The Alzheimer’s Association is pleased to announce its schedule of free live webinars. Offered at various times throughout the day, the topics range from general awareness to specific caregiving strategies. Webinars are recorded and available to those who are unable to attend. Join us for one, or all!
For centuries, we’ve known that the health of the brain and the body are connected. But now, science is able to provide insights into how to make lifestyle choices that may help you keep your brain and body healthy as you age. Join us to learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement, and hands-on tools to help you incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging.
Providing care for someone with memory loss can be a labor of love, but it can also be exhausting and stressful. This program will introduce participants to the causes, signs and symptoms of stress, and will provide participants with stress-reduction strategies.
What steps should you take to protect your assets and ensure that you or your loved ones will be able to make the important decisions related to your care? Can you do these things on your own or should you hire an attorney? Learn about living wills, powers of attorney and trusts, and what steps you can take now to protect yourself and your family.
Caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease is a huge financial burden. This webinar will introduce you to resources for which you may be eligible. You will also have the opportunity to ask questions of an expert in the field of dementia care.
When a person with dementia experiences agitation, the resultant behaviors can be very difficult to manage. Geriatric psychiatrist Dr. Stephanie van Ulft will discuss pharmacological and non-pharmacological approaches, and how to determine the best option depending upon the situation.
Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias cause changes in the person’s ability to communicate. Understanding these challenges and adjusting our communication patterns can make all the difference in the world. Learn some simple rules of thumb to communicate more effectively, both verbally and nonverbally.
When you think of Hospice, think of Help. While discussing hospice services can be uncomfortable for some, those who have used hospice appreciate its true value. Learn how invaluable hospice can be to both the patient and the entire family.
Recent research suggests that veterans are at an increased risk for Alzheimer’s disease due to a variety of factors. Join us to learn about these risk factors, the warning signs of Alzheimer’s, and what you can do to increase the quality of life for those diagnosed.
You don’t have to spend a lot of money or be an expert in technology to take advantage of the many gadgets and gizmos available today. From high-tech monitors to automatic pill dispensers to sensors in the home, learn how to utilize technology to make caregiving safer and less stressful.
► Watch Past Webinars
Dementia vs. Alzheimer’s: What’s the difference & why it matters
Red wine, vitamins and Alzheimer's: Do they work?
Diagnosing Alzheimer's: How To Prepare For The Appointment
Why are evenings so difficult? Sundowning & Alzheimer’s disease
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Improving cognition: How to use the senses for people with dementia
How to use simple physical activities to benefit people with dementia
Caregivers speak: I wish I knew then what I know now
How you can use music to help a person with Alzheimer’s
Learning to connect: Relating to the person with Alzheimer's
Gadgets, gizmos and technology to make Alzheimer’s care safer and less stressful
Alzheimer’s medications: What they are and what they do