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April
1
2015
Wed
     Event: Alzheimer's Disease Working Group Community Meetings - Listening Sessions: Seattle
Location: North Seattle College - College Center Building (CC 1161) 9600 College Way N Seattle, WA 98103
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

What's This About?

Washington State's Alzheimer's Disease Working Group is hosting Community Meetings. The group wants to hear about what's needed and what could be improved to better help people with dementia and their family cargivers. Public input will be used to shape strategic plans and policies.

Background

The Alzheimer's Disease Working Group is developing our first state plan to address dementia. The group is looking into the needs of people with dementia, the services available to meet these needs and the capacity of the state and current providers to meet future needs.

Accommodations

To request special needs accomodation for any of these sessions, please contact Colette Rush: Phone (360)725-2640 or Email: RushC@dshs.wa.gov. 

     Event: here:now Art-Making Class and Gallery Tour
Location: Frye Galleries and Art Studio, Frye Art Museum, 704 Terry Avenue Seattle, Washington 98104
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

This six-session class offers conversation-based gallery tours and studio art-making experiences for individuals with dementia and their care partners. Art-making in the Frye Studio encourages experimentation with various media including watercolor paint, clay, and collage. A short social time concludes each class.
Link to more info
April
7
2015
Tue
     Event: here:now Gallery Tour
Location: Frye Art Museum, 704 Terry Avenue Seattle, Washington 98104
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Each month specially trained museum educators and gallery guides lead a discussion-based tour highlighting works of art in the Frye galleries. Conversation creates an exchange of ideas without relying on short-term memory or recall.
Link to more info
April
8
2015
Wed
     Event: Changes in the Aging Eye
Location: the Center at Norpoint 4818 Nassau Ave. NE, Tacoma, WA 98422
Time: 10:00 AM

 Join us for an informative presentation discussing eye care, normal changes as our eyes age as well as unexpected changes due to macular degeneration, glaucoma, diabetes, stroke or cataracts. To help you adapt to vision changes, we will review helpful resources, aids and support.

Presented by: Kate Fewel, Social Worker with Sight Connection, a nonprofit agency serving seniors living with vision loss.

PLEASE REGISTER BY CALLING: (253) 404-3900 or (253) 945-1400 
Link to more info

     Event: Alzheimer's Disease Working Group Community Meetings - Listening Sessions: Spokane
Location: Aging and Long Term Care of Eastern Washington (ALTCEW) 1222 N. Post Street Spokane, WA 99201
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

What's This About?

Washington State's Alzheimer's Disease Working Group is hosting Community Meetings. The group wants to hear about what's needed and what could be improved to better help people with dementia and their family cargivers. Public input will be used to shape strategic plans and policies.

Background

The Alzheimer's Disease Working Group is developing our first state plan to address dementia. The group is looking into the needs of people with dementia, the services available to meet these needs and the capacity of the state and current providers to meet future needs.

Accommodations

To request special needs accomodation for any of these sessions, please contact Colette Rush: Phone (360)725-2640 or Email: RushC@dshs.wa.gov. 

     Event: here:now Art-Making Class and Gallery Tour
Location: Frye Galleries and Art Studio, Frye Art Museum, 704 Terry Avenue Seattle, Washington 98104
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

This six-session class offers conversation-based gallery tours and studio art-making experiences for individuals with dementia and their care partners. Art-making in the Frye Studio encourages experimentation with various media including watercolor paint, clay, and collage. A short social time concludes each class.
Link to more info
April
15
2015
Wed
     Event: Changes in the Aging Eye
Location: SeaTac Community Center 13735 24th Ave S SeaTac, WA 98168
Time: 12:30 PM

Join us for an informative presentation with Kate Fewel, social worker with Sight Connection, a non-profit agency serving seniors living with vision loss. We will discuss eye care, normal changes as eyes age, as well as unexpected changes due to macular degeneration, glaucoma, diabetes, stroke, and cataracts. To help us adapt to vision changes she will also review helpful resources, aids, and support.

Presented by: Kate Fewel, Social Worker, Sight Connections – a non-profit agency serving seniors living with vision loss. 


Call Kathleen to register at 206-973-4680 
Link to more info

     Event: here:now Art-Making Class and Gallery Tour
Location: Frye Galleries and Art Studio, Frye Art Museum, 704 Terry Avenue Seattle, Washington 98104
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

This six-session class offers conversation-based gallery tours and studio art-making experiences for individuals with dementia and their care partners. Art-making in the Frye Studio encourages experimentation with various media including watercolor paint, clay, and collage. A short social time concludes each class.
April
18
2015
Sat
     Event: Arts in the Park - Watercolor Painting
Location: Golden Gardens Bathhouse - 8498 Seaview Pl. NW
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

 Includes beach walk, watercolor paining, and light refreshments. No experience necessary, all materials provided. Participants must be able to remain ingaged for the 2 hour session and follow simple cues. 
Fee: $15.00 for the series. Care partners welcome for no charge.
Register with Cheryl at (206)386-9106

Link to more info

     Event: Advance Planning Seminar
Location: Westside Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 7141 California Ave. SW Seattle, WA 98136
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM

 Join us Saturday, April 18 for the Compassion & Choices of Washington Advance Planning Seminar.

A practical, hands-on seminar about preparing end-of-life documents.

You will be guided through the process of documenting your wishes about the kind of medical care you do or do not want at the end of life.

Compassion & Choices of Washington's Advance Directive was created by a panel of medical and legal experts. You will leave with a completed Compassion & Choices of Washington Advance Directive, which combines a Living Will and a Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care into one document.

There is no cost for the seminar or documents.

Make your reservation today as seating is limited:
206.256.1636 or info@compassionwa.org



     Event: Glen Campbell's Documentary "I'll Be Me" is Screening at Edmond Center for the Arts
Location: 401 4th Ave N. Edmonds WA
Time: 7:30 PM

 See the film about Glen Campbells fight against Alzheimer's April 18th at 7:30 pm. The film will be followed by a mini-concert by Ashley and Shannon Campbell, Glen Campbell's children. 
A portion of each ticket sold will be donated to the Alzheimer's Association, Western & Central Washington chapter.
Link to more info

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