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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 what are the “related dementias” (RD)? What makes them different? And, in what ways are they alike? Join us for a detailed discussion of the...

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 bring comfort and great happiness, like those flashes of a happy day when someone graduated, or said “I do”. Join us to explore ideas for...

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 grow older. While growing older is often viewed as merely a time of physical and cognitive decline, it can also be a time rich with...

How to Successfully Support a Loved One When They Live In a Facility

Alaska Statewide – online via Zoom AK

How to Successfully Support a Loved One When They Live In a Facility Saturday, December 18 2021 @ 1:00 PM — 2:30 PM Caring for a loved one who is living in a facility can create unique challenges. It’s important for both you and your loved one to consider what some of those challenges might...

What are the Medicaid Waiver and Senior In-Home Programs?

Alaska Statewide – online via Zoom AK

What are the Medicaid Waiver and Senior In-Home Programs? Monday, January 17 2022 @ 1:00 PM — 2:30 PM Whether we are caring for a loved one or planning for ourselves, being informed and prepared is always a positive step. Join Liz Smith, Care Coordination Resource of Alaska's Anchorage Supervisor, and learn about the Medicaid...

Vascular Dementia

Alaska Statewide – online via Zoom AK

Vascular Dementia Tuesday, January 25, 2022 @ 1:00 PM — 2:30 PM Vascular dementia is widely considered the second most common cause of dementia after Alzheimer’s disease. This class will focus on the common symptoms, diagnosis, causes and risk factors associated with vascular dementia. Join us to learn ways to help reduce your risk for...