The Alzheimer’s Association is committed to educating our early stage constituents, as well as family and professional caregivers. Are you interested in having one of our knowledgeable presenters provide an informative lecture on one of the following topics? All presentations are approximately 1- 2 hours.
□ The Basics of Alzheimer’s: Learn the fundamentals and stages of Alzheimer’s disease.
□ The 10 Warning Signs: Learn why early detection matters and how to recognize early signs.
□ Conversations About Dementia: Addressing sensitive subjects related to loss of independence.
□ Effective Communication Strategies: Learn to decode the verbal and behavioral messages delivered by someone with dementia.
□ Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related Behaviors: Learn to decode behavioral messages, identify common behavior triggers, and learn strategies to help intervene with some of the most common behavioral challenges of Alzheimer’s disease.
□ Healthy Habits for a Healthier You: Learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement.
□ Living with Alzheimer’s for Caregivers:
□ Early Stage Caregiving
□ Middle Stage Caregiving
□ Late Stage Caregiving
□ Living with Alzheimer’s for People with Alzheimer’s:
□ Part 1: Learn and plan for changes that accompany your diagnosis.
□ Part 2: Disclosing your diagnosis to others, daily coping strategies.
□ Part 3: Learn about community resources and getting support.
□ Living with Alzheimer’s for People with Younger-Onset (age 65 and below)
□ Legal and Financial Issues of Alzheimer’s Disease: Discusses legal planning and various government and social service resources (Medicaid, Veteran’s Benefits, etc.).