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To serve the caregivers in our area, we encourage you to join one or all of the programs in our Summer Caregiver Connection series. Register today and learn from the comfort and safety of your own home. Each webinar is held live with time for Q&A. Please note that all webinars are listed in Eastern Standard Time (EST).

RSVP via the links below, by calling our our 24/7 Helpline at 800.272.3900 or by contacting Sierra Snoddy at 518.675.7214.

JUNE
Early Detection Matters: Presented in partnership with Cancer Services Program and Breast and Prostate Cancer Peer Education Project
Alzheimer’s and other dementias 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.
- June 8, Noon
https://bit.ly/3odmqyI

Understanding Alzheimer’s and Atypical Dementias: Presented in Partnership with Albany Med Center of Excellence for Alzheimer’s Disease
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.
- June 16, 4 p.m.
https://bit.ly/3fhpDsE

Know the 10 Warning Signs and Practical Resources for Caregivers
Alzheimer’s and other dementias 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.
- June 17, 2 p.m.
https://bit.ly/2SRULHL

Legal and Financial Planning with Herzog Law Firm
The diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease makes planning for the future more important than ever. Legal and Financial Planning for Alzheimer’s Disease is an interactive two-part program where you will have a chance to learn about important legal and financial issues to consider, how to put plans in place, and how to access legal and financial resources near you.
- June 21, 2 p.m.
https://bit.ly/3tRbSGl

Meaningful Engagement, Activities at Home
This 60-minute presentation will discuss the social needs of people with dementia and how to meet those needs throughout the disease progression, learn techniques to better know the people you care for, learn why engaging people with dementia is important, and tips to practice creativity when attempting to make connections with people with dementia.
- June 22, 10 a.m.
https://bit.ly/3w3Me2S

Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body - Tips from the Latest Research
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.
- June 25, Noon
https://bit.ly/3olTynX

Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related Behaviors
Behavior is a powerful form of communication and is one of the primary ways for people with dementia to communicate their needs and feelings as the ability to use language is lost. However, some behaviors can present real challenges for caregivers to manage. Join us to learn to decode behavioral messages, identify common behavior triggers, and learn strategies to help intervene with some of the most common behavioral challenges of Alzheimer’s disease.
- June 29, 10:30 a.m.
https://bit.ly/33Ngine

Also, register for our Dementia Caregiver Education Series
Spring 2021 Programs

Our dementia caregiver education series is a joint presentation of New York's seven Alzheimer's Association chapters. This special series includes one of our education programs, followed by a presentation on a special topic and a Q&A session. Each program is 90 minutes long and presented virtually. You do not need to participate in each program.

Register by clicking the link in the title or calling 800.272.3900.

June 15, 4 p.m.: Managing Caregiver Expectations and Relationships Across the Alzheimer’s Journey and Effective Communication Strategies
Featured Speaker: Dr. Carol Podgorski, Finger Lakes Center of Excellence for Alzheimer’s Disease, Rochester, NY

June 23, 4 p.m.In it Together: Dementia, Caregiving and Faith Communities and Understanding Alzheimer’s & Dementia
Featured Speaker: Rev. Erwin Lee Trollinger, Calvary Baptist Church, White Plains, NY