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2018 Family & Community Education Calendar
January - June


Jan.   |   Feb.   |   Mar.   |   Apr.   |   May   |   Jun.

PLEASE NOTE: Registered participants will be notified by telephone if a program is canceled due to inclement weather or other factors. Unless otherwise notified, participants can assume that all programs will proceed as scheduled.

JANUARY

Wednesday, Jan. 4
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Hamilton County

Memories in the Museum

What: This program is designed for visitors with memory loss and their guests. Each session will include a tour of an exhibition, light refreshments, and an opportunity to participate in making art. Participants will observe and engage in conversation about artwork within three of Cincinnati's historic art institutions.
Topic: The Western Landscape Discovered
Where: Taft Museum of Art, 316 Pike St., Cincinnati, OH  45202
Cost: Free. Registration required.
Registration: Call Joan Hock at 800-272-3900.


Mondays, Jan. 8,15,22,29 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Hamilton County

Memories in the Making and Time for Caregivers

What: A program designed for people in the early to middle stages of cognitive impairment and their primary family caregivers. This program has two parts: the first is Memories in the Making®, a creative arts program for people with Alzheimer’s or another dementia, and the second is Time for Caregivers, a separate session for family caregivers with a focus on wellness and stress reduction.
Where: Journey to Hope Center, 703 Compton Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45231
Cost: Free. Limit two per family.
Registration: Call Joan Hock at 800-272-3900

 

Thursdays, Jan.11,18,25 
10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Hamilton County

Memories in the Making and Time for Caregivers

What: A program designed for people in the early to middle stages of cognitive impairment and their primary family caregivers. This program has two parts: the first is Memories in the Making®, a creative arts program for people with Alzheimer’s or another dementia, and the second is Time for Caregivers, a separate session for family caregivers with a focus on wellness and stress reduction.
Where: Evendale Cultural Arts Center, 10500 Reading Rd. Cincinnati, OH 45241
Cost: Free. Limit two per family.
Registration: Call Joan Hock at 800-272-3900

 

Thursdays, Jan.11,18,25 
10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m
 
 Kenton County Memories in the Making and Time for Caregivers 

 What: A program designed for people in the early to middle stages of cognitive impairment and their primary family caregivers. This program has two parts: the first is Memories in the Making®, a creative arts program for people with Alzheimer’s or another dementia, and the second is Time for Caregivers, a separate session for family caregivers with a focus on wellness and stress reduction.
Where: Hellmann Creative Center, 321 West LK/12th Street, Covington, KY  41011
Cost: Free. Limit two per family.
Registration: Call Joan Hock at 800-272-3900

 

 
Tuesday, January 9
1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Hamilton County  Know the 10 Signs 

What: The 10 signs are a key tool in promoting recognition of common changes that may facilitate early detection and diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease or another dementia. Early detection is vital in providing the best opportunities for treatment, support and planning for the future.
Where: Alzheimer's Association, 3rd floor conference room, 644 Linn St., Cincinnati, OH  45203
Cost: Free but registration is requested.
Registration: Click here for a registration form or call the Alzheimer's Association, 800-272-3900.
To register online click here.

Saturday, January 13 & 20
9 - 1 p.m.
Hamilton  County

What Families Need to Know When the Diagnosis is Alzheimer's disease or related dementia

What: This series of education sessions  provides an opportunity for families to learn and share together in an informal setting the challenges of caring for someone with Alzheimer's disease or related dementia. There are 4 presentations which deal with the nature and progression of the disease, changes in communication and behavior, legal planning, coping strategies and community resources. Topics are presented by experts in their fields, including physicians, nurses, social workers and attorneys.
Where: Bethesda North Trihealth Hospital, 10500 Montgomery Rd., Cincinnati, OH  45242
Cost: Free but registration is required
Registration: Click here for a registration form or call the Alzheimer's Association, 800-272-3900.
To register online click here.

Wednesday, January 24 & 31
12 - 4 p.m.
Gallia County  What Families Need to Know When the Diagnosis is Alzheimer's disease or related dementia 

What: This series of education sessions  provides an opportunity for families to learn and share together in an informal setting the challenges of caring for someone with Alzheimer's disease or related dementia. There are 4 presentations which deal with the nature and progression of the disease, changes in communication and behavior, legal planning, coping strategies and community resources. Topics are presented by experts in their fields, including physicians, nurses, social workers and attorneys.
Where: Thaler Building, 2881 State Route 160, Gallipolis, OH  45631
Cost: Free but registration is required
Registration: Click here for a registration form or call the Alzheimer's Association, 800-272-3900.
 

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FEBRUARY

Wednesday, February 1
10:00  a.m.- 12:00 p.m.

Hamilton County

Memories in the Museum


What:
This program is designed for visitors with memory loss and their guests. Each session will include a tour of an exhibition, light refreshments, and an opportunity to participate in making art. Participants will observe and engage in conversation about artwork within three of Cincinnati's historic art institutions.
Topic: Photos: Fact or Fiction
Where:  Contemporary Arts Center, 44 E. 6th St., Cincinnati, OH 45202
Cost: Free. Registration required.
Registration: Call Alzheimer's Association at 800-272-3900.

 

Thursdays, Feb. 1,8,15,22
10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Hamilton County

Memories in the Making and Time for Caregivers

What: A program designed for people in the early to middle stages of cognitive impairment and their primary family caregivers. This program has two parts: the first is Memories in the Making®, a creative arts program for people with Alzheimer’s or another dementia, and the second is Time for Caregivers, a separate session for family caregivers with a focus on wellness and stress reduction.
Where: Evendale Cultural Arts Center, 10500 Reading Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45241
Cost: Free. Limit two per family.
Registration: Call Joan Hock at 800-272-3900

Mondays, Feb. 5,12,19,26  10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Hamilton County

Memories in the Making and Time for Caregivers

What: A program designed for people in the early to middle stages of cognitive impairment and their primary family caregivers. This program has two parts: the first is Memories in the Making®, a creative arts program for people with Alzheimer’s or another dementia, and the second is Time for Caregivers, a separate session for family caregivers with a focus on wellness and stress reduction.
Where: Journey to Hope Center, 703 Compton Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45231 (near Winton Rd.)
Cost: Free. Limit two per family.
Registration: Call Joan Hock at 810-272-3900 for more information

Thursdays, Feb.1,8,15,22
10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Kenton County  Memories in the Making and Time for Caregivers

 What: A program designed for people in the early to middle stages of cognitive impairment and their primary family caregivers. This program has two parts: the first is Memories in the Making®, a creative arts program for people with Alzheimer’s or another dementia, and the second is Time for Caregivers, a separate session for family caregivers with a focus on wellness and stress reduction.
Where: Hellmann Creative Center, 321 West LK/12th Street, Covington, KY  41011
Cost: Free. Limit two per family.
Registration: Call Joan Hock at 800-272-3900

 

Wednesday, February 7
1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Hamilton County Effective Communication Strategies
What: 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. Join us to explore how communication takes place when someone has Alzheimer's.
Where: Alzheimer's Association, 3rd floor conference room, 644 Linn St., Cincinnati, OH  45203
Cost: Free, but registration is required.
Registration: Click here for registration form or call 800-272-3900.
To register online click here.
Saturday, February 10
1 - 2:30 p.m.
Hamilton County  Your Brain on Movement
What: Cynthia Allen, senior trainer in Movement Intelligence and Guild Certified Feldenkrais practitioner, will be guiding the group through a series of introductory movements. Through these unique movement patterns, the brain is triggered to rewire, generating ne brain cell with every sequence. This class is for persons with memory loss and their care partners. All will be able to participate in the class.
Where: Future Life Now, 4138 Hamilton Ave., Cincinnati, OH  45223
Cost: Free but registration is required.
Registration: Click here for registration form or call 800-272-3900.
Tuesday, February 27
1 - 4 p.m. 
Hamilton County How Stories Help: A Writing Workshop for Professionals
What: This interactive writing workshop is designed to help professionals caring for those with dementia and their families deepen their ability to provide compassionate, effective care for those they serve, as well as discover new strategies for their own self-care. Approved for 3.0 Ohio Social Work CEU's. CEU may be transferable to nurses.
Where: Scarlet Oaks Retirement Community, Mansion Conference Room, 440 Lafayette Ave., Cincinnati, OH  45220
Cost: $20 registration fee
Registration: Click here for registration form or call 800-272-3900.

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MARCH

Wednesday, Mar. 1
10:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.

Hamilton County

Memories in the Museum 

What: This program is designed for visitors with memory loss and their guests. Each session will include a tour of an exhibition, light refreshments, and an opportunity to participate in making art. Participants will observe and engage in conversation about artwork within three of Cincinnati's historic art institutions.
Topic: Sparkle: French Jewels
Where: Taft Museum of Art, 316 Pike St., Cincinnati, OH 45202
Cost: Free. Registration required.
Registration: Call Alzheimer's Association at 800-272-3900.

Mondays, Mar. 5 & 12
10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

Hamilton County

Memories in the Making and Time for Caregivers

What: A program designed for people in the early to middle stages of cognitive impairment and their primary family caregivers. This program has two parts: the first is Memories in the Making®, a creative arts program for people with Alzheimer’s or another dementia, and the second is Time for Caregivers, a separate session for family caregivers with a focus on wellness and stress reduction.
Where: Journey to Hope, 703 Compton Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45231 (near Winton Rd.)
Cost: Free. Limit two per family.
Registration: Call Joan Hock at 810-272-3900 for more information.

Thursday, Mar. 1, 8, 15
10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Hamilton County Memories in the Making and Time for Caregivers
What: A program designed for people in the early to middle stages of cognitive impairment and their primary family caregivers. This program has two parts: the first is Memories in the Making®, a creative arts program for people with Alzheimer’s or another dementia, and the second is Time for Caregivers, a separate session for family caregivers with a focus on wellness and stress reduction.
Where: Evendale Cultural Arts Center, 10500 Reading Rd., Cincinnati, OH  45241
Cost: Free. Limit two per family.
Registration: Call Joan Hock at 810-272-3900 for more information.
Thursday, Mar. 1, 8, 15
10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
 Kenton County Memories in the Making and Time for Caregivers

 What: A program designed for people in the early to middle stages of cognitive impairment and their primary family caregivers. This program has two parts: the first is Memories in the Making®, a creative arts program for people with Alzheimer’s or another dementia, and the second is Time for Caregivers, a separate session for family caregivers with a focus on wellness and stress reduction.
Where: Hellmann Creative Center, 321 West LK/12th Street, Covington, KY  41011
Cost: Free. Limit two per family.
Registration: Call Joan Hock at 800-272-3900

 

Saturdays, Mar. 3 & 10
9 a.m.- 1 p.m.
Boone County What Families Need to Know When the Diagnosis is Alzheimer's disease or related dementia

What: This series of education sessions  provides an opportunity for families to learn and share together in an informal setting the challenges of caring for someone with Alzheimer's disease or related dementia. There are 4 presentations which deal with the nature and progression of the disease, changes in communication and behavior, legal planning, coping strategies and community resources. Topics are presented by experts in their fields, including physicians, nurses, social workers and attorneys.
Where: West Chester Hospital, 7700 University Dr., West Chester, OH  45069
Cost: Free but registration is required
Registration: Click here for a registration form or call the Alzheimer's Association, 800-272-3900.
 
Friday, Mar. 9
1:30 - 2:30 p.m. 
 Hamilton County The Basics 
What: This program provides information on detection, causes and risk factors, stages of the disease, treatment and much more.
Where: Alzheimer's Association, 3rd floor conference room, 644 Linn St., Cincinnati, OH  45203
Cost: Free but registration is required
Registration: Click here for a registration form or call the Alzheimer's Association, 800-272-3900.
 To Register online Click here
Tuesdays, Mar. 13 & 20
12 - 4 p.m.
Adams/Brown/
Highland Counties

What Families Need to Know When the Diagnosis is Alzheimer's disease or related dementia

What: This series of education sessions  provides an opportunity for families to learn and share together in an informal setting the challenges of caring for someone with Alzheimer's disease or related dementia. There are 4 presentations which deal with the nature and progression of the disease, changes in communication and behavior, legal planning, coping strategies and community resources. Topics are presented by experts in their fields, including physicians, nurses, social workers and attorneys.
Where: Adams County Regional Medical Center, 230 Medical Center Dr.,
Seaman, OH  45679
Cost: Free but registration is required
Registration: Click here for a registration form or call the Alzheimer's Association, 800-272-3900.

 

Thursday, March 22,  6 - 8 p.m.   Hamilton County Writing Our Lives as Caregivers
What: Writers and family caregivers, Pauletta Hansel and Annette Januzzi Wick invite caregivers to participate in this nurturing and inspiring writing session to help you tell your story on the page. This is an opportunity to use writing to reflect on your shared journey and to share as much or as little as you choose in a supportive and safe circle of other caregivers. No previous writing experience is necessary. Participants of previous workshops are welcome to return.
Where: Journey to Hope, 703 Compton Rd., Cincinnati, OH  45231
Cost: Free but registration is required.
Registration: Clickhere for a registration form or call Alzheimer's Association, 800-272-3900.

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APRIL

Wednesday,
April 5
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Hamilton County

Memories in the Museum

What: This program is designed for visitors with memory loss and their guests. Each session will include a tour of an exhibition, light refreshments, and an opportunity to participate in making art. Participants will observe and engage in conversation about artwork within three of Cincinnati's historic art institutions.
Topic: Household Art
Where: Cincinnati Art Museum, 953 Eden Park, Cincinnati, OH 45202
Cost: Free. Registration required.
Registration: Call Alzheimer's Association at 800-272-3900.

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MAY

Wednesday,May 3
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Hamilton County

Memories in the Museum

What: This program is designed for visitors with memory loss and their guests. Each session will include a tour of an exhibition, light refreshments, and an opportunity to participate in making art. Participants will observe and engage in conversation about artwork within three of Cincinnati's historic art institutions.
Topic: Everyday Inspirations
Where: Contemporary Arts Center, 44 E 6th St., Cincinnati, OH  45202 
Cost: Free. Registration required.
Registration: Call Alzheimer's Association at 800-272-3900.

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JUNE

Wednesday
June 7
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Hamilton County

Memories in the Museum

What: This program is designed for visitors with memory loss and their guests. Each session will include a tour of an exhibition, light refreshments, and an opportunity to participate in making art. Participants will observe and engage in conversation about artwork within three of Cincinnati's historic art institutions.
Topic: CHROMAphile
Where: Contemporary Arts Center, 44 E 6th St., Cincinnati, OH 45202
Cost: Free. Registration required.
Registration: Call Alzheimer's Association at 800-272-3900.

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