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February
3
2015
Tue
     Event: Understanding & Responding to Dementia-Related Behaviors
Location: Lodge at Mallards Landing 7083 Wagner Way, Gig Harbor, WA 98335
Time: 4:00 PM - 6:00 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.

Please RSVP to 253.858.4990

Please note: this presentation is not appropriate for the person with memory loss.
February
17
2015
Tue
     Event: The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease
Location: Patriots Landing 1600 Marshall Circle, Dupont, WA 98327
Time: 11:00 AM - 12:30 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.    

The one-hour class briefly reviews risk factors, types of dementia, and how the brain is affected by Alzheimer’s disease.  The two-hour class covers these topics in more detail. 
 
Please RSVP to 253.964.4900

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

     Event: 10 Warning Signs: Early Detection Matters
Location: Lodge at Mallards Landing 7083 Wagner Way, Gig Harbor, WA 98335
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:30 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. 

Please RSVP to 253.858.4990

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

February
19
2015
Thu
     Event: The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia & Alzheimer's Disease
Location: Auburn Library 1102 Auburn Way S, Auburn, WA 98002
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.    

 

The one-hour class briefly reviews risk factors, types of dementia, and how the brain is affected by Alzheimer’s disease.  The two-hour class covers these topics in more detail.

Please RSVP to 253-931-3018

 

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

Continuing Education Credits Available

February
26
2015
Thu
     Event: Conversations About Dementia
Location: Bellevue YMCA 14230 Bel-Red Rd, Bellevue, WA 98007
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

This workshop offers tips on how to have honest and caring conversations with family members about three difficult topics: going to the doctor, deciding when to stop driving, and making legal and financial plans.

Please RSVP to 425.688.5806

March
9
2015
Mon
     Event: The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia & Alzheimer's Disease
Location: Foster Library 4060 S 144th St Tukwila, WA 98168
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 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.    

 

The one-hour class briefly reviews risk factors, types of dementia, and how the brain is affected by Alzheimer’s disease.  The two-hour class covers these topics in more detail.

Please RSVP to 206-242-1640

 

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

Continuing Education Credits Available

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