Home and Community-based Service Agency Academic Partnership — A Research Engagement Workshop

Share Experiences.  Share Findings.  Facilitate Planning. PURPOSE: Bringing agencies and researchers together with home care aides, clients, and informal caregivers who have engaged in a PCORI-funded research project to discuss lessons learned. Topics for discussion include Education in the basic…

The Many Faces of Dementia

Loyola University School of Social Work Annual Summer Institute on Aging 2018 • Understand the various forms of dementia • Develop skills in empathic communication • Recognize family & cultural dynamics in caregiving • Interventions across the trajectory of the…

La BROCHA April Art Workshop in Southeast Chicago

Latinas/os Buscando Refugio y Optimismo Cuando Hacen Arte – Latinas/os seeking refuge & optimism when doing art (LA BROCHA – The Paintbrush) invites older Latinas/os to participate in a free art workshop led by a professional artist.   When: Saturday,…

Addressing Transportation, Dementia and Caregiving

Title: Dementia, Caregiving & Transportation Date: Wednesday, April 25, 2018 Time: 2:00-3:30pm Eastern Register now. Description:  The National Aging and Disability Transportation Center (NADTC) collaborated with Dementia Friendly America and Dementia Friendly Prince George’s County, Maryland to conduct a Dementia,…

Dementia Friendly Network Meeting

Dementia Friendly Network Meeting:  Handling Transitions in Dementia The Rush Alzheimer's Disease Center is pleased to invite you to our spring Dementia Friendly Network meeting. In this workshop we will discuss recognizing symptoms, common changes and how we all can…

Changing The Way We Look At Dementia 

By Judith Graham FEBRUARY 8, 2018 Come join us on Feb. 13 from 12:30 to 2 p.m. ET for a live discussion about improving care and services for people with dementia and supporting caregivers. RSVP here.    Navigating Aging focuses on medical…

Middle-Stage Caregiving (Part 2) to be continued…..

The middle stages of Alzheimer's are typically the longest and can last for many years. As dementia progresses, the person with Alzheimer's will require a greater level of care. During this time, it's important to get the support you need…

Adapting Activities for People with Alzheimer’s Disease

Doing things we enjoy gives us pleasure and adds meaning to our lives. People with Alzheimer's disease need to be active and do things they enjoy. However, don't expect too much. It's not easy for them to plan their days…