Connecting With a Person with Memory Loss Beginning with a basic understanding of Alzheimer’s disease and its effect, this program explores communication principles necessary to maintain meaningful connections. Using scenarios, this training offers tips and useful strategies to help with communication issues over the course of the disease.
Become a Dementia Friend by completing this one-hour session. Learn five key messages about dementia and develop action steps to help your community. Each participant with receive a Dementia Friend pin and become a member of this global movement developed by the Alzheimer’s Society in the United Kingdom.
Follow the Ramirez family in a 4-episode mini-series as they confront the challenges of Alzheimer’s when Grandma Gloria starts showing signs of memory loss. Following each episode, there will be a discussion about the warning signs, the process of getting a diagnosis, disease progression and the challenges that families face before they come together.
Hear about current efforts to advocate for policy changes at the local, state, and federal levels that improve the quality of life for people with Alzheimer’s disease and their families. Current advocacy priorities include: increasing funding for Alzheimer’s research, addressing the needs of caregivers, and making communities more dementia friendly.
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