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Introductory Classes

Intro to Alzheimer’s (20 min)

This brief class includes the difference between Alzheimer’s and dementia, risk factors and warning signs, resources, and how you can join the fight against the disease.

Healthy Living for the Brain and Body: Tips from the Latest Research (30 or 60 minutes)

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 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.

10 Warning Signs (30 or 60 minutes)

Alzheimer's and other dementia's cause memory, thinking, and behavior problems that interfere with daily living. Join us to learn how to recognize common signs of the disease, how to approach someone about memory concerns, the importance of early detection and benefits of a diagnosis, possible tests and assessments for the diagnostic process, and Alzheimer's Association resources.

Dementia Conversations: Driving, Doctor Visits, Legal and Financial Planning (30 or 60 minutes)

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.

Understanding Alzheimer's and Dementia (30 or 60 minutes)

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.

Awareness Presentations (10-15 minutes)

The Alzheimer's Association offers brief presentations about the Alzheimer’s Association, resources and supports, and how to get involved in the cause.

Specialty Topics

Managing Money: A Caregiver's Guide to Finances (60 minutes)

If you or someone you know is facing Alzheimer's disease, dementia or another chronic illness, it’s never too early to put financial plans in place. Join us to learn tips for managing someone else's finances, how to prepare for future care costs and the benefits of early planning.

Empowered Caregiver Series

​The following classes are designed to increase caregiver confidence while reducing stress. They offer helpful ways to approach the responsibilities of caring for someone living with dementia using a person-centered approach. These classes may be scheduled individually. We also offer an option to bundle these classes together to create an education series.

Building Foundations of Caregiving (90 min)

This class explores the role of caregiver and changes they may experience, building a support team and managing caregiver stress.

Supporting Independence (90 min)

This class focuses on helping the person living with dementia take part in daily activities, providing the right amount of support and balancing safety and independence while managing expectations.

Communicating Effectively (60 min)  

This class teaches how dementia affects communication, including tips for communicating well with family, friends and health care professionals.

Responding to Dementia-Related Behaviors (90 min)

This class details common behavior changes and how they are a form of communication, non-medical approaches to behaviors and recognizing when additional help is needed.

Exploring Care and Support Services (60 min)

This class examines how best to prepare for future care decisions and changes, including respite care, residential care and end-of life care.

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