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Living with Alzheimer's Education Series

 

Living with Alzheimer's: For People with Dementia is an interactive three-part program where you will have a chance to hear from others who have been where you are. We will discuss what you need to know, what you need to plan and what you can do to navigate this chapter of your life.

This program will cover information for people with a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia.

Topics covered will include:
• Understanding Alzheimer’s disease and memory loss
• Partnering with your medical team
• Effective communication and telling others about the diagnosis
• Coping with changes and making decisions
• Daily strategies and safety issues
• Opportunities for supporting research
• Resources for people with early-stage Alzheimer's disease

For more information on Living with Alzheimer’s: For People with Dementia, contact Yolanda Wright at ywright@alz.org or 800.272.3900.

 

Upcoming dates and locations

Living with Alzheimer's: For People with Dementia (Middle Stage)
Dates: Thursdays, September 17 and 24, 2015
Times: 6:30-8 p.m. for all sessions
Location: Harford County Sheriff's Office, 1305 Pulaski Highway, Edgewood, MD 21040
Registration: Free. For pre-screening and to register contact Yolanda Wright at ywright@alz.org or 800.272.3900

Living with Alzheimer's: For People with Dementia (Early Stage)
Dates: Thursdays, October 1, 8 and 15, 2015
Times: 4:30 - 6 p.m. for all sessions
Location: Somerford Place Hagerstown, 10116 Sharpsburg Pike, Hagerstown, MD 21740
Registration: Free. To register, contact Somerford Place at 301.791.9221
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Living with Alzheimer's: For Caregivers is a series of education programs that provide answers to the questions that arise in the early, middle and late stages of the disease. Hear from those directly affected and learn what you need to know, what you need to plan and what you can do at each point along the way.

This program will cover information for caregivers of people with:
• Early-stage Alzheimer’s disease
• Middle-stage Alzheimer’s disease
• Late-stage Alzheimer’s disease

Topics covered will include:
• Developing a care team
• Legal and financial planning
• Coping strategies
• Care and treatment options
• Communicating and connecting
• Maximizing independence

For more information on Living with Alzheimer’s: For Caregivers, contact Junnell Daniels at  mailto:jsample@alz.org or 800.272.3900.

 

Upcoming dates and locations

Living with Alzheimer's: For Caregivers (Late Stage)
Dates: Thursday, August 27, September 3 and 10, 2015
Times: 4:30-5:30 p.m. for all sessions
Location: Somerford Hagerstown, 10116 Sharsburg Pike, Hagerstown, MD
Registration: Free. To register contact Seri Evans at 301.791.9221
Respite care is available, contact Sheri Evans for information at 301.791.9221

Living with Alzheimer's: For Caregivers (Middle Stage)
Dates: Thursdays, September 17 and 24, 2015
Times: 6:30-8 p.m. for all sessions
Location: Harford County Sheriff's Office, 1305 Pulaski Highway, Edgewood, MD 21040
Registration: Free. To register contact Junnell Daniels at jdaniels@alz.org or 800.272.3900

Living with Alzheimer's: For Caregivers (Early Stage)
Dates: Thursdays, October 1, 8 and 15, 2015
Times: 4:30 - 6 p.m. for all sessions
Location: Somerford Place Hagerstown, 10116 Sharpsburg Pike, Hagerstown, MD 21740
Registration: Free. To register, contact Somerford Place at 301.791.9221
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Living with Alzheimer's: For Caregivers (Late Stage)
Dates: Thursdays, October 22 and 29, 2015
Times: 6:30-8 p.m.
Location: Gilchrist Hospice Care, 1311 McCormick Road, Suite 350, Hunt Valley, MD 21031
Registration: Free. To register, contact Junnell Daniels at jdaniels@alz.org or 800.272.3900

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