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Chapter Calendar

March
31
2015
Tue
     Event: Conversations About Dementia
Location: Lodge at Mallards Landing 7083 Wagner Way, Gig Harbor, WA 98335
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:30 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 253.858.4990

April
7
2015
Tue
     Event: Converstations about Dementia
Location: Patriots Landing 1600 Marshall Circle, Dupont, WA 98327
Time: 11:00 AM - 12:30 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 253.964.4900

April
9
2015
Thu
     Event: The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia, and Alzheimer's Disease
Location: North Bend Library 115 E 4th St, North Bend, WA 98045
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 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


April
10
2015
Fri
     Event: Survivor Dementia Island
Location: Holy Family Catholic Church 7045 120th Ave NE, Kirkland, WA 98033
Time: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Receiving a new diagnosis of Alzheimer's leaves families stunned, and often lost. Where should I turn? What help do we need? What happens next? Is my life over? This presentation answers these questions, and many more. It provides resources for the support and assistance that will help people to take charge and to navigate their journey with Alzheimer's.

Please note: This presentation is appropriate for the person with early stage memory loss and for family caregivers.

April
14
2015
Tue
     Event: Meaningful Activities: How to Make the Most of Your Interactions with a Person with Dementia
Location: Lodge at Mallards Landing 7083 Wagner Way, Gig Harbor, WA 98335
Time: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Learn how to engage the person with dementia and create meaningful, personalized activities out of everyday tasks and interactions without adding to caregiving time. This class will also teach participants how to create a portable, individualized activity bag to have at the ready to meet the needs of the person with dementia for calming, sensory stimulation, boredom, and more.

Please RSVP to 253.858.4990

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

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