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Audio Conference


Cost: None.

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Register online below or to register by mail or fax, click here to download form.

Dates and time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Program
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Neuroplasticity, Movement, Mindfulness and Music: How to Become and Stay Functionally Youthful Tuesday, September 8, 2015 [ click here ]
Specific Strategies You Can Use Today for Helping People with Memory Loss Tuesday, October 13, 2015 [ click here ]
Tune In to Music: It is a Powerful Tool Tuesday, November 10, 2015 [ click here ]
Overwhelmed? Run, Don’t Walk to Get Help Now! Tuesday, December 8, 2015 [ click here ]

Listen to past Audio Conferences

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Alzheimer's Preparedness: Tactics and Strategy for Caregivers and Family

Description:
Are you too busy to attend an educational program? Audio Conference is designed for those who aren’t able to attend a program outside the home or office.

Once registered, you will receive through the e-mail, a toll free telephone number with instructions. On the day of the conference you will call-in and join many others who are seeking the latest information on memory loss.

Neuroplasticity, Movement, Mindfulness and Music: How to Become and Stay Functionally Youthful
Peggy Kinst, International Presenter and Trainer for Ageless Grace, Timeless Fitness for the Body and Brain
Peggy Kinst will share how physical activity, along with other lifestyle changes, such as mindfulness, healthy eating and music will greatly improve the quality of life for a person with dementia. There are great benefits to the caregiver as well, making for very gratifying life enhancements.
Specific Strategies You Can Use Today for Helping People with Memory Loss
Melanie Adams, Director of Education and Outreach, Alzheimer’s Association, Greater Illinois Chapter
When a person with dementia refuses to do something we need them to do, it is easy to get frustrated. However, a few simple techniques can help them stop “digging in their heels.” Join us to learn ways we may be contributing to their stubbornness without even realizing it. We’ll focus on skills to gently guide them from a “no” to a “yes” as we try to support them and keep them safe while honoring their dignity.
Tune In to Music: It is a Powerful Tool
Kelly Willenborg, Founder, The Healing Jukebox
Since the time of King David, Plato and Aristotle, music has been appreciated as a way to calm and heal. Studies are now helping us to understand how we can use music as a powerful tool to fight the devastating effects of Alzheimer’s. Join us to learn some valuable strategies that every caregiver and family member should know.
Overwhelmed? Run, Don’t Walk to Get Help Now!
Susan Real, Executive Director, East Central Illinois Area Agency on Aging
By the time many caregivers realize that they cannot “do it all,” they are already overwhelmed by the demands Alzheimer’s makes on them. This month we will learn about various places to find caregiver resources, enabling caregivers to continue providing good care for their loved ones, and finding needed support for themselves.

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