Webinar/Phone Family Caregiver Education Programs – September

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Support Groups – September 2020

For Persons Living with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI):

  • 2nd Wednesday, 10:00-11:30 am

General Family Caregivers:

  • Every other Tuesday, 5:30-7:00 pm

Family Caregivers for a Loved One with Dementia Living at a Facility:

  • Fridays, 10:00-11:30 am

Male Family Caregivers:

  • 3rd Wednesday, 5:30-6:30 pm
  • 4th Thursday, 1:00-2:30 pm

Family Caregivers for a Loved One with Dementia in the Early Stages:

  • 2nd Tuesday, 9:30-11:00 am
  • 4th Tuesday, 10:00-11-30 am

Spanish Speaking Family Caregivers:

  • 2nd Tuesday, 10:00-11:30 am

Grupo de Apoyo en Español:

  • 2do Martes de cada mes, 10:00-11:30 a.m.
    Llame a Virginia Zerpa 414-431-8811

Family Caregivers for a Loved One with Frontotemporal Degereration (FTD):

  • 2rd Wednesday, 6:00-7:30 am

 

Register for any of our education programs by calling 800.272.3900.

You will receive connection information after you register.

10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s

This program covers typical age related changes, common warning signs of Alzheimer’s, how to approach someone about memory concerns, early detection, the benefits of a diagnosis, the diagnostic process, and Alzheimer’s Association resources.

Tuesday, September 15, 2:00-3:00 pm | REGISTER

Wednesday, September 16, 12:00-1:30 pm | REGISTER

Wednesday, September 23, 4:00-5:00 pm | REGISTER

Monday, September 28, 2:00-3:00 pm | REGISTER

Wednesday, September 30, 1:00-2:00 pm | REGISTER

Las 10 Señales del Alzheimer

La enfermedad de Alzheimer y otras demencias causan problemas de memoria, pensamiento y comportamiento que interfieren con la vida diaria. Únase a nosotros para aprender a reconocer las señales comunes de la enfermedad; Cómo abordar a una persona acerca de problemas de memoria; la importancia de la detección temprana y los beneficios de un diagnóstico; posibles pruebas y evaluaciones para el proceso de diagnóstico y recursos de la Alzheimer’s Association.

Martes, 15 de Septiembre, 2:00 – 3:00 pm | REGISTRESE

COVID-19 & Caregiving

Caring for someone living with dementia during the COVID-19 pandemic adds unique challenges for caregivers. This program provides simple tips caregivers can put in place whether the person living with dementia lives at home, in a residential facility, or care providers are coming into the home..

Friday, September 11, 10:00-11:00 am | REGISTER

Dementia Conversations

This program will offer tips on how to have honest and caring conversations with family members about going to the doctor, deciding when to stop driving and making legal and financial plans.

Wednesday, September 2, 11:00 am – noon | REGISTER

Thursday, September 3, 1:00 am – 2 pm | REGISTER

Tuesday, September 22, 2:00 – 3:00 pm | REGISTER

Monday, September 28, 6:00 – 7:00 pm | REGISTER

Effective Communication Strategies

Teaches caregivers to decode verbal and behavioral communication by someone with Alzheimer’s and other dementias. Participants leave with strategies for meaningful connection with people in early, middle and late stage dementia.

Tuesday, September 22, 3:00-4:00 pm | REGISTER

Tuesday, September 22, 5:00-6:30 pm | REGISTER

Tuesday, September 29, 2:00-3:00 pm | REGISTER

Wednesday, September 30, 1:00-2:00 pm | REGISTER

Healthy Living for Your Brain & Body

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.

Wednesday, September 9, 11:00-noon | REGISTER

Monday, September 14, 10:00-11:00 am | REGISTER

Tuesday, September 22, 11:00 am-noon | REGISTER

Thursday, September 24, 12:00-1:00 pm | REGISTER

Thursday, September 24, 12:30-1:30 pm | REGISTER

Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities and Dementia

An overview of the prevalence of dementia for those living with an intellectual or developmental disability (IDD). Discuss warning signs and strategies to screen for dementia in those living with IDD.

Friday, September 25, 1:00-2:30 pm | REGISTER

Legal & Financial Planning for Alzheimer’s Disease

The diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease makes planning for the future more important than ever. 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.

Wednesday, September 23, 1:00-2:30 pm | REGISTER

Living with Alzheimer’s – Early Stage Care Partners

The diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease is life-changing and leads to many questions. Join us for this three-part program to discuss what you need to know, what you need to plan, and what you can do as you navigate this chapter of your life..

Three Consecutive Fridays, September 11, 18, 25, 10:00-11:30 mm | REGISTER

Living with Alzheimer’s – Middle Stage Caregivers

This three-part program will address many topics for caregivers of individuals with moderate Alzheimer’s disease, including symptoms and care needs, relationship changes, ways to maximize safety, prepare for emergencies, and access respite care.

Wednesday, September 16, 2:00-5:00 pm | REGISTER

Lo Básico, La Enfermedad de Alzheimer’s

La enfermedad de Alzheimer no es una parte normal del envejecimiento. Si usted o alguien que usted conoce está afectado por la enfermedad de Alzheimer o la demencia, es el momento de conocer los hechos. Este programa proporciona información sobre detección, causas y factores de riesgo, las etapas de la enfermedad, el tratamiento y mucho más.

Martes, 22 de Septiembre 2:00-3:00 pm | REGISTRESE

Resources for the Caregiver

Learn about resources available to caregivers.

Thursday, September 24, 2:00-4:00 pm |REGISTER

Understanding Alzheimer’s & Dementia

Learn about the impact of Alzheimer’s, the difference between Alzheimer’s and dementia, Alzheimer’s disease stages and risk factors, current research and treatments available to address some symptoms, and Alzheimer’s Association resources.

Monday, September 21, 12:00 am – 1:00 | REGISTER

Thursday, September 24, 2:00 – 3:00 pm | REGISTER

Wednesday, September 30, 6:00 – 7:00 pm | REGISTER

Understanding Dementia

If you have a family member or friend that is experiencing memory related issues or a recent diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia, this presentation series is for you. Join us for a 3-session workshop.

Three Consecutive Thursdays, September 3, 10, 17, 6:00-8:00 pm | REGISTER

Understanding & Responding to Dementia Related Behavior

Provides participants with a four-step model to address behavioral aspects of dementia. The program details the model and then applies it to some of the most common behaviors associated with the disease.

Tuesday, September 8, 10:00-11:30 am | REGISTER

Thursday, September 10, 11:30-1:00 pm | REGISTER

Thursday, September 17, 1:00-2:00 pm | REGISTER

Thursday, September 24, 1:00-2:30 pm | REGISTER

Tuesday, September 29, 1:00-2:00 pm | REGISTER

Register for any of our education programs by calling 800.272.3900 or online at alz.org/crf. You will receive connection information after you register.