ALZHEIMER’S EVENTS FOR MAR. 2019

WEBINAR: CURRENT TREATMENTS & FUTURE DIRECTIONS FOR THERAPY IN DEMENTIA

This webinar aims to explain why Alzheimer’s and related dementias are a significant public health concern and will describe the current treatments for Alzheimer’s; their benefits and limitation. It will also highlight the new directions being taken to develop new treatments for dementia.

Presented by Dr. Donna Wilcock of the University of Kentucky Sanders-Brown Center on Aging. This webinar, provided by the Alzheimer’s Association will be held on March 5th from 11am-12pm EST and 1pm-2pm EST or record to watch at another time. Registration is required by visiting ALZWebinars.org

PROGRAM BY PHONE: VISIT WITH EASE: KEYS TO SPENDING TIME WITH A PERSON WITH DEMENTIA

Visiting a person with dementia can, at times, make even friends and relatives uneasy. Concerns such as “what if they don’t remember me” or “what should I say” can cause people to avoid spending time with a person who can really use the company.

Learn from an expert how to spend time with a person with dementia to make the time enjoyable for all. This program will be presented by Kathy Rhoads of Illinois on March 12, 2019 from 1:00pm-2:00pm EST. To register for this program go to http://Alzphoneprograms.org. If no internet access, please call 800-272-3900 to register. Program provided by the Alzheimer’s Association.

WEBINAR: SUCCESSFUL DAILY PLANNING FOR A PERSON WITH ALZHEIMER’S: HOW TO STRUCTURE YOUR DAY

Quality of life for a person with Alzheimer’s or another dementia can be greatly affected by how a caregiver brings structure to their day. Managing energy levels, physical exercise, social interaction and meaningful daily activities can be a daunting task.

Join us to learn some strategies from an experienced caregiver.

This webinar, provided by the Alzheimer’s Association will be held on March 26th from 11am-12pm EST and 1pm-2pm EST or recorded to watch at another time. Registration is required by visiting ALZWebinars.org.

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