Focus on families and the community facing Alzheimer’s
COMMUNITY AWARENESS EDUCATION PROGRAMS
The Alzheimer's Association is dedicated to providing education to persons with the disese, caregivers, professional and community members who are affected by Alzheimer's disease.
Education is offered in a variety of formats inlcuding monthly education sessions, speaking engagements. To schedule a speaker or for more information, call 1.800.272.3900
Living With Alzheimer's: For Caregivers
Alzheimer’s disease is not a normal part of aging. When someone is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, friends and family have many questions. Join us for this series of programs that provide answers to the questions that arise in the early, middle and late stages of the disease. Learn what you can do at each point along the way.
Viviedo con la Enfermedad de Alzheimer's para los Cuidadores
La enfermedad de Alzheimer no es parte normal de el envejecimiento. Cuando alguien es diagnosticado con la enfermedad de Alzheimer, surgen muchas preguntas entre amigos y familiares. Participe en la serie de programas que ofrecen respuestas a las preguntas que surgen durante las etapas temprana, intermedia y avanzada de la enfermedad. Aprenda lo que puede hacer en cada etapa durante el transcurso de la enfermedad.
Upcoming classes | próximas clases
Bienvivir All-Inclusive Senior Health
2300 McKinley Ave. | El Paso, TX 79930
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
To register | Para Inscribirse llame:
Bowling Family YMCA
5509 Will Ruth | El Paso, TX 79924
12:15 PM - 1:45 PM
To Register please call YMCA at
915.755.9622 (Space is Limited)
SCHEDULE / HORARIO:
2014 Calendar of Events | Calendario de Eventos
*NOTE* These meetings are ONLY for caregivers and are also available online at our Education & E-Learning site!
Other education programs available:
KNOW THE TEN SIGNS is an early detection presentation to promote public understanding of the Alzheimer’s Association 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s disease. Early diagnosis gives people with Alzheimer’s the opportunity to make key decisions about treatment, care and planning, and the power to make choices about their own health and future. This workshop is ideal for persons who may be concerned about symptoms in themselves as well as for family members who may be concerned about a loved one. The presentation can also be used for corporate or civic groups to help increase understanding and awareness of the early signs of Alzheimer’s disease/dementia.
The workshop’s information includes:
• Alzheimer’s Disease vs. typical aging
• Risk factors for Alzheimer’s: how the risks affect you
• The 10 Warning Signs
• Diagnosis: earlier is better
• If you do get a diagnosis of dementia…
• You are not alone: Resources to help
THE BASICS is a workshop for anyone who would like to know more about Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. This workshop is perfect for community presentations, corporate employee wellness meetings, church groups, civic meetings and more.
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
• Hope for the future
• Ways the Alzheimer’s Association can help
LIVING WITH ALZHEIMER'S: For People with Alzeimer's
The diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease is life-changing and leads to many questions. What will this mean for me and my family?
How do I plan for the future? Where can I get the help I need? Join us for this three-part program where you will hear from others
who have been where you are. We will discuss what you need to know, what you need to plan, and what you can do as you
navigate this chapter of your life.
LIVING WITH ALZHEIMER'S: For Younger-Onset Azheimer's
When someone under 65 is diagnosed with Younger-Onset Alzheimer’s disease or related dementia, the first reaction is often shock or denial.
This doesn’t happen to someone so young…does it? What does the diagnosis mean? What kinds of plans need to be made for everyone? What about work? What resources are available to help? Join us for this series of programs that provide answers to the questions that arise for people concerned about Younger-Onset Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia. Hear from those directly affected and learn what you need to know, what you need to plan, and what you can do to ease the impact throughout the course of the disease.