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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 (Early Stage)
Dates: Thursdays, February 18, 25 and March 3 (snow date: March 10)
Time: 1-2 p.m.
Location: Citizens Care & Rehabilitation Center, 1920 Rosemont Avenue, Frederick, MD 21702
Registration: Light refreshments provided. Contact Susan Dwyer at 301.696.0315 ext. 112 or susdwyer@alz.org

 

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 jdaniels@alz.org or 800.272.3900.

Upcoming dates and locations

Living with Alzheimer's: For Caregivers (Late Stage)
Dates: Wednesdays, January 13 and 27 (NOTE DATE CHAGE)
Time: 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
Location: Talbot Senior Center, 400 Brookletts Avenue, Easton, MD 21601
Registration: Contact Teresa Greene at 410.822.2869 ext. 222 or tgreene@uppershoreaging.org

Living with Alzheimer's: For Caregivers (Middle Stage)
Dates: Wednesdays, January 27, February 3 and 10
Time: 12-1:30 p.m.
Location: Somerford House, 2100 Whittier Drive, Frederick, MD 21702
Registration: Lunch will be provided. Contact Cathy Hanson at 301.696.0315, ext. 113 or chanson@alz.org

Living with Alzheimer's: For Caregivers (Early Stage)
Dates: Thursdays, February 18, 25 and March 3 (snow date: March 10)
Time: 1-2 p.m.
Location: Citizens Care & Rehabilitation Center, 1920 Rosemont Avenue, Frederick, MD 21702
Registration: Light refreshments provided. Contact Susan Dwyer at 301.696.0315 ext. 112

Living with Alzheimer's: For Caregivers (Early Stage)
Dates: Tuesdays, April 12, 19 and 26
Time: 1-3 p.m.
Location: MAC, Inc. Area Agency on Aging, 909 Progress Circle, Salisbury, MD 21804
Registration: Contact Amy Schine at 410.749.4940 or amys@geried.com

Living with Alzheimer's: For Caregivers (Middle Stage)
Dates: Tuesdays, May 3, 10 and 17
Time: 1-3 p.m.
Location: MAC, Inc. Area Agency on Aging, 909 Progress Circle, Salisbury, MD 21804
Registration: Contact Amy Schine at 410.749.4940 or amys@geried.com

Living with Alzheimer's: For Caregivers (Late Stage)
Dates: Tuesdays, May 24 and 31
Time: 1-3 p.m.
Location: MAC, Inc. Area Agency on Aging, 909 Progress Circle, Salisbury, MD 21804
Registration: Contact Amy Schine at 410.749.4940 or amys@geried.com

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