the late stage of Alzheimer’s disease, caregiving typically involves new ways of connecting and interacting with the person with the disease. In this two-part series, you’ll hear from caregivers and professionals about resources, monitoring care and ways to engage in meaningful connections.

Coping with Caregiver Stress
Caregivers frequently report experiencing high levels of stress, but too much stress can be harmful. If you find yourself so overwhelmed by taking care of someone else that you have neglected your own physical, mental and emotional well-being, you may be putting yourself and your health at risk. Learn the 10 symptoms of caregiver stress and get tips to reduce the stress and avoid burnout. Find out about the resources, tools and support offered to caregivers through the Alzheimer’s Association.

For more information about Alzheimer's Association Long Island Chapter educational opportunities, please call 800.272.3900.


 

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