Butterfly Hope Luncheon

Crosswalk Center 1607 Troup Highway, Tyler, TX

Join us for our 9th Annual Butterfly Hope Luncheon with special guest Barbara Pierce Bush as she talks about experiencing Alzheimer's through her maternal grandfather. Your support, through the purchase of tickets, goes towards providing life changing support for those in Smith County living with Alzheimer's and dementia and their families and caregivers. Tickets are […]

$125

Dementia 101 en Español: Clase de cuidado de personas con demencia

The Alzheimer's Alliance 3531 S. Broadway Ave., Tyler, TX

Registrate aquí: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfOnGOP6PkKe4QAzMlfVBpwfPtVNBwZwXQrGmSAEbXZisGKjQ/viewform Este curso está diseñado para brindarles a los cuidadores una idea de la diferencia entre la enfermedad de Alzheimer y otras enfermedades que causan demencia, aprender formas de comunicarse de manera efectiva y compasiva con una persona que tiene demencia, introducir compromisos significativos en el día y crear actividades en el momento, […]

Free

Law School Lunch Workshop

The Alzheimer's Alliance 3531 S. Broadway Ave., Tyler, TX

Register here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSedsCLh5eaB5MnnhlVXpe2Md9Ogq40GksPhiyPPAHD6daeafw/viewform When a loved one has dementia, sometimes their caregivers need to be able to make legal decisions for them. The experts in elder care law at Ross and Shoalmire share their knowledge with caregivers at this must-attend class. Lunch will be provided!

Free

Virtual Dementia Tour

The Alzheimer's Alliance 3531 S. Broadway Ave., Tyler, TX

The "Virtual Dementia Tour" simulates the experience of living with dementia. During the tour, participants are outfitted with clothing and accessories designed to simulate the sensory and mobility experience of persons with dementia. They are assigned a set of simple daily tasks. After the tour, the participant goes through a debrief session and can meet […]

Free

Dementia Care U Workshop: Family Dynamics in Dementia Care

The Alzheimer's Alliance 3531 S. Broadway Ave., Tyler, TX

Register here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfk7WMniPkas52ZlKNT75j7L2EnxM7ugBQ96jcWHek1f5-ZYw/viewform Jennifer Reeder, LCSW with the Alzheimer's Foundation of America, will review the common themes and challenges that may arise affecting family dynamics when a loved one may have dementia. Additionally, we will explore different ways the professional care partner can work with families while understanding their emotional experiences.

Free

Dementia Care U Workshop: Dementia 101

The Alzheimer's Alliance 3531 S. Broadway Ave., Tyler, TX

Register here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScBLg_XH4wXBJklyCpfia_DSuaxiHHv87JChR0LYuZhRZlvAw/viewform This class will go over the basics of dementia; what to look for, how to get a diagnosis, steps to take from there and how to care for someone with dementia. The class will be led by Dr. Andrew Schmitt, Director of Neuropsychology and Psychology Section Chief at the University of Texas […]

Free