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April
24
2014
Thu
     Event: Reason to Hope 2014
Location: Yakima Convention Center

Join us at our Yakima Reason to Hope event and celebrate the many reasons people with Alzheimer’s and their families have to hope. You will have the opportunity to learn about our work at the Alzheimer’s Association including the critical support, care and education we provide free of charge to the individuals and families who need us and the ways we’re funding research to develop better treatments to bring us closer to a world without Alzheimer’s.  Join us and be inspired to make a difference.

Reason to Hope is free to attend, you will have an opportunity at the end of the program to make a contribution to support our mission. 

For more information email taverill@alz.org or call 206.529.3861

Link to more info

     Event: Early Stage Memory Loss Seminar
Location: Bellevue, WA
Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

 Memory loss is not a normal part of aging. If memory loss problems are affecting your life, attend this seminar to learn more about Early Stage Memory Loss. 

This program aims to provide education and supportive discussion on topics such as:

Medical causes and treatments
Future planning
Strategies for enhanced communication and daily living

Pre-registration is required. This program is for individuals with early stage dementia. Care-partners are invited and encouraged to attend; however, they cannot attend without the person with dementia. 

To register or learn more call Jenny Eidsmoe, Early Stage Memory Loss Coordinator, at 206-529-3868.


     Event: Understanding and Responding to Dementia-related Behaviors
Location: Chateau Bothell Landing, 17543 102nd Ave. NE, Bothell, WA 98011
Time: 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

This workshop provides hands-on tools for interacting with individuals with dementia-related behaviors that can be challenging for caregivers. Participants will learn to decipher the meaning of behaviors and uncover their triggers, as well as intervene to decrease distress and the incidence of these behaviors. This workshop will also provide a brief overview of dementia basics.

Pre-registration is required. To register or to learn more call 425.485.1155.

Please note: this presentation is not appropriate for the person with memory loss.

 

April
29
2014
Tue
     Event: Reason to Hope 2014
Location: Hotel Murano, Tacoma WA

Join us at our Tacoma Reason to Hope event and celebrate the many reasons people with Alzheimer’s and their families have to hope. You will have the opportunity to learn about our work at the Alzheimer’s Association including the critical support, care and education we provide free of charge to the individuals and families who need us and the ways we’re funding research to develop better treatments to bring us closer to a world without Alzheimer’s.  Join us and be inspired to make a difference.

Reason to Hope is free to attend, you will have an opportunity at the end of the program to make a contribution to support our mission. 

For more information email taverill@alz.org or call 
206.529.3861

 
Link to more info

     Event: Dementia and Hearing Loss
Location: Prestige Care, 3025 14th Ave. NW, Gig Harbor, WA 98335
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Review the sensory effects of hearing loss on those living with dementia and learn about environmental adaptations that aim to foster safety, independence and increased self-esteem.

Pre-registration is required. To register or to learn more call 253.851.5306.

Please note: this presentation is not appropriate for the person with memory loss.

 

May
1
2014
Thu
     Event: The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia & Alzheimer's disease
Location: Bellevue YMCA, 14230 Bel-Red Rd., Bellevue, WA 98007
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Is dementia a normal part of aging? What is the difference between Alzheimer’s disease and dementia? This class will answer these questions and cover the basics, including risk factors, diagnosis, stages of Alzheimer’s, treatments, and resources. We will also discuss the benefits of early detection.

Pre-registration is required. To register or to learn more call 425.688.5259.

Please note: this presentation is appropriate for the person with mild memory loss but not for the person with moderate or advanced memory loss.
Sponsored by Overlake Medical Center.

     Event: Five Take-Away Activities
Location: Auburn Meadows, 945 22nd St. NE, Auburn, WA 98002
Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

This session provides the caregiver with the tools to create easy, practical and inexpensive activities for the person with dementia. It focuses on five areas: activity stations, music, reminiscence, food, and the activity bag.

Pre-registration required. 
To register or to learn more call 253.333.0170.

Please note: this presentation is not appropriate for the person with memory loss.

May
2
2014
Fri
     Event: Communicating with Persons with Dementia
Location: North Mason Timberland Library, 23081 NE State Route 3, Belfair, WA 98528
Time: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Improving communication with persons with dementia can lead to a decrease in dementia-related behaviors and distress and to improved quality of life for both care recipient and care partner. This class will help participants learn to understand and enter the world of the person with dementia and implement techniques for improving communication. It will also provide a brief overview of dementia basics.

Pre-registration not required.

Please note: this presentation is not appropriate for the person with memory loss.

 

May
6
2014
Tue
     Event: Communicating with Persons with Dementia
Location: The Lodge at Mallard's Landing, 7083 Wagner Way, Gig Harbor, WA 98335
Time: 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Improving communication with persons with dementia can lead to a decrease in dementia-related behaviors and distress and to improved quality of life for both care recipient and care partner. This class will help participants learn to understand and enter the world of the person with dementia and implement techniques for improving communication. It will also provide a brief overview of dementia basics.

Pre-registration is required. To register or to learn more call 253.858.4990.

Please note: this presentation is not appropriate for the person with memory loss.

 

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