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Rock River Area Upcoming Family Caregiver Education Programs

January-June 2013

** Registration is required at least a day in advance of the program.
**Please CLICK HERE for a printable flyer.

**See bottom of page for program descriptions.

JANUARY

The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer’s
Wed., Jan. 16 12:30-2:30 p.m.
Rock River Branch, 93 S. Hennepin Ave., Dixon

Train Your Brain
Wednesdays, Jan. 30-March 6 2-3:30 p.m.
Materials cost: $30/person
Rock River Branch, 93 S. Hennepin Ave., Dixon

FEBRUARY

The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer’s
Fri., Feb. 8 12:30-2:30 p.m.
Whiteside County Senior Center, 1207 W. Ninth St., Sterling

Legal and Financial Matters
Tues., Feb. 19 5–7 p.m.
Rock River Branch, 93 S. Hennepin Ave., Dixon

MARCH

Know the 10 Signs
Tues., March 5 6–8 p.m.
Rock River Branch, 93 S. Hennepin Ave., Dixon

Living with Alzheimer’s-Early Stage
March 19-21 2-4 p.m. each day
Rock River Branch, 93 S. Hennepin Ave., Dixon

APRIL

The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer’s
Wed., April 24 6-8 p.m.
Rock River Branch, 93 S. Hennepin Ave., Dixon

MAY

Train Your Brain
Mondays, May 6-June 17 6-8 p.m.
Materials cost: $30/person
Rock River Branch, 93 S. Hennepin Ave., Dixon

JUNE

Reconnect: Interacting with Dementia
Wed., June 19 1-3 p.m.
Rock River Branch, 93 S. Hennepin Ave., Dixon


PROGRAM DESCRIPTIONS

The Basics. Discover more about symptoms, causes and risk factors for Alzheimer’s & dementia; the benefits of early detection; treatment options; stages of the disease; and ways the Association can help.

Know the 10 Signs. Learn the 10 warning signs of Alzheimer’s and why early detection is crucial.

Legal and Financial Series. Local attorneys & financial planners discuss with participants legal & financial issues caregivers face and steps they should take to plan for the future

Living with Alzheimer’s — Early Stage. Caregivers will learn strategies needed to cope with a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s and discuss how to maintain quality of life while planning for the future. Participants will go over the symptoms of early stage Alzheimer’s and discuss legal and financial issues.

Reconnect: Interacting with Dementia. This program offers strategies on improving overall communication skills in connecting with memory-impaired individuals, and describes ways to respond to behavioral changes.

Train Your Brain. Are you a healthy 40+ and want to stay at the top of your game? This fun, 6-week program features guest speakers on different brain-health topics.


 

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