Alzheimers Association Quarterly Education Programs
Wednesday, October 13, 2021
A collaboration between Alzheimer's Association, JABA and The Center.
Wednesdays, January 12, April 13, July 13, 2:00-3:00pm
January 12 - 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer's
This program gives participants an in-depth look into the warning signs of dementia diseases, Alzheimer’s specifically, and when a person should consider a medical evaluation. During the program, you will get to hear from experts and persons living with dementia and gain a better understanding of what are typical age-related changes vs. common warning signs of Alzheimer’s will be shared throughout the program.
April 13 - Caregivers Self-Care & Advanced Directives
The diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease makes planning for the future more important than ever. Join us to learn more about the importance of putting plans in place and how to access legal and financial resources near you. During the program we will be discussing advance directives in detail and how you can make sure you and your family have everything you need. Tips for taking care of yourself as a caregiver and stress busting tips will also be shared.
July 13 - Communications & Behaviors
Join us to explore how communication takes place when someone has Alzheimer’s, learn to decode the verbal and behavioral messages delivered by someone with dementia, and identify strategies to help you connect and communicate at each stage of the disease. Communication Strategies will provide practical information and resources to help dementia caregivers learn to decode verbal and behavioral messages from people with dementia.Open to all.