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Conversations About Dementia
When someone is showing signs of dementia, it's time to talk. The Alzheimer's Association Conversations About Dementia Program is designed to help you talk with your family family about some challenging and often uncomfortable topics around Alzheimer's and Dementia. These topics include going to the doctor to get a diagnosis or medical treatment, deciding when it is necessary to stop driving, and  making plans for managing finances and legal documents to be sure the person's wishes are carried out and the costs of future care are covered.

Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Sunrise Senior Living of Smithtown: 30 Route 111, Smithtown, NY 11787
Brain healthy lunch will be served. Registration is required. Please RSVP by Oct. 30 by contacting Danny Fowler at 631.629.6950 ext 8115 or dfowler@alz.org.


The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease
If you or someone you know is affected by Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, it’s time to learn the facts. This meeting will provide information on detection, causes and risk factors, stages of the disease and treatment, and much more. The meeting is designed to provide you with the basic information that everyone needs to know about memory loss issues and what they mean for all of us.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Courtyard Republic Airport: 2 Marriott Plaza, Farmingdale, NY 11735
Registration is required. Please RSVP by Nov. 5 by contacting Danny Fowler at 631.629.6950 ext 8115 or dfowler@alz.org.


Reconozca los Sintomas de la Enfermedad Alzheimer’s
Los asistentes aprenderan la diferencia entre el envejecimiento normal y la enfermedad Alzheimer's, los beneficios de deteccion temprana igual que indicaciones para el seguimiento a las preocupaciones que los asistentes puedan tener acerca de si mismo o acerca de sus queridos.

Sabado, 15 de noviembre, 2014 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
Maria Regina Residence: 1725 Brentwood Road, Brentwood, NY 11717 Edificio #1, Entrada Principal Estacionamiento disponible
SE RECOMIENDA REGISTRARSE: LLAME A 631-629-6950 O POR INTERNET: CANASTASIA@ALZ.ORG
***Se ofrecerá un desayuno sencillo


Know the 10 Signs
The warning signs of Alzheimer’s disease are often dismissed as the side effects of normal aging.  If you or someone you know is experience memory loss or behavioral changes, learn the 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s disease, separate myth from reality, and hear directly from people impacted by Alzheimer’s.

Thursday, November 20, 2014, 1:30-2:30 p.m.
St. Anne's Gardens: 80 Second Avenue, Brentwood, NY 11717

Thursday, November 20, 2014, 3-4:30 p.m.
Sunrise Senior Living of Dix Hills: 337 Deer Park Avenue, Dix Hills, NY 11746

Registration is required. Please RSVP by Nov. 18 by contacting Danny Fowler at 631.629.6950 ext 8115 or dfowler@alz.org.



For more information about Alzheimer's Association Long Island Chapter educational opportunities, please call 800.272.3900.


 

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