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Healthy Body, Healthy Brain

Alaska Statewide – online via Zoom AK

Healthy Body, Healthy Brain Tuesday, October 19 2021 at 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM 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...

Nutrition and Aging

Alaska Statewide – online via Zoom AK

Nutrition and Aging Monday, November 8 2021 at 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM 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 .

The Grieving Caregiver

Alaska Statewide – online via Zoom AK

The Grieving Caregiver Monday, November 15 2021 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Providing care to a loved one who is suffering through a terminal illness is highly stressful in itself.  With Alzheimer’s disease, or any form of dementia, a good deal of stress can come from adjusting to new challenges and mourning losses each...

Fall Prevention

Alaska Statewide – online via Zoom AK

Fall Prevention Tuesday, November 16 2021 @ 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Falling is a major reason that older people injure themselves and lose independence. In this class you will learn how to identify hazards in the home that can cause falls. We will discuss how vision, medication management, and physical activity can make a...

Assisted Living: If, When, and How

Alaska Statewide – online via Zoom AK

Assisted Living: If, When, and How Friday, November 19 2021 at 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Making the decision to move to assisted living or a new residence for a loved one is difficult. Join us in a discussion about if the time might be right, what options are available in the community, and how...

Holidays and Traveling: Tips For a Loved One Living With Dementia

Alaska Statewide – online via Zoom AK

Holidays and Traveling: Tips For a Loved One Living With Dementia Saturday, November 20 2021 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Holidays are a time of joy and celebration, but the excitement could be overwhelming for your loved one living with dementia. Travel can also be a challenge. Join us to learn ways to make...

Sleep and Dementia – Promoting a Good Night’s Sleep

Alaska Statewide – online via Zoom AK

Sleep and Dementia - Promoting a Good Night's Sleep Tuesday, November 23 2021 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Many people living with dementia experience a wide array of sleep problems. Problems include waking up many times during the night, staying awake longer, sundowning, and daytime sleepiness. These sleep patterns can have many causes. Join...

The Related Dementias in ADRD

Alaska Statewide – online via Zoom AK

The Related Dementias in ADRD Friday, December 3 2021 @ 1:00 PM — 2:30 PM It is widely understood that Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is one type of progressive dementia. But...

The Memory Keeper

Alaska Statewide – online via Zoom AK

The Memory Keeper Tuesday, December 7 2021 @ 1:00 PM — 2:00 PM Some memories are better retained or hardwired than others as dementia progresses. Memories have the ability to...

Caring for our Aging Selves

Alaska Statewide – online via Zoom AK

Caring for our Aging Selves Wednesday, December 15 2021 @ 11:00 AM — 12:30 PM Aging is a universal feature of human life: we grow, we grow up, and we...