Events

Living with Alzheimer’s: Early-Stage-For Caregivers

June 3, 2020
10:00am - 12:00pm

In the early stage of Alzheimer’s disease, families face new questions as they adjust. What does the diagnosis mean? What kinds of plans need to be made? What resources are available to help? Join us to hear practical answers to the questions that arise in the…

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West Michigan Dementia Network: A Positive Approach to Care: Teepa Snow Training

June 4, 2020
8:30am - 10:00am

The West Michigan Dementia Network is a group of professionals dedicated to learning more about dementia and translating best practices and helpful tips to other staff and caregivers. Anyone is welcome to attend these free monthly educational events.Presenter:…

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Presentation-Debunking the Myths about Clinical Research

June 11, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm

All are invited to attend this presentation to learn more about clinical research participation and ask any questions you might have. Topics addressed will include:  What is clinical researchHow do you find research opportunities and who is eligibleWhat are th…

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Supportive Communication that Works for Persons Living with Dementia

June 17, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Learn how to effectively communicate with people living with dementia using the 3-step method of communication, gestures, and positive action starters. You will develop an understanding of how communication can be enhanced through emotional connection.No cost …

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July Memory Screening Events

July 1 - 31, 2020
8:00am - 12:00pm

Most people know the benefits of medical screenings and getting their blood pressure and cholesterol checked regularly. Similarly, a memory screening can provide valuable information on how your memory is doing.  Private memory screenings take approximately th…

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What's Next? What Can I Expect When the Dementia Progresses?

July 9, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm

After a loved one receives a dementia diagnosis, many families are left wondering what the future will hold. What is the next stage? What should I know about taking them out to eat? When do we discuss no longer driving? When should I look at in-home care or as…

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Understanding Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia

July 13, 2020
12:00pm - 2:00pm

Alzheimer’s disease is not a normal part of aging. It’s a disease of the brain that causes problems with memory, thinking and behavior. If you or someone you know is affected by Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, it’s time to learn the facts. This program provid…

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August Memory Screening Events

August 1 - 28, 2020
12:00am - 12:00pm

Most people know the benefits of medical screenings and getting their blood pressure and cholesterol checked regularly. Similarly, a memory screening can provide valuable information on how your memory is doing.  Private memory screenings take approximately th…

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September Memory Screening Events

September 1 - 29, 2020
9:00am - 12:00pm

Most people know the benefits of medical screenings and getting their blood pressure and cholesterol checked regularly. Similarly, a memory screening can provide valuable information on how your memory is doing.  Private memory screenings take approximately th…

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Simple Forgetfulness or Something More? Real Facts on Alzheimer's and Dementia

September 11, 2020
1:00pm - 2:30pm

Many of us have days when common words or familiar names are just out of reach. Learn about the science behind dementia and Alzheimer's disease, and when a little forgetfulness might warrant digging deeper.While there are no age requirements, the event is gear…

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