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September
2
2014
Tue
     Event: Understanding and Responding to Dementia-related Behaviors
Location: Lodge at Mallard's Landing, 7083 Wagner Way, Gig Harbor, WA 98335
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:00 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 253.858.4990.

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

September
3
2014
Wed
     Event: Bremerton Back To Walk Night
Location: Round Table Pizza, 3276 NW Plaza Rd #101, Silverdale, WA 98383

Back To Walk Night at Round Table Pizza, September 3rd from 4:00-7:00PM

Back To Walk Nights give you the opportunity to get parking and event details, turn in fundraising money, pick up for t-shirt and meet staff and committee members. So swing by, drop off your donations, pick up your shirts, and grab some takeout to celebrate the first day of school with your family!

For more information call (206) 529-3898 or email WAevents@alz.org


     Event: Early Stage Memory Loss Seminar
Location: Lakewood, 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.

Link to more info
September
4
2014
Thu
     Event: Know the 10 Signs: Early Detection Matters
Location: Council House 1501 17th Ave, Seattle WA 98122
Time: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

 What is the difference between typical age-related memory changes and Alzheimer’s disease? How do I know if I need to be concerned about myself or a loved one? What steps should I take if I think there might be a problem?
 
This class will answer these questions and more. We will discuss the 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s, why early detection is important, and how Alzheimer’s is diagnosed. We will also touch briefly on risk factors for Alzheimer’s and related dementias as well as the role of genetics in Alzheimer’s disease.  
 
Space is limited, please RSVP to Amanda Daniels at 206-323-0344 ext 204
 
Please note: this presentation is appropriate for the person with mild memory loss but not for the person with moderate or advanced memory loss.
 
Link to more info

     Event: Dementia and Hearing Loss
Location: Prestige Care 3025 14th Ave NW Gig Harbor
Time: 1:00 PM - 2:30 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.
 
Please note: this presentation is not appropriate for the person with memory loss.
 
Please RSVP to 253.851.5306
September
6
2014
Sat
     Event: 2014 Walk to End Alzheimer's Eastside - Issaquah WA
Location: Issaquah Community Center 301 Rainier Blvd. S, Issaquah, WA 98027
Time: 8:00 AM

 Join our Issaquah Walk to End Alzheimer's on September 6th!
 
The Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's® is the world's largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care, support and research. Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide and 10 locations in the Western and Central Washington State Chapter region, this inspiring event calls on participants of all ages and abilities to reclaim the future for millions.
 
Join a team to and help raise awareness or support a WalkTeam a donation to further care, increase support and advance research to ENDAlz.  
 
For more information or to register for Walk contact 206.529.3898 or WAevents@alz.org  
Link to more info
September
7
2014
Sun
     Event: 2014 Walk to End Alzheimers Snohomish County, Everett WA
Location: Port of Everett, 1205 Craftsman Way, Everett WA 98201
Time: 8:00 AM

Join our Everett Walk to End Alzheimer's on September 7th!
 
The Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's® is the world's largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care, support and research. Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide and 10 locations in the Western and Central Washington State Chapter region, this inspiring event calls on participants of all ages and abilities to reclaim the future for millions.
 
Join a team to and help raise awareness or support a Walk Team a donation to further care, increase support and advance research to ENDAlz.  
 
For more information or to register for Walk contact 206.529.3898 or WAevents@alz.org  
Link to more info

     Event: 2014 Walk to End Alzheimer's Yakima Valley- Yakima WA
Location: 2301 Fruitvale Boulevard, Yakima, WA 98902
Time: 8:00 AM

Join our Yakima Walk to End Alzheimer's on September 7th!

The Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's® is the world's largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care, support and research. Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide and 10 locations in the Western and Central Washington State Chapter region, this inspiring event calls on participants of all ages and abilities to reclaim the future for millions.
 
Join a team to and help raise awareness or support a Walk Team a donation to further care, increase support and advance research to ENDAlz.  

For more information or to register for Walk contact 206.529.3898 or WAevents@alz.org 
Link to more info

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