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April
21
2014
Mon
     Event: Volunteer Orientation
Location: Chapter Office North Tower, Ste N200 100 W Harrison St. Seattle, WA 98119
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Whether you are already volunteering, thinking about volunteering, or just want more information, this orientation is a great place to start! Learn about the basics of Alzheimer's and dementia and programs and services offered by our chapter.
Engage to help increase concern and awareness, enhance care and support, and grow revenue in support of our mission. Volunteering at the Alzheimer's Association is a fun and fulfilling way to invest your time. Join us at orientation to learn more!

For more information contact Meredith Barrett 206.529.3886 | mbarrett@alz.org 
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April
23
2014
Wed
     Event: Staying Safe
Location: Chateau of Valley Center, 4450 Davis Ave S, Renton, WA 98055
Time: 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

People with dementia are at risk for getting lost and suffering other injuries. This session explores why people with dementia have an increased safety risk. It also helps the learner to assess for and correct safety problems in the home environment, be able to anticipate and avoid unsafe situations, and be able to react appropriately when accidents do happen.

Pre-registration is required. To register or to learn more call 425.251.6677.

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

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     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
25
2014
Fri
     Event: Caring for People With Dementia-DSHS Preapproved Caregiver Continuing Education
Location: Bethel First Christian Church 414 SW 312th St. Federal Way, WA
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Alzheimer’s Association provides preapproved Continuing Education classes specializing in quality Alzheimer’s and dementia care. 
 
Workshop Series offer participants the opportunity to complete 12 hours of Continuing Education by attending two Workshops. Attendees can elect to attend one workshop for 6 CE hours, or 1 session for 3 CE hours. 

Workshops consist of one morning and one afternoon session covering a range of topics from dining to behavior and activities. Certificates are issued at the end of each session and are preapproved by DSHS.

For questions on workshops or registration details please call 206.529.3880 or email bverda@alz.org 
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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.

 

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