Alzheimer’s Association Educational Programs Scheduled for October, November | Health problems

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SYRACUSE – Based on guidance from local public health agencies, the free educational programs offered by the Alzheimer’s Association, Central New York Chapter will remain online during the fall. Programs are delivered through an easy-to-use online meeting system available to users on desktop or laptop computers and mobile devices.

“The health and safety of our constituents, volunteers and staff remain our engine as we tackle the COVID-19 outbreak and as we continue to pursue our mission, today and in the long term,” said Catherine James, Alzheimer’s. Association, Central New York Chapter Chief Executive Officer. “Alzheimer’s Association operations will continue and we will re-evaluate these measures on an ongoing basis and resume commitments in person as soon as possible, based on public health guidelines.”

The chapter features more than 500 educational programs per year across the region. These programs, offered free of charge, provide information on topics including the signs of Alzheimer’s, diagnosis, communication, living with Alzheimer’s and care techniques.

To register for a program and receive instructions on how to join the session, call 315-472-4201 and dial the extension. 228 at the prompt.

Upcoming programs in October and November include:

October 2, 2-3:30 pm: Living with Alzheimer’s for younger onset individuals and caregivers

October 5, 6-7pm: Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia (for the general public)

October 7, 5-7pm: legal and financial planning (for caregivers)

October 8, 9-10: Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia (for the general public)

October 8, 10:30 am-noon: Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related Behaviors (For Healthcare Professionals and People with Dementia)

October 10, 10-11: Effective communication strategies (for caregivers and people with dementia)

October 12, 17-18: Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia (for the general public)

12 October, 18-19: 00: Effective communication strategies (for caregivers)

October 13, 16-17: Effective communication strategies (for caregivers and people with dementia)

October 13, 17-18: 30: Understanding and responding to dementia-related behaviors (intended for caregivers and people with dementia)

October 14, 14-15: 30: Understanding and responding to dementia-related behaviors (intended for caregivers and people with dementia)

October 15, 1-3: 30 pm: Living with Alzheimer’s for late stage caregivers (intended for caregivers and people living with dementia)

October 16, 3-4: 30 pm: Understanding and responding to dementia-related behaviors (intended for caregivers and people with dementia)

October 17, 10-11: 30: Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related Behaviors (For Healthcare Professionals)

October 19, 10-11: Conversations on dementia (for caregivers)

October 19, 16-17: Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia (for the general public)

October 20, 10-11: Conversations on dementia (for caregivers)

21 October, 10.00 – 12.00: legal and financial planning (for caregivers)

October 26, 9-10: Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia (for the general public)

October 26, 14-15: Effective communication strategies (for caregivers)

October 28, 11: 00-12: 30: Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related Behaviors (For Healthcare Professionals and People with Dementia)

October 28, 16-17: Effective communication strategies (for caregivers and people with dementia)

October 29, 10-11: Conversations on dementia (for caregivers)

November 2, 3-4 pm: Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia (for the general public)

November 2, 6-7pm: Conversations on dementia (for caregivers and people with dementia)

November 3, 19-20: Effective communication strategies (for caregivers and people with dementia)

November 4, 8: 30-9: 30: Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia (for the general public)

November 5, 6-7pm: Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia (for the general public)

November 6, 10-11: Effective communication strategies (for caregivers and people with dementia)

November 6, 2-3: 30 pm: Understanding and responding to dementia-related behaviors (intended for caregivers and people living with dementia)

November 9, 1-4: 30am: Living with Alzheimer’s for intermediate stage caregivers (intended for caregivers and people with dementia)

November 9, 2-3 pm: Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia (for the general public)

November 10, 4-5.30pm: Understanding and responding to dementia-related behaviors (intended for caregivers and people with dementia)

November 11, 15: 30-16: 30: Effective communication strategies (for caregivers and people with dementia)

November 12, 16-17: Conversations on dementia (intended for caregivers and people with dementia)

November 14, 13: 30-14: 30: Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia (for the general public)

November 16, 10-11 am Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia (intended for the general public)

November 17, 15: 30-16: 30: Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia (intended for the general public)

November 17, 16-17: Effective communication strategies (for caregivers and people with dementia)

November 18, 11-12: effective communication strategies (for healthcare professionals and people with dementia)

November 19, 15.30-17.00: Understanding and responding to dementia-related behaviors (intended for caregivers and people with dementia)

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