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Alzheimer’s Association meet-up events are social\cultural activities for individuals with mild memory loss and their family members, friends and/or other supporters.      

Meet-Up Events Calendar


Registration is required. To register for any of the meet-up events, contact Deb Bryer, at 800.272.3900 or stlfamilyservices@alz.org

Oct-Dec 2014 Calendar and tip sheet (PDF)

Friday, October 24 | Noon
Fall Color Tour
Carpool from the Alzheimer’s Association office
9370 Olive  Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63132
Cost: $15/car for ferry plus $15/person for lunch at Pere Marquette Lodge
Carpool from the Alzheimer’s Association office (leaving at noon).  Take the Grafton Ferry across the Mississippi River and continue to the Pere Marquette Lodge for a family-style chicken lunch (drink & dessert included).  Return by Ferry to the Alzheimer’s Association office.

Saturday, November 8 | 11:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. (registration opens at 11 a.m.)
Care and Conquer Education Series*
Community Commons of the Spencer Road Library
427 Spencer Road, St. Peters, MO 63376
Cost: $10/person (includes lunch).  Scholarships available for those facing financial hardship
This program is specially designed for people in the early stages of memory loss and for family caregivers caring for those in all stages.  Featured speakers are Dr. Joseph Flaherty, professor of Medicine at St. Louis University, who will discuss the importance of early diagnosis and treatment, as well as non-pharmacologic interventions.  Shelly McGuire,  Activity Consultant for McKnight Place, will speak about practical ways to use activities at home and in groups.  There will be a breakout for caregivers, as well as for people with memory loss. 

* Care and Conquer Education Series
Please note there are other Care and Conquer Education Series programs at other locations and dates.  The other programs in the series do NOT include programming designed specifically for people with memory loss.  Please call our 24/7 Helpline at 800.272.3900 for information.

Thursday, November 13 | Noon – 1:30 p.m.
Commemorative Air Force Museum & Hangar Tour

St. Charles County Airport Smartt Field
6390 Grafton Ferry Road, Portage Des Sioux, MO, 63373
Cost: $2.00
Meet at this self-supporting, all volunteer museum for an opportunity to learn about Air Force history and get close-up views of historic World War II aircraft.

Wednesday, December 3 | 10:30 a.m.
The Silver Stages Series:  Forever Young

Missouri History Museum
5700 Lindell Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63112
Cost: Free
Holiday favorites from a Combined Senior Chorus.  The 30 participants are members of the Gatesworth Singers, from the Gatesworth at One McKnight Place and the Covenant Chorale from Covenant Place.  Directed by Robert Denison.


MedicAlert + Alzheimer’s Association Safe Return®: It’s easy for a person with memory loss to get separated or lost in an unfamiliar setting. We recommend enrolling in MedicAlert + Alzheimer’s Association Safe Return.

Caregiver Tip Sheet: Participating in Community Activities/Programs (pdf)


 

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