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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!
 

Know the 10 Signs

The warning signs of Alzheimer’s disease are often dismissed as side effects of normal aging. If you or someone you know is experiencing memory loss or behavioral changes, it’s time to learn the facts. Early detection gives you a chance to begin drug therapy, enroll in clinical studies and plan for the future. Attend this training to learn the 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s disease. We’ll separate myth from reality and address commonly-held fears about Alzheimer’s in America. Hear from people who have the disease and find out how to recognize the signs in yourself and others.
Tuesday, February 3, 2015
9:00 - 10:00 AM
Inlet Square Mall, in the meeting room 
12125 HWY 17 Bypass, Murrells Inlet 
Questions? Contact Shanna Scott at 843-651-6990 X203.
Thursday, February 12, 2015
10:00 - 11:00 AM  
Covenant Towers (in the dining room) 
5001 Little River Road, Myrtle Beach
Questions?  Contact Regina Kastner at 843-692-1634 or regina.kastner@hcahealthcare.com.
 

Take Care of Yourself: A Lunch-n-Learn for Family Caregivers

Wednesday, February 11, 2015
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Main Street United Methodist Church 
300 N. Main Street, Abbeville 

Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP by 2/9/15 to Ann Davis 864-366-0097 annjefferies@wctel.net.




 

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Join us during Black History Month for Your Health, a free education conference especially for the African American community.

Friday, February 20th, 2015
Founders Hall at Charles Towne Landing Historic Site
1500 Old Towne Road, Charleston

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM | Check-in
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM | Program 

Registration required by February 13th!  Click here to learn more and register for this free program!

 

Caregiver Stress Check

Join us for a discussion of  what caregivers need to know to stay healthy and how to recognize and manage caregiver stress.

Tuesday, March 10, 2015
7:00 - 8:00 PM
Ridge Spring Library  
636 E. Main Street, Ridge Spring 29129 
Questions?  Contact Debbie Watson at 803-687-1087.  

 

Navigating the Journey of Alzheimer's and Dementia

An education series offered in Greenville and Anderson -- see details below.

Greenville series - offered every Wednesday in April, 10:00- 11:00 AM!

1. Know the 10 Signs (April 8)
2. The Basics of Alzheimer's (April 15)
3. Effective Communication (April 22)
4. Understanding & Responding to Dementia-Related Behaviors (April 29)

This series is hosted at The Haven, located at 355 Berkmans Lane, Greenville.
Questions?  Contact Amy Robinson at 864-467-0031 or arobinson@5sqc.com.

Anderson series - offered every Thursday in April, 2:30 - 4:00 PM!

1. Know the 10 Signs (April 9)
2. The Basics of Alzheimer's (April 16)
3. Effective Communication (April 23)
4. Understanding & Responding to Dementia-Related Behaviors (April 30)" "Refreshments will be served!

This series is hosted at The Garden House, 201 Edgebrook Drive, Anderson.
Questions?  Contact Kathleen Guilbault at 864-964-5668  or director@gardenhouseanderson.com.

 

Dementia Conversations: Driving , Doctor Visits, Legal & Financial Planning

This workshop will offer tips on how to have honest and caring conversations with family members about deciding when to stop driving, going to the doctor, and making legal and financial plans.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015
10: 30 AM – 12:00 PM
Alzheimer’s Association, Midlands Area Office (1st floor conference room)
140 Stoneridge Drive, Columbia
Please call to pre-register: 800-272-3900.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015
10:30 - 11:30 AM
Mt.Zion Baptist Church
365 Parkersville Road, Pawleys Island
Questions? Contact Natalie Bankowski at 843-213-1516 or nbankowski@alz.org.

 

Know the 10 Signs, Early Detection Matters

The warning signs of Alzheimer’s disease are often dismissed as side effects of normal aging. If you or someone you know is experiencing memory loss or behavioral changes, it’s time to learn the facts. Early detection gives you a chance to begin drug therapy, enroll in clinical studies and plan for the future. Attend this training to learn the 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s disease. We’ll separate myth from reality and address commonly-held fears about Alzheimer’s in America. Hear from people who have the disease and find out how to recognize the signs in yourself and others.

Tuesday, May 12, 2015
10: 30 AM – 12:00 PM
Alzheimer’s Association, Midlands Area Office (1st floor conference room)
140 Stoneridge Drive, Columbia
Please call to pre-register: 800-272-3900.

 

The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s disease is not a normal part of aging. If you or someone you know is affected by Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, it’s time to learn the facts. This program provides information on detection, causes and risk factors, stages of the disease, treatment, and much more.

Tuesday, June 9, 2015
10: 30 AM – 12:00 PM
Alzheimer’s Association, Midlands Area Office (1st floor conference room)
140 Stoneridge Drive, Columbia
Please call to pre-register: 800-272-3900.

 

Dementia Conversations: Driving , Doctor Visits, Legal & Financial Planning

This workshop will offer tips on how to have honest and caring conversations with family members about deciding when to stop driving, going to the doctor, and making legal and financial plans.

Tuesday, July 21, 2015
10: 30 AM – 12:00 PM
Alzheimer’s Association, Midlands Area Office (1st floor conference room)
140 Stoneridge Drive, Columbia
Please call to pre-register: 800-272-3900.

 

The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s disease is not a normal part of aging. If you or someone you know is affected by Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, it’s time to learn the facts. This program provides information on detection, causes and risk factors, stages of the disease, treatment, and much more.

Tuesday, August 18, 2015
10: 30 AM – 12:00 PM
Alzheimer’s Association, Midlands Area Office (1st floor conference room)
140 Stoneridge Drive, Columbia
Please call to pre-register: 800-272-3900.

 

Know the 10 Signs, Early Detection Matters

The warning signs of Alzheimer’s disease are often dismissed as side effects of normal aging. If you or someone you know is experiencing memory loss or behavioral changes, it’s time to learn the facts. Early detection gives you a chance to begin drug therapy, enroll in clinical studies and plan for the future. Attend this training to learn the 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s disease. We’ll separate myth from reality and address commonly-held fears about Alzheimer’s in America. Hear from people who have the disease and find out how to recognize the signs in yourself and others.

Tuesday, September 15, 2015
10: 30 AM – 12:00 PM
Alzheimer’s Association, Midlands Area Office (1st floor conference room)
140 Stoneridge Drive, Columbia
Please call to pre-register: 800-272-3900.

Wednesday, September 23, 2015
3:00 - 4:00 PM
Frances P. Bunnelle Center 
8263B Ocean Highway, Pawleys Island 
Please RSVP to Natalie Bankowski at 843-213-1516 or nbankowski@alz.org.


 

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