Alzheimer’s Association to hold Virtual Educational Programs

Jul 22, 2020 | Around Ottawa County | 0 comments

The Alzheimer’s Association Northwest Ohio Chapter will be presenting several virtual educational programs to help the community and families impacted by the disease.

These presentations cover a variety of topics and occur at different times during the day via videoconferencing to allow individuals to participate in the convenience of their homes. They will discuss safety issues in the home, communication, COVID-19 challenges, long-distance caregiving and information on the disease itself.

The programs run about an hour and are very helpful for anyone experiencing signs of memory loss or their family members who may be concerned. All programs are free and open to the public. Registration is required. To register for the program, call 800-272-3900.

The Virtual Educational Program broadcasts will be:

  • July 23: Dementia Conversations, 10 a.m.
  • July 23: 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s, 3 p.m.
  • July 27: Safety at Home,10 a.m.
  • July 27: Caregiving from Afar, 5 p.m.
  • July 28: 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s, 2 p.m.
  • July 28: Simple Communication Tips for Caregivers, 4 p.m.
  • July 29: Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia, 10 a.m.
  • July 30: Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body: Tips from the Latest Research, 9:30 a.m.
  • July 31: Activities at Home, 10 a.m.

The Alzheimer’s Association leads the way to end Alzheimer’s and all other dementia by accelerating global research, driving risk reduction and early detection, and maximizing quality care and support. Its vision is a world without Alzheimer’s and all other dementia.

In Ohio, more than 600,000 Alzheimer’s caregivers provide care for more than 220,000 loved ones impacted by Alzheimer’s disease. For more information visit alz.org or call 800-272-3900.

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