Alzheimer's Disease is expected to be the #1 health issue of the 21st century. It will eventually touch nearly every person in our community and world. In this series, the National Alzheimer's Association presents the warning signs, effective ways to communicate with those suffering from it and how to support caregivers. Learn about this devastating illness through the context of faith.
UNDERSTANDING ALZHEIMER'S & DEMENTIA
Thursday, September 24, 6:30–8pm, Zoom
Learn the difference between Alzheimer's and dementia, stages and risk factors, current research, resources and treatments.
10 WARNING SIGNS OF ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE
Thursday, December 10, 6:30–8pm, Zoom
Learn to recognize common warning signs and how to approach someone about memory concerns. Discover the importance of early detection and what diagnostic and assessment options are available.
EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION STRATEGIES
Thursday, March 18, 6:30–8pm, online
Explore how communication can take place when someone has Alzheimer’s. Identify strategies to help you connect at each stage of the disease.
UNDERSTANDING & RESPONDING TO DEMENTIA-RELATED BEHAVIOR
Thursday, June 17, 6:30–8pm, online
Learn to decode behavioral messages, identify common behavior triggers and practice strategies that help intervene with some of the most common behavioral challenges.