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To request a program in your community: 
Please email alzsc@alz.org or call 800-272-3900.
Family caregivers: If you need an in-home care sitter in order to attend any of these programs, learn how to access this service at no cost by calling the Alzheimer’s Association at least two weeks in advance at 800-272-3900.
Prefer to learn online? Most of the workshops below are also available as free e-learning courses. Check them out!

 

 

13th Annual Alzheimer's Education Conference in Charleston

Friday, September 12, 2014
Trident Technical College Conference Center
Building 920, Main Campus
7000 Rivers Avenue, North Charleston, SC 29406

Keynote Speaker:  Keith Fargo, PhD
Director of Scientific Programs & Outreach, Medical & Scientific Relations Department,
Alzheimer’s Association National Office

Guest Speaker:  Jacobo Mintzer, MD, MBA
Executive Director, Clinical Biotechnology Research Institute,
Roper St. Francis Healthcare

View conference brochure

For more information, please call the Alzheimer's Association at 843-571-2641.

 

 

Know the 10 Signs: Early Detection Matters

If you or someone you know is experiencing memory loss or behavioral changes, it's times to learn the facts.  Early detection of Alzheimer's disease gives you a chance to begin drug therapy, enroll in clinical studies and plan for the future.  This free, interactive workshop features video clips from the perspective of people with Alzheimer's disease.

Monday, September 22, 2014 - Winnsboro
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Fairfield County Council on Aging
210 E Washington St, Winnsboro, SC
Please pre-register by 9/17: 800-272-3900 or jill.smith@alz.org

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - Bluffton
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Sponsored by Bloom at Bluffton
800 Fording Island Rd, Bluffton, SC  29910
Call the Alzheimer's Association to register: 843-571-2641.

Wednesday, October 7, 2014 - Pawleys Island
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Frances P. Bunnelle Foundation Building
8263 Ocean Highway, Pawleys Island, SC 29585
RSVP to Natalie: 843-213-1516.

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - Myrtle Beach
5:30-7:00 PM. Dinner starts at 5:30 and presentation to follow at 6.
If attending please bring a covered dish to share for dinner.
Celebration Presbyterian Church 
2300 Carolina Forest Blvd, Myrtle Beach, SC 29579
RSVP requested by 11/4 to (843) 903-0308 (church office).

 

Living with Alzheimer's for Caregivers: Middle Stage - A 3-part series

In the middle stage of Alzheimer’s disease, care partners now become hands-on caregivers. During this three-part series, you will hear caregivers and professionals discuss helpful strategies to provide safe, effective and comfortable care.

October 6, 13, & 20, 2014 
1:00- 2:30 PM
The Bunnelle Center
8263B Ocean Highway, Pawleys Island.

Please RSVP to Natalie Bankowski (843)213-1516 so that we have enough materials.

 

 

All About Alzheimers

Join us during National Caregivers’ Month for All About Alzheimer's, a day of education, resources and support especially for family caregivers and direct care workers.

Wednesday, November 5, 2014
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM | lunch provided
Brookland Banquet & Conference Center
1066 Sunset Blvd, West Columbia

Providing care for someone with Alzheimer's disease or dementia can be challenging. We invite you to join us for a day off to help you recharge and take advantage of resources that are available to help.

Click here to learn more or to register. No cost to attend, but registration is required by Oct. 31.

Sponsored by AARP, the Catawba Area Agency on Aging, and the Alzheimer's Association, in collaboration with the USC Office for the Study of Aging and Healthy Connections (DHHS).

 



 


 

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