ALZHEIMER’S EVENTS FOR JAN. & FEB. 2019

DEMENTIA VS. ALZHEIMER’S: WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE AND WHY IT MATTERS

Alzheimer’s disease is the number one cause of dementia, but there are many other causes as well. Without a proper understanding of the differences of the major types of dementia, getting the proper treatment and education to cope can be difficult. Join us as we learn about the top five diseases which account for over 90% of all cases of dementia.

This webinar will be held on twice January 15th times: 11am-12pm EST and 1:00pm-2:00pm EST. Registration is required by visiting ALZWebinars.org. Program provided by the Alzheimer’s Association.

WHY IS MY LOVED ONE ASKING THE SAME QUESTIONS AGAIN AND AGAIN?

Join us for an educational session focused that will include an overview of common forms of memory problems and their progression. This session will also include a focus on challenging behaviors that may arise and strategies to address them. Following the presentation we will have time for a general question and answer session. This program is offered through an interactive telemedicine system to connect with persons who are impacted by Alzheimer’s disease and related memory disorders, providing education and supportive services across the state of Kentucky.

Registration is required. Contact Hardin Stevens at the UK Sanders Brown Center on Aging at 859-323-2997 or [email protected] to register. Deadline to register is January 17th! This event is free and open to the public.

Location: Rockcastle Regional Hospital & Respiratory Care Center 145 Newcomb Avenue Mt. Vernon, Hospital Chapel Contact W. Anne Harris for directions at (606)256-7835.
Date: January 24, 2019
Time: 6:30-8pm EST

Healthy Living for your Brain and Body

For centuries we’ve known that the health of the brain and the body are connected. But now, science is able to provide insights into how to optimize our physical and cognitive health as we age. Join us to learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement, and use hands-on tools to help you incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging. The program will take place at the Powell County Cooperative Extension Office located at 169 Maple Street in Stanton on Thursday, January 17th from 12pm-1pm. A light lunch will be provided. Registration is required; please call 800-272-3900.

This program is provided by a generous grant from the Margaret T. Stoeckinger Foundation and the Alzheimer’s Association.

TEN WARNING SIGNS OF ALZHEIMER’S

Alzheimer’s and other dementia’s cause changes in memory, thinking and behavior that interfere with daily life. Join us to learn about 10 common warning signs and what to watch for in yourself and others. The one-hour webinar will cover typical age-related changes, common warning signs of Alzheimer’s,how to approach someone about memory concerns, early detection, the benefits of a diagnosis and the diagnostic process and Alzheimer’s Association resources.

This webinar will be held on January 24th at two times: 11am-12pm EST and 1:00pm-2:00pm EST. Registration is required by visiting ALZWebinars.org. Program provided by the Alzheimer’s Association.

Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia

ALZHEIMER’S IS NOT NORMAL AGING. It’s a disease of the brain that causes problems with memory, thinking and behavior. Join us to learn about: the impact of Alzheimer’s, the difference between Alzheimer’s and dementia, Alzheimer’s disease stages and risk factors, current research and treatments available to address some symptoms, and Alzheimer’s Association resources.

The program will be held on Tuesday, February 5th from 2:00pm-3:00pm at the Madison County Cooperative Extension Office in Richmond. To register for this program, please call 1-800-272-3900. Registration is required.

EALTHY LIVING FOR YOUR BRAIN AND BODY: TIPS FROM THE LATEST RESEARCH

For centuries we’ve known that the health of the brain and the body are connected. But now, science is able to provide insights into how to optimize our physical and cognitive health as we age. Join us to learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement, and use hands-on tools to help you incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging.

Presented by Sarah Rowe. This webinar will be held on Wednesday, February 6th from 2pm-3pm EST. Registration is required by visiting ALZWebinars.org. Program provided by the Alzheimer’s Association.

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, Bluegrass Area Agency on Aging, and the Alzheimer’s Association.

Workshop registration fee: $10 (includes lunch). Registration is required; deadline February 22, 2019. To register, call 1-800-272-3900.
Date: March 1, 2019
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00p.m.
Location: Alzheimer’s Association 2808 Palumbo Drive Lexington, KY.

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