DEALING WITH ALZHEIMER’S?

Everyday Activities: Finding Meaning in the Moment

Explore creative avenues for connecting with your loved one diagnosed with dementia by sparking old memories and helping them to have meaningful experiences regardless of their current abilities. This program will take place at the Lexington Public Library, Beaumont Branch located at 3080 Fieldstone Way, Lexington, from 2-3:30 p.m. on Monday, July 17th. Registration is required as space is limited. Please call 1-800-272-3900. Designed for family caregivers; please no professionals.

Everyday Activities: Finding Meaning in the Moment

Explore creative avenues for connecting with your loved one diagnosed with dementia by sparking old memories and helping them to have meaningful experiences regardless of their current abilities. This program will take place at the Madison County Cooperative Extension Office located at 230 Duncannon Lane, Richmond from 2-3:30 p.m. on Monday, July 24th. Registration is required as space is limited. Please call 1-800-272-3900. Designed for family caregivers; please no professionals.

Living with Alzheimer’s Disease for Caregivers: Middle Stages

This program addresses the issues involved in caring for a person in the middle stages of Alzheimer’s disease or related dementia. Specific topics covered include practical tips for everyday living, medication, safety, and residential options. This program will take place August 23rd from 1 p.m.- 4 p.m. at the Lexington Public Library, Tates Creek Branch, located at 3628 Walden Drive. To register, call the Alzheimer’s Association 24/7 Helpline at 1-800-272-3900. Registration is required. This program was created especially for family caregivers, so please no professionals. Program sponsored by Diversified Nursing Consultants. Snacks will be provided.

Family Caregiver Workshop

This program is specialized for family caregivers and will offer information about Alzheimer’s disease and caregiving and will also provide an opportunity to reflect, regenerate, and gain a new perspective on your caregiving issues. Local and statewide experts who specialize in aging and Alzheimer’s care will present topics that are valuable to family caregivers of persons with dementia. This training is designed specifically for family caregivers and is therefore not open to those who are professional caregivers. Jointly sponsored by the UK Sanders Brown Center on Aging, Baptist Health Medical Group Neurology, and the Alzheimer’s Association.
Workshop registration fee: $10 (includes lunch). Registration is required; deadline September 1, 2017. To register, call 1-800-272-3900.
Date: September 8, 2017
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00p.m.
Location: Alzheimer’s Association
2808 Palumbo Drive
Lexington KY 40509

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