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Educational Programs are free unless noted*

If you are interested in Early Stage Education Programs, click here.

Para los programas en español por favor haga clic aquí.

PALM BEACH COUNTY


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

Thursday, April 27th, 2017
@ 2:00pm
Alzheimer's Association - West Palm Beach Office
3333 Forest Hill Blvd., West Palm Beach, FL 33406
For info, contact Jenifer Brito at 561-967-0047


Effective Communication Strategies
Communication is more than just talking and listening – it’s also about sending and receiving messages through attitude, tone of voice, facial expressions and body language. As people with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias progress in their journey and the ability to use words is lost, families need new ways to connect. Join us to explore how communication takes place when someone has Alzheimer’s, learn to decode the verbal and behavioral messages delivered by someone with dementia, and identify strategies to help you connect and communicate at each stage of the disease.

Thursday, May 25th, 2017
@ 2:00pm
Alzheimer's Association - West Palm Beach Office
3333 Forest Hill Blvd., West Palm Beach, FL 33406
For info, contact Jenifer Brito at 561-967-0047

BROWARD COUNTY


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. The workshop’s information includes: · Symptoms and effects of Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia · How Alzheimer’s affects the brain · Causes and risk factors · How to find out if it’s Alzheimer’s disease · The benefits of early detection · How to address a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease · Stages of the disease · Treatment · Hope for the future · Ways the Alzheimer’s Association can help

Thursday, May 11th, 2017
@ 1:00pm - 2:30pm
 Southwest Regional Library - Teen Room - First Floor
16835 Sheridan St., Pembroke Pines
For info, contact Chris Dragomer at cdragomer@alz.org


MIAMI-DADE COUNTY


Lo Básico: La Pérdida de Memoria, La Demencia, y La Enfermedad de Alzheimer
The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease
**(Program will be conducted in Spanish)  (El programa será en español)

(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.)
Lo Básico: La Pérdida De Memoria, La Demencia, Y La Enfermedad de Alzheimer es un taller presentado por la Asociación de Alzheimer, para cualquier persona a quien le gustaría saber más sobre la enfermedad de Alzheimer y las demencias relacionadas.
Aprenda sobre: • Los síntomas y efectos de la enfermedad de Alzheimer y otros tipos de demencia • Cómo Alzheimer afecta el cerebro • Las causas y los factores de riesgo • Cómo descubrir si es Alzheimer o no • Los beneficios de la detección temprana • Las etapas de la enfermedad • Tratamientos • Esperanzas para el futuro • Maneras en las cuales la asociación de Alzheimer le puede ayudar
 
 Saturday, April 22, 2017/Sábado, 22 de abril, 2017
 10:00 AM- 12:00PM
 Alzheimer’s   Association Southeast Florida
 2828 Coral Way, Suite #505 Miami, 33145
Para más información y para confirmar su asistencia  por favor llame a
Gloria Orlandi –Kass al 305-835-2451 ext 401  or via email a: mailto:gorlandikasa@alz.org

Living with Alzheimer's:  For Middle Stage Caregiver
In the middle stage of Alzheimer's disease, those who were care partners now become hands-on caregivers.  Join us for this 3-part series and hear caregivers and professionals discuss helpful strategies to provide safe, effective and comfortable care in the middle stage of Alzheimer's.

Wednesday:  May 3, 2017, May 10, 2017, and  May 17, 2017
@ 2:00pm
Alzheimer's Association - Miami Office
2828 Coral Way, Suite #505 Miami, 33145

These presentations will also be offered in Google Hangouts
To RSVP, and for more information, please contact Gloria Orlandi-Kass at 305-835-2451

Effective Communication Strategies
Communication is more than just talking and listening – it’s also about sending and receiving messages through attitude, tone of voice, facial expressions and body language. As people with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias progress in their journey and the ability to use words is lost, families need new ways to connect. Join us to explore how communication takes place when someone has Alzheimer’s, learn to decode the verbal and behavioral messages delivered by someone with dementia, and identify strategies to help you connect and communicate at each stage of the disease.

Friday, May 12, 2017
@ 2:00pm
Alzheimer's Association - Miami Office
2828 Coral Way, Suite #505 Miami, 33145
To RSVP, and for more information, please contact Gloria Orlandi-Kass at gorlandikass@alz.org 305-835-2451
     

TREASURE COAST


Family Caregiver Workshop:  Everyday Tools and Strategies for Caring for Someone with a Memory Impairment
A one of a kind event where caregivers are the focus!  Learn real techniques, tips and insights that will enhance the care you provide your loved one.  Complimentary lunch and refreshments will be provided.

Tuesday, April 25th, 2017
9:00am - 2:00pm
Location:  Kane Center, 900 SE Salerno Rd., Stuart, FL
RSVP to Senior Helpers: 772.463.1112


The Caregiver Education meeting: Caregiver Education (various topics)
Treasure Coast Hospice
1201 SE Indian Street, Stuart 34997
Offered Quarterly the Last Wednesday of the month in January, April, July, & October; 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM
Quarterly education meeting with a variety of guest speakers geared towards those taking care of a loved one with a memory loss disorder, or seeking information about memory loss disorders. No RSVP needed.

Next meeting:  Wednesday, April 26th, 2017
Topic:  Stress Relief for Caregivers
Studies indicate that pet therapy is beneficial not only for caregivers, but also for people with memory loss disorders.
Speakers:  Therapy Teams The Humane Society of the Treasure Coast Wendy Mahood, Treasure Coast Hospice

 



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