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Understanding & Responding to Dementia-Related Behaviors

by (kimsmith)

Submitted 11-16-2016 under

As dementia progresses, language skills and the ability to express feelings and needs may change. Some behaviors can present challenges for caregivers to manage. The Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related Behaviors program will help...

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Know the 10 Signs

by (kimsmith)

Submitted 11-16-2016 under

The warning signs of Alzheimer’s disease are often dismissed as side effects of normal aging. If you or someone you know is experiencing memory loss or behavioral changes, it’s time to learn the facts. Attend this interactive workshop to...

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3-Part Alzheimer’s Education Series

by (kimsmith)

Submitted 10-11-2016 under

Dive into the Alzheimer’s journey with our 3-Part Alzheimer’s Education Series. Week one you’ll hear from an area neurologist or psychologist to better understand the pathology of Alzheimer’s and other dementias. In the...

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Living with Alzheimer’s: Early-Stage Series

by (kimsmith)

Submitted 10-11-2016 under

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 to hear practical answers to the questions...

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Savvy Caregiver

by (kimsmith)

Submitted 10-03-2016 under

The Savvy Caregiver is an evidence-based educational program designed for persons caring for a loved one with dementia living at home.  This class meets for two hours, once per week for six weeks and will help...

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Living with Alzheimer’s: Middle Stage

by (kimsmith)

Submitted 08-08-2016 under

In the middle stage of Alzheimer’s disease, those who were care partners now become hands-on caregivers. Join us for this 3-part series and hear caregivers and professionals discuss helpful strategies to provide safe, effective and comfortable...

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Dementia: The Person Behind the Disease

by (kimsmith)

Submitted 03-28-2016 under

Keynote speaker, John Zeisel, PhD is the author of "I'm Still Here."  Dr. Zeisel proves a theory that many of us have suspected: that the person who is changed by the disease is still inside, waiting to be awakened and nurtured...

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Alzheimer's Association Dial-In Support Group

by (kimsmith)

Submitted 02-23-2016 under

The Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Support Groups are designed to provide emotional, educational and social support for caregivers through regularly scheduled meetings. They help participants develop methods and skills to solve problems....

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The Savvy Caregiver

by (kimsmith)

Submitted 02-23-2016 under

The Savvy Caregiver is an evidence-based educational program designed for persons caring for a family member with dementia living at home in the community. Learn new skills to reduce the negative impact of caregiving while improving the quality of...

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Living With Alzheimer's - For Younger-Onset Alzheimer's

by (kimsmith)

Submitted 02-23-2016 under

When someone under 65 is diagnosed with Younger-Onset Alzheimer’s disease or related dementia, the first reaction is often shock or denial. Thoughts turn to what kinds of plans need to be made for everyone? Join us for answers to these...

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