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Cascade Coast Regional Office

All classes are free. Registration is required for all classes except for the monthly Getting Started class. To register, call 1-800-272-3900.  

Getting Started (Eugene)

If you or someone you know has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s – it’s time for Getting Started. Gain a basic understanding of Alzheimer’s diagnosis and current treatments. Get practical information that will help you start planning for the future. Please join us and learn more about Alzheimer's disease. Get practical information and start planning for the future. 

Presenter: Ruth Bichsel, Care Navigator

Date: First Friday of every month
Time: 12 - 1 pm
Cost: Free
Location: PeaceHealth Barger Medical Clinic Conference Room
4010 Aerial Way
Eugene, OR 97402


The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia, and Alzheimer's Disease (Roseburg)

Alzheimer’s disease is not a normal part of aging. It is a progressive and fatal brain disease that is the most common form of dementia. This workshop is presented by the Alzheimer’s Association and is for anyone who wants to know more about Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. The workshop’s addresses symptoms and effects of Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia; how Alzheimer’s affects the brain; causes and risk factors; how to find out if it’s Alzheimer’s disease; the benefits of early detection; how to address a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease; stages of the disease and treatments.

Presenter: Chapter Staff

Date: June 25, 2013
Time: 6 - 7 pm
Cost: Free
Location: Mercy Community Education Center Conference Room #2
2459 Stewart Parkway
Roseburg, OR 97471

Living with Alzheimer's: For Caregivers (3 Part Series)

In 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 for this 3-part
series to 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.

Presenter: Ruth J. Bichsel & Sarah Holland 

Date: June 4, 11, & 18 2013
Time: 4:00 - 6:00 pm
Cost: Free
Location: Alzheimer's Association, Cascade Coast Region Office
1000 Willagillespie, Suite 100
Eugene, OR 97401

Driving and Memory Loss/Dementia

When should a person with dementia stop driving? This session gives the caregiver and family the necessary tools to address safety issues associated with driving, warning signs, ways to positively communicate safety concerns, solutions for alternative transportation, and shared decision making about when it is time to give up the keys.

Presenter: Chapter Staff

Date: June 26th, 2013
Time: 6 - 7 pm
Cost: Free
Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
215 West C St
Springfield, OR 97477


Alzheimer's Association

Our vision: A world without Alzheimer's disease®.
Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association is the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.