PROGRAM BY PHONE: DIET & ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE: HOW CAN WE REDUCE OUR RISK?

Research has shown that the Mediterranean diet can reduce one’s risk for Alzheimer’s disease. What is the Mediterranean diet, and what dietary changes can we make quickly and easily? Join us to learn more about this diet and how it supports brain health. Presented by Registered Dietician Emmaline Rasmussen of the North Shore University Health System Center for Brain Health. This program will take place on Tuesday, July 10, 2018 from 1:00-2:00pm EST/12:00-1:00PM CST or recorded to listen to at a later time. To register for this program by phone, go to http://Alzphoneprograms.org. If no internet access, please call 800-272-3900 to register. Program provided by the Alzheimer’s Association.

Dementia vs. Alzheimer’s: What’s the Difference and Why it Matters

All people with memory loss do not have dementia, and all people with dementia do not have Alzheimer’s disease. Understanding the difference between memory loss, Alzheimer’s disease and dementia is important in getting the right treatment and follow-up care. Learn what to do when your doctor suspects Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia. Presented by Mike Bius, Multimedia Education Manager, of the Alzheimer’s Association, Illinois Chapter. This webinar will be held on Thursday, July 19th at two times: 11am-12pm EST and 2pm-3pm EST. Registration is required by visiting ALZWebinars.org. Program provided by the Alzheimer’s Association.

Healthy Living for your Brain and Body

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 optimize our physical and cognitive health as we age. Join us to learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement, and use hands-on tools to help you incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging. The program will take place at the Lexington Public Library, Eastside branch located at 3000 Blake James Drive, Lexington, KY. 40509 on Tuesday, June 5th from 11:00am-12:00pm. To register for this program, please call 1-800-272-3900. Registration is required.

Reducing the Risk of Alzheimer’s: Separating Fact from Fiction

Today, one in three seniors dies with Alzheimer’s or a related dementia. Can anything be done to reduce the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease, or to delay its onset? Dr. Gregory Jicha, a board-certified neurologist and researcher at the UK Sanders Brown Center on Aging will share the latest research on the management of risk factors for Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. This webinar will be held on Wednesday, June 6th at two times: 11am-12pm EST and 3pm-4pm EST. Registration is required by visiting ALZWebinars.org. Program provided by the Alzheimer’s Association.

Family Caregiver Workshop

This program is specialized for family caregivers and will offer information about Alzheimer’s disease and caregiving and will also provide an opportunity to reflect, regenerate, and gain a new perspective on your caregiving issues. Local and statewide experts who specialize in aging and Alzheimer’s care will present topics that are valuable to family caregivers of persons with dementia. This training is designed specifically for family caregivers and is therefore not open to those who are professional caregivers. Jointly sponsored by the UK Sanders Brown Center on Aging, Baptist Health Medical Group Neurology, Bluegrass Area Agency on Aging, and the Alzheimer’s Association.

Workshop registration fee: $10 (includes lunch). Registration is required; deadline June 1, 2018. To register, call 1-800-272-3900.
Date: June 8, 2018
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00p.m.
Location: Alzheimer’s Association 2808 Palumbo Drive Lexington KY 40509

Healthy Living for your Brain and Body and Financial Planning

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 optimize our physical and cognitive health as we age. Join us to learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement, and use hands-on tools to help you incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging. Susan O’Brien from Thrivent Financial will be talking about financial issues and how to put plans in place. The program will take place at the Alzheimer’s Association (basement conference room), located at 2808 Palumbo Drive, Lexington, KY 40509 on Friday, June 1st, 2018, from 12:00pm-1:00pm. To register for this program, please call 1-800-272-3900. Registration is required. Lunch will be provided.

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