Driving and Dementia: We Need to Talk

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

Register here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfsPGAW9iC0Ln8jbAMF3qp4Kjtatah74gOSD6RQhVt18ctNSw/viewform Led by Ravonne McCray and Janet Hoelscher from Texas A&M AgriLife Extension's Mature Driver Program. Talking with a loved one with dementia about giving up driving can be a hard conversation. Caregivers will learn tips for the conversation in this class. Attendees are encouraged to bring a brown bag lunch!

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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/1FAIpQLSd2w8zY45cTm1CNhlFhuttS2psBnxu3uM3p8sr-pxTfniYi5g/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, […]

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Dementia Care U Workshop: Home Safety and Activities for Dementia Care

Register here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd2EF7-puhU_8otjhkq-0sOgnbf2WtBJ1MOcvCIDmqtjYw74w/viewform Rory Bagwell, OTR with Paradigm Home Care will share tips on how to make your home dementia safe and share some fun activities to do with your loved one with dementia. Refreshments will be provided.

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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, […]

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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!

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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 […]

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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.

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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 […]

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