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Living with Alzheimer's Education Series

 

 

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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 - coming soon.

 

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)
Date: Thursday, January 8, 2015
Time: 6:30-8 p.m.
Location: Country Meadows, 5955 Quinn Orchard Road, Frederick MD
Registration is free and a light dinner will be served
Register: 301.228.2249
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Living with Alzheimer's: For Caregivers (Early Stage)
Dates: Tuesdays, April 7, 14 and 21, 2015 (attendance is flexible, may attend one, two or all three)
Times: 1-3 p.m. for all sessions
Location: MAC, Inc. Area Agency on Aging, 909 Progress Circle, Salisbury, MD 21801
Registration: Free. Contact Amy Schine at 410.749.4940 or amys@geried.com
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Living with Alzheimer's: For Caregivers (Middle Stage)
Dates: Tuesdays, April 28, May 5 and 12, 2015 (attendance is flexible, may attend one, two or all three)
Times: 1-3 p.m. for all sessions
Location: MAC, Inc. Area Agency on Aging, 909 Progress Circle, Salisbury, MD 21801
Registration: Free. Contact Amy Schine at 410.749.4940 or amys@geried.com
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Living with Alzheimer's: For Caregivers (Late Stage)
Dates: Tuesdays, May 19 and 26, 2015 (attendance is flexible, may attend one or both)
Times: 1-3 p.m. for all sessions
Location: MAC, Inc. Area Agency on Aging, 909 Progress Circle, Salisbury, MD 21801
Registration: Free. Contact Amy Schine at 410.749.4940 or amys@geried.com
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