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April 27, 2020   |    Blog, Caregiver Support, Health and Aging, Memory Support

Alzheimer’s Association Spring Webinar Series

The Alzheimer’s Association Greater Pennsylvania Chapter is offering virtual programming this Spring.  All webinars are free and open to the public.  For more information about Alzheimer’s Association programs and services, contact the 24/7 Helpline: 1-800-272-3900.


Tuesday, April 28 — Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body

10:00-11:30 AMRegister

Join us to learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement, and tools to incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging.

Tuesday, May 5 — Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related Behavior

10:00-11:00 AM — Register

Behavior is a powerful form of communication and is one of the primary ways people living with dementia communicate their needs and feelings as the ability to use language is lost. However, some behaviors can present real challenges for caregivers to manage. Join us to learn to decode behavioral messages, identify common triggers and learn strategies to help manage some of the most common behavioral challenges of Alzheimer’s disease. 

Wednesday, May 6 — Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body

6:00-7:30 PM — Register

Join us to learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement, and tools to incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging.

Thursday, May 12 — Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related Behavior

6:00-7:00 PM — Register

Behavior is a powerful form of communication and is one of the primary ways people living with dementia communicate their needs and feelings as the ability to use language is lost. However, some behaviors can present real challenges for caregivers to manage.Join us to learn to decode behavioral messages, identify common triggers and learn strategies to help manage some of the most common behavioral challenges of Alzheimer’s disease.


Living with Alzheimer’s for Care Partners—Series of Education Programs

When someone is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, friends and family have many questions. What does the diagnosis mean? What kinds of plans need to be made? What resources are available to help? As the disease progresses, new questions reflect growing needs for skills, programs and services. Join us for this series of program that provide answers to the questions that arise in the early, middle and late stages of the disease. Hear from those directly affected and learn what you need to know, what you need to plan and what you can do at each point along the way.

Living with Alzheimer’s for Care Partners—Early Stage Thursday, May 7

10:00 AM-12:30 PM — Register

Join us to hear practical answers to the questions that arise in the early stage. Hear from those directly affected and learn what you can do to cope with the changes that come with an early-stage diagnosis. 

Living with Alzheimer’s for Care Partners—Middle Stage Thursday, May 14

10:00 AM-12:30 PM — Register

In the middle stage of Alzheimer’s disease, those who were care partners now become hands-on caregivers. Join us and hear caregivers and professionals discuss helpful strategies to provide safe, effective and comfortable care in the middle stages of Alzheimer’s. 

Living with Alzheimer’s for Care Partners—Late Stage Thursday, May 21

10:00 AM-12:30 PMRegister

In the late stage of Alzheimer’s disease, caregiving typically involves new ways of connecting and interacting with the person living with the disease. Join us and hear from caregivers and professionals about resources, monitoring care and providing meaningful connection with the person with late-stage Alzheimer’s and their families.