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Programs for People in the Early Stages of Alzheimer's and other Dementias
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Living with Alzheimer's/Dementia
(Early Stage education/support series)

Early Stage Consultation

In Harmony

Zoo Encounters

Pumpkin Carving

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.

Living with Alzheimer's/Dementia — 2018 Early Stage Education/Support Series

This is a six week educational and supportive program designed for the person in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease or another form of dementia. In this program 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. The sessions are facilitated by professionals knowledgeable about Alzheimer’s disease and family dynamics.

Individuals need to be aware of their illness and be willing to discuss changes and coping strategies in a group setting. This program is for people in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease or another form of dementia.

Where: Alzheimer’s Association, 10th floor Conference Room, 644 Linn Street, Cincinnati, OH 45203
When: Tuesdays, March 20 - April 24; 10 - 11 a.m.
Cost: Free. Space is limited.
Contact: Contact Shannon Braun, 800-272-3900 or email: sbraun@alz.org

Early Stage Consultation

A social worker is available to meet with people in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease or other dementia to provide individualized education and support. Participants must have an awareness of the diagnosis and a willingness to discuss it. Topics of discussion may include explanation of disease process, changes in abilities and lifestyle, identifying coping strategies and community resources.

Where: The Alzheimer's Association office or another community location as needed.
When: Available by appointment only.
Cost: Free, but donations are welcomed.
Contact: For more information, please contact Shannon Braun at (513) 721-4284 or email: sbraun@alz.org.

In Harmony

The Alzheimer's Association has partnered with Melodic Connections to offer a 12 week choral music program for persons with memory loss and their care partners.

Where: The Kenwood by Senior Star, 5435 Kenwood Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45227
When: Mondays, Starts September 11 - and continues for 12 weeks   1 - 2:30 p.m.
Cost: Free but registration is required.
Contact:Click here to register or for more information call 800-272-3900.

Zoo Encounters

The Cincinnati Zoo and the Alzheimer's Association of Greater Cincinnati are teaming up for a special FREE program specially designed or individuals affected by dementia and their care partners. The tour will last 90 minutes. Walking is required.

Where: Cincinnati Zoo, 3400 Vine Street, Cincinnati, OH 45220
When: Wednesday, October 18, 10 a.m.
Cost: Free but registration is required 1 week prior to event.
Contact: Click here for registration form or for more information, please contact Shannon Braun at (513) 721-4284 or email: sbraun@alz.org.

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Pumpkin Carving 2017

With the assistance of the Cincinnati Parks naturalists and volunteers, join us for a special pumpkin carving to creat carvings that will be used for the family-friendly Caldwell Nature Preserve Halloween Hikes.
Where: Caldwell Nature Preserve, 430 W. North Bend Rd, Cincinnati, OH  45216
When: Thursday, October 19,  10 a.m. - Noon
Cost: Free but registration is required by Tuesday, Oct. 17.
Contact: To register or for more information, please call 800-272-3900.

Various programs and services of the Alzheimer's Association are funded in part by the Ohio Department of Aging through the Council on Aging of Southwestern Ohio and the Area Agency on Aging District 7, Inc. All services are provided without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, disability, national origin, or ancestry.


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