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GLEN CAMPBELL: I’LL BE ME - April 24 - Clowes Hall


That film - GLEN CAMPBELL: I’LL BE ME - will be presented in Indianapolis during an extraordinary one-night-only event at Clowes Hall on Friday, April 24. This special benefit performance will help support Alzheimer’s caregiver organizations throughout central Indiana. And you’re invited. View more details.

Workshops

These workshops provide an opportunity to help those worried about memory loss, navigating caregiving or have questions about local resources. They will consist of education programs and a panel of experts. For more information, or to register, call 800.272.3900.  

Bloomington - April 24
Ivy Tech Main Campus
200 Daniels Way

Session 1, 9 - 10 a.m.
Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease: The Basics
Effective Communication Strategies  

Session 2, 10:15 - 11:15 a.m.
Dementia Conversations: Driving, Doctor Visits, Legal & Financial Plans
Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related Behavior

Panel Discussion, 11:30 a.m. - Noon

Volunteer Opportunities

Are you interested in assisting families, preparing events, educating the community or helping the Greater Indiana Chapter as needed? Plan to attend an upcoming volunteer orientation via webinar or in-person meeting to learn more about the Alzheimer's Association and ways that you can be involved. Visit alz.org/indiana/volunteer for specific dates and locations. Email IndianaVolunteer@alz.org with any questions.  

Early Investigators Scholarship Program

The Alzheimer’s Association Greater Indiana Chapter is accepting submissions for research projects in Alzheimer’s disease and other related dementias for its Early Investigators Scholarship Program. This program encourages, recognizes and awards promising researchers pursuing projects in basic biomedical, patient-oriented, caregiver, social-behavioral, or any other dementia related study. The scholarship award is open to students enrolled in undergraduate, graduate, or post-doctoral programs in Indiana academic institutions. Congratulations to Lauren Myers, a clinical psychology doctoral student at the University of Indianapolis, who was the inaugural recipient of the 2014 Early Investigators Scholarship Program. Lauren was presented with a check in the amount of $2,500 and her work was recognized at the Alzheimer’s Association Education Conference on April 25, 2014.

Submissions are due Monday, April 6, 2015, to dziegler@alz.org. For a complete list of submission requirements and guidelines, please click here.

Purple Sunday Informational Brunches

Join us for an information brunch to learn more about Purple Sunday and the Alzheimer's Association programs and services on Wednesday, May 6 from 9 - 10 a.m., or Tuesday, May 12 from 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. at our Indianapolis office, located at 50 E. 91st St. in Indianapolis. Please RSVP by April 29, 2015 to Kelly Litster at klitster@alz.org or call 800.272.3900.

Early-Stage Programs

Meet Me at IMA, the Indianapolis Museum of Art program offers participants the opportunity to engage visually with art. During the tour, participants will view and discuss four to five pieces of art in a group conversation. 
 
Make Me at IMA, persons with dementia will have the opportunity to create works of art and express their creativity. For upcoming dates, please call 800.272.3900.
 
Musical Moments, the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra program offers participants the opportunity to engage through music. For upcoming programs, please call 800.272.3900.
 
Care partners are welcomed and encouraged to attend. For more information about these programs and to register, visit http://alz.org/indiana/earlystage or call 800.272.3900. Registration is required to attend all early-stage programs.


 

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