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September 2021

Mind Sharpener™ [12-week course – 9/14–12/9]

Tuesday, September 28 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Alaska Statewide – [Online via Zoom] AK United States

This full-brain workout is designed to help people who have concerns about their memory and want to keep their mind sharp. The classes focus on exercising the six major areas of the brain: Memory, Concentration, Processing Speed, Visual-Spatial Acuity, Language, Problem Solving,

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October 2021

Voices of the Last Frontier

Friday, October 1 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Alaska Statewide – [Online via Zoom] AK United States

Voices of the Last Frontier 8-week Chorus, meeting every Friday Voices of the Last Frontier Chorus is for those living with dementia, care partners and community volunteers. Join us weekly, via Zoom, for an engaging hour of singing, group activities and sharing stories. Check us out and see what you think! Sign-up for one meeting or attend all 8. We welcome you to join us in making music and story-telling. Let your voice be heard! Free to attend. Registration required....

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Savvy Caregiver

Saturday, October 2 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Alaska Statewide – [Online via Zoom] AK United States

Savvy Caregiver 6-week webinar, meeting every Saturday Savvy Caregiver is a 6-week webinar for family members caring for a relative living with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementias.   Savvy Caregiver provides caregivers with the skills and knowledge they need to provide the highest level of care for their loved ones, as well as for themselves.   This course focuses on improving the practice of caregiving by providing a thorough overview of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, as well as discussions...

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Mind Works™ [12-week course – 11/8–1/29]

Saturday, October 2 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Alaska Statewide – [Online via Zoom] AK United States

This full-brain workout is designed to help people who have concerns about their memory and want to keep their mind sharp. Designed for people who have mild memory loss, may have consulted a medical provider about it, and may even have gotten a diagnosis.  The classes focus on exercising the six major areas of the brain: Memory, Concentration, Processing Speed, Visual-Spatial Acuity, Language, Problem Solving,

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Art Links

Thursday, October 7 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Alaska Statewide – [Online via Zoom] AK United States

Art Links Art Links is a social support program that promotes engagement for individuals diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias or seniors at risk of isolation and depression. By using a variety of creative art ideas, we promote self-expression as well as socialization and meaningful connections. Come and share the joy of Art Links with us! Free to attend! Registration required. Share with friends and family. .       You might also be interested in:  

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Common Challenges Faced by Dementia Care Partners

Monday, October 11 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Alaska Statewide – [Online via Zoom] AK United States

Common Challenges Faced by Dementia Care Partners As care partners it can be difficult to cope with and understand the behavior changes and challenges associated with dementia, such as: refusing care, repetition, shadowing, sundowning, delusions, agitation and other trying situations. Join us to learn practical strategies to help you respond, manage and lessen the impact of these behaviors. Free to attend! Registration required. Share with friends and family. .       You might also be interested in:  

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Memory Café

Thursday, October 14 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Alaska Statewide – [Online via Zoom] AK United States

Memory Café Topic: Movies! Memory Cafés allow people living with dementia and their care partners to engage in much-needed socialization and enjoy the company of others who are on the same journey. Join our Memory Café for music, the chance to recharge, and enjoy each other’s company. Free to attend for those living with dementia and their care partners, and for those looking to improve brain wellness. Registration required. .       You might also be interested in:  

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Family Meeting

Friday, October 15 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Alaska Statewide – [Online via Zoom] AK United States

Family Meeting How can we involve different family members, near and far, in the responsibilities of caregiving? In this class you will learn how a family meeting might bring family members together to effectively: Identify needs and concerns of a loved one and those providing day-to-day care, and create opportunities for the sharing of responsibilities in ways that realistically serve the family as a whole. Free to attend! Registration required. Share with friends and family. .       You...

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Guardianship Explained

Saturday, October 16 @ 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Alaska Statewide – [Online via Zoom] AK United States

Guardianship Explained We will present an overview of Adult Guardianship in Alaska. Join us to learn about the: petitioning process duties of a guardian expectations of the court Guest Speaker TBA. .       You might also be interested in:  

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Mind Sharpener™ [12-week course – 10/18–1/10]

Monday, October 18 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Alaska Statewide – [Online via Zoom] AK United States

This full-brain workout is designed to help people who have concerns about their memory and want to keep their mind sharp. The classes focus on exercising the six major areas of the brain: Memory, Concentration, Processing Speed, Visual-Spatial Acuity, Language, Problem Solving,

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Engaging People Living with Dementia: Redirection

Tuesday, October 19 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Alaska Statewide – [Online via Zoom] AK United States

Engaging People Living with Dementia: Redirection Redirection is a powerful tool that rests on a foundation of engagement. How can you use redirection effectively while promoting the wellbeing of the people for whom you care? Come learn tools to enhance your ability to redirect as you engage with people living with dementia. This educational offering provides 1 (one) continuing nursing education contact hour. Alzheimer’s Resource of Alaska is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by Montana Nurses...

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Healthy Body, Healthy Brain

Tuesday, October 19 @ 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Alaska Statewide – [Online via Zoom] AK United States

Healthy Body, Healthy Brain Research shows that healthy habits can affect not only our brain, but our body, mind, and spirit. Come learn what the latest studies teach us about healthy living and maintaining the brain in fun ways! Free to attend! Registration required.  .       You might also be interested in:  

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Art Links

Thursday, October 21 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Alaska Statewide – [Online via Zoom] AK United States

Art Links Art Links is a social support program that promotes engagement for individuals diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias or seniors at risk of isolation and depression. By using a variety of creative art ideas, we promote self-expression as well as socialization and meaningful connections. Come and share the joy of Art Links with us! Free to attend! Registration required. Share with friends and family. .       You might also be interested in:  

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November 2021

Art Links

Thursday, November 4 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Alaska Statewide – [Online via Zoom] AK United States

Art Links Art Links is a social support program that promotes engagement for individuals diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias or seniors at risk of isolation and depression. By using a variety of creative art ideas, we promote self-expression as well as socialization and meaningful connections. Come and share the joy of Art Links with us! Free to attend! Registration required. Share with friends and family. .       You might also be interested in:  

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Mind Sharpener™ [12-week course – 11/8–1/29]

Monday, November 8 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Alaska Statewide – [Online via Zoom] AK United States

This full-brain workout is designed to help people who have concerns about their memory and want to keep their mind sharp. The classes focus on exercising the six major areas of the brain: Memory, Concentration, Processing Speed, Visual-Spatial Acuity, Language, Problem Solving,

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Nutrition and Aging

Monday, November 8 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Alaska Statewide – [Online via Zoom] AK United States

Nutrition and Aging Join us to learn more about nutrition and aging from registered dietitian, Grace Schumacher. She will cover the basics as well as ideas and techniques for picky eaters and people experiencing swallowing issues.   .       You might also be interested in:  

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Liz Smith

Care Coordination Supervisor
Anchorage

For more than 8 years, Liz has been working in Care Coordination and focusing her efforts on helping people get onto the Home and Community Based Waiver and working with the in-home folks who do not qualify for the waiver. She has spent a lot of time serving our rural communities.

Liz works with seniors, and with people who have Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. She is often inspired by the people she works with for their wisdom, their humor and their ability to overcome obstacles.