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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...

Savvy Caregiver

Alaska Statewide – online via Zoom AK

Savvy Caregiver October 20 2021 at 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM 6-week webinar, meeting every Wednesday 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...

Art Links

Alaska Statewide – online via Zoom AK

Art Links Thursday, October 21 2021 at 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM You Might Also Be Interested In .

Mind Works™ [12-week course – 10/25–1/17]

Alaska Statewide – online via Zoom AK

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...

Voices of the Last Frontier

Alaska Statewide – online via Zoom AK

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...

Art Links

Alaska Statewide – online via Zoom AK

Art Links Thursday, November 4 2021 at 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Theme: Symbol of the Artic – A Walrus You Might Also Be Interested In .

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

Alaska Statewide – online via Zoom AK

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,

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 .

Memory Café

Alaska Statewide – online via Zoom AK

Memory Café Thursday, November 11 2021 at 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Topic: Gratitude 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...

Best Practices for Providing Person-Centered Care for Individuals with Intellectual / Developmental Disabilities and Dementia – Part 1

Alaska Statewide – online via Zoom AK

Best Practices for Providing Person-Centered Care for Individuals with Intellectual / Developmental Disabilities and Dementia – Part 1 Tuesday November 16 2021 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Part 1 of a 2 part series – attend 1 or both Part one (November 16) of this series will discuss the importance of early detection which...

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...

Art Links

Alaska Statewide – online via Zoom AK

Art Links November 18 2021 at 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Theme: Give Thanks! You Might Also Be Interested In .

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...