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2018 Family and Community Education Programs



April



Dementia Conversations
A program by the Alzheimer's Association.  Hosted by Carroll Co Bureau of Aging & Disabilities. This workshop will offer tips on how to have honest and caring conversations with family about: Driving, Doctor visits, Legal & Financial planning.

Thursday, April 26, 2018, 10am

South Carroll Senior and Community Center
5928 Mineral Hill Rd
Eldersburg, MD 21784

Class is free, but registration required.  Call 410.386.3700
Click here for detailed flyer.


May

Dementia Conversations
A program by the Alzheimer's Association.  Hosted by Carroll Co Bureau of Aging & Disabilities. This workshop will offer tips on how to have honest and caring conversations with family about: Driving, Doctor visits, Legal & Financial planning.

Friday, May 4, 2018, 10:30 am

Mt. Airy Senior and Community Center
703 Ridge Ave
Mt. Airy, MD 21771

Class is free, but registration required.  Call 301.829.2407
Click here for detailed flyer.


The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease
The Alzheimer's Association in partnership with Washington County Commission on Aging is hosting a series of caregiver education classes for families affected by dementia.  If you or someone you know is affected by Alzheimer's disease or dementia, it's time to learn the facts.  This program provides information on detection, causes and risk factors, stages of the disease, treatment and much more.

Tuesday, May 6, 2018, 10am  - 11 am

Washington County Commission on Aging
535 East Franklin St.
Hagerstown, MD 21740

Classes are free, but registration is required.  Call 301.790.0275 x240
Click here for detailed flyer.



Effective Communication Strategies
The Alzheimer's Association in partnership with Brightview Towson is hosing a series of caregiver education classes for families affected by dementia.  Learn to decode the verbal and behavioral messages delivered by someone with dementia and identify strategies to help you connect and communicate to each stage of the disease.

Tuesday, May 8, 2018, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Brightview Towson
20 East Burke Ave
Towson, MD 21286

Classes are free, but registration is required.  Call 800.272.3900
Click here for detailed flyer.


Caregiver Lunch and Learn
A series of classes for caregivers
Wednesday, May 9, 2018, NOTE, change in time: 11 a.m. -1:30 p.m.
Legal and Financial Planning

Somerford House & Place
10116 Sharpsburg Pike
Hagerstown, MD 21740

RSVP to 301.791.9221 ONE WEEK before the class
Click here for detailed flyer.


The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia & Alzheimer's Disease

A program by the Alzheimer's Association.  Hosted by Carroll Co Bureau of Aging & Disabilities. Alzheimer’s disease is not a normal part of aging.  If you or someone you know is affected by Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, it’s time to learn the facts.  This program provides information on detection, causes and risk factors, stages of the disease, treatment and much more.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018, 10:30 a.m.

Mt. Airy Senior and Community Center
703 Ridge Ave
Mt. Airy, MD 21771

Class is free, but registration required.  Call 301.829.2407
Click here for detailed flyer.


Dementia Conversations
A program by the Alzheimer's Association.  Hosted by Carroll Co Bureau of Aging & Disabilities. This workshop will offer tips on how to have honest and caring conversations with family about: Driving, Doctor visits, Legal & Financial planning.

Friday, May 18, 2018, 10 a.m.

South Carroll Senior and Community Center
5928 Mineral Hill Rd
Eldersburg, MD 21784

Class is free, but registration required.  Call 410.386.3700
Click here for detailed flyer.


Know the 10 Signs
If you or someone you know is experiencing memory loss or behavioral 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.

Monday, May 21, 2018, 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Ellicott City 50+ Center
9401 Frederick Rd
Ellicott City, MD 21043
Class is free, but registration is required.  Contact Kathy Wehr at 410.313.5955

Know the 10 Signs
If you or someone you know is experiencing memory loss or behavioral 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.

Tuesday, May 22, 2018, 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Brunswick Senior Center
12 East A Street
Brunswick, MD 21716
Class is free, but registration is required.  Call 301.834.8115
Click here for detailed flyer.


Healthy Living for your Brain and Body
A program by the Alzheimer's Association.  Hosted by Carroll Co Bureau of Aging & Disabilities. For centuries, we’ve know that the health of the brain and the body are connected.  But now, science is able to provide insights into how to make lifestyle choices that may help you keep your brain and body healthy as you age.  Join us to learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement.

Wednesday, May 23, 2018, 10:30 a.m.

Mt. Airy Senior and Community Center
703 Ridge Ave
Mt. Airy, MD 21771

Class is free, but registration required.  Call 301.829.2407
Click
here for detailed flyer.


2018 Talbot Conference for Dementia Caregivers and Professionals
When: May 30, 2018, 
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location: Bayleigh Chase, Auditorium
Dutchman's Lane
Easton, MD 21601

Registration: Free for Caregivers/partners.  $35 for Healthcare Professionals.  Eastern Shore AHEC is providing 3 Category 1 Social work CEUs. 
Click here to register for the conference.  


Dementia Conversations
A program by the Alzheimer's Association.  Hosted by Carroll Co Bureau of Aging & Disabilities. This workshop will offer tips on how to have honest and caring conversations with family about: Driving, Doctor visits, Legal & Financial planning.

Thursday, May 31, 2018, 10 a.m.

North Carroll Senior and Community Center
2328 Hanover Pike
Hampstead, MD 21074

Class is free, but registration required.  Call 410.386.3700
Click here for detailed flyer.


June

Living with Alzheimer's for Middle-Stage Caregivers
In the middle stage of Alzheimer's disease, those who were care partners now become hands-on caregivers. Join us for this three-part series and hear caregivers and professionals discuss helpful strategies to provide safe, effective and comfortable care in the middle stage of Alzheimer's.

Hosted by the Alzheimer's Association and Broadmore Senior Living
Three-part series: June 6, 13 and 20, 2018
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
1175 Professional Ct., Hagerstown, MD 21740
RSVP one week prior to class by calling 301.766.0066

Healthy Living for your Brain and Body
The Alzheimer's Association in partnership with Washington County Commission on Aging is hosing a series of caregiver education classes for families affected by dementia.  For centuries, we've known that the health of the brain and body are connected. But now, science is able to provide insights into how to make lifestyle choices that may help you keep your brain and body healthy as you 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.

Tuesday, June 12, 2018, 10am  - 11 am

Washington County Commission on Aging
535 East Franklin St.
Hagerstown, MD 21740

Classes are free, but registration is required.  Call 301.790.0275 x240
Click here for detailed flyer.


Dementia Conversations
A program by the Alzheimer's Association.  Hosted by Carroll Co Bureau of Aging & Disabilities. This workshop will offer tips on how to have honest and caring conversations with family about: Driving, Doctor visits, Legal & Financial planning.

Thursday, June 14, 2018, 10:30 a.m.

Taneytown Senior and Community Center
220 Roberts Mill Rd
Taneytown, MD 21787

Classes are free, but registration is required.  Call 410.386.2700
Click here for detailed flyer.


The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia & Alzheimer's Disease
A program by the Alzheimer's Association.  Hosted by Carroll Co Bureau of Aging & Disabilities. Alzheimer’s disease is not a normal part of aging.  If you or someone you know is affected by Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, it’s time to learn the facts.  This program provides information on detection, causes and risk factors, stages of the disease, treatment and much more.

Thursday, June 21, 2018 10 a.m.

North Carroll Senior and Community Center

2328 Hanover Pike
Hampstead, MD 21074

Class is free, but registration required.  Call 410.386.3900
Click here for detailed flyer.


July

Caregiver Lunch and Learn
A series of classes for caregivers
July 11, 2018, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body: Tips from the Latest Research


Somerford House & Place
10116 Sharpsburg Pike
Hagerstown, MD 21740
RSVP to 301.791.9221 ONE WEEK before the class
Click here for detailed flyer.


Healthy Living for your Brain and Body
A program by the Alzheimer's Association.  Hosted by Carroll Co Bureau of Aging & Disabilities. For centuries, we’ve know that the health of the brain and the body are connected.  But now, science is able to provide insights into how to make lifestyle choices that may help you keep your brain and body healthy as you age.  Join us to learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement.

Thursday, July 12, 2018, 10 a.m.

North Carroll Senior and Community Center
2328 Hanover Pike
Hampstead, MD 21074

Class is free, but registration required.  Call 410.386.3900
Click here for detailed flyer.


The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia & Alzheimer's Disease
A program by the Alzheimer's Association.  Hosted by Carroll Co Bureau of Aging & Disabilities. Alzheimer’s disease is not a normal part of aging.  If you or someone you know is affected by Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, it’s time to learn the facts.  This program provides information on detection, causes and risk factors, stages of the disease, treatment and much more.

Thursday, July 19, 2018, 10:30 a.m.

Taneytown Senior and Community Center

220 Roberts Mill Rd
Taneytown, MD 21787

Classes are free, but registration is required.  Call 410.386.2700
Click here for detailed flyer.


August

Dementia Conversations
A program by the Alzheimer's Association.  Hosted by Carroll Co Bureau of Aging & Disabilities. This workshop will offer tips on how to have honest and caring conversations with family about: Driving, Doctor visits, Legal & Financial planning.

Thursday, August 9, 2018, 10 a.m.

Westminster Senior and Community Center

125 Stoner Ave
Westminster, MD 21157

Classes are free, but registration is required.  Call 410.386.3850
Click here for detailed flyer.



Healthy Living for your Brain and Body

A program by the Alzheimer's Association.  Hosted by Carroll Co Bureau of Aging & Disabilities. For centuries, we’ve know that the health of the brain and the body are connected.  But now, science is able to provide insights into how to make lifestyle choices that may help you keep your brain and body healthy as you age.  Join us to learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement.

Thursday, August 16, 2018, 10:30 a.m.

South Carroll Senior and Community Center
5928 Mineral Hill Rd
Eldersburg, MD 21784

Class is free, but registration required. Call 410.386.3700
Click here for detailed flyer.


Healthy Living for your Brain and Body
A program by the Alzheimer's Association.  Hosted by Carroll Co Bureau of Aging & Disabilities. For centuries, we’ve know that the health of the brain and the body are connected.  But now, science is able to provide insights into how to make lifestyle choices that may help you keep your brain and body healthy as you age.  Join us to learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement.

Thursday, August 16, 2018, 10:30 a.m.

Taneytown Senior and Community Center
220 Roberts Mill Rd
Taneytown, MD 21787

Classes are free, but registration is required.  Call 410.386.2700
Click here for detailed flyer.

September

Caregiver Lunch and Learn
A series of classes for caregivers
September 12, 2018, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Alzheimer's Research Updates


Somerford House & Place
10116 Sharpsburg Pike
Hagerstown, MD 21740
RSVP to 301.791.9221 ONE WEEK before the class
Click here for detailed flyer.


The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia & Alzheimer's Disease
A program by the Alzheimer's Association.  Hosted by Carroll Co Bureau of Aging & Disabilities. Alzheimer’s disease is not a normal part of aging.  If you or someone you know is affected by Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, it’s time to learn the facts.  This program provides information on detection, causes and risk factors, stages of the disease, treatment and much more.

Thursday, September 13, 2018, 10 a.m.

Westminster Senior and Community Center

125 Stoner Ave
Westminster, MD 21157

Classes are free, but registration is required.  Call 410.386.3850
Click here for detailed flyer.


October

Healthy Living for your Brain and Body
A program by the Alzheimer's Association.  Hosted by Carroll Co Bureau of Aging & Disabilities. For centuries, we’ve know that the health of the brain and the body are connected.  But now, science is able to provide insights into how to make lifestyle choices that may help you keep your brain and body healthy as you age.  Join us to learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement.

Thursday, October 11, 2018, 10 a.m.

Westminster Senior and Community Center

125 Stoner Ave
Westminster, MD 21157

Classes are free, but registration is required.  Call 410.386.3850
Click here for detailed flyer.


November

Caregiver Lunch and Learn
A series of classes for caregivers
November 7, 2018, 11 a.m. - 1p.m.
Help for the Holidays: Tips for Exhausted Caregivers


Somerford House & Place
10116 Sharpsburg Pike
Hagerstown, MD 21740
RSVP to 301.791.9221 ONE WEEK before the class
Click here for detailed flyer.


December


 

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