We hope your summer is ending on a high note!
Please mark your calendar for the seminars coming up:
We are offering a variety of presentations over the next several months at the below locations, information presented includes the basics of the disease, the 10 Warning Signs, Caregiving & the Alzheimer's Association services. Anyone is welcome to come learn more about these topics. Brown bag your lunch or dinner and come on out.
Please call to register, 1-800-272-3900 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Dates include:
Thursday, August 8th, 11:00 a.m. @ Wilson County Baptist Association, Lebanon, TN- The Basics
Tuesday, August 27th, 5:30 p.m. @ Creekside Assisted Living, Murfreesboro, TN- Caregiver's Seminar (includes dinner)
Wednesday, September 4th, 12:30 p.m. @ Goodlettsville Library, Goodlettsville, TN- The Basics
Wednesday, September 18th, 12:30 p.m. @ JL Clay Senior Center, Franklin, TN- The Basics
Wednesday, September 25th, 6:30 p.m. @ Bellevue Presbyterian Church, Bellevue, TN- The Basics (meal can be purchased prior to event)
Early Stage Services
Early stage social programs are a great way for those in the early stages of Alzheimer's/dementia and their caregivers to socialize and reminisce. Groups and families are both welcome. We can assist with transportation costs and have volunteers to help with groups. These are FREE programs with lunch included, flyer below.Call 800-272-3900 to register or email Tcloudemail@example.com.
Education Conferences & Events
REGISTER NOW: Family Caregiver Conference for 2013 will be on Friday, September 27th at First Baptist Nashville (flyer below).
Also Brain Health A-Z, Health Expo in Clarksville August 17th (flyer below). Be on the lookout for a caregiver appreciation event in Rutherford County in November. Sponsorship available for all 3 events, contact Tiffany for more information.
We are helping spread the word: Registration is now open for the 2013 Geriatric Update for professionals put on by the Meharry Geratric Education Center. The Conference, including continuing education credit, is Saturday, September 28th. For more information visit: http://www.mmc.edu/education/som/centers/academic-centers/geriatric/geriatricupdatehome.html
News you may be interested in:
** We have over 31 support groups in the Middle TN area. Two of which are for those in the early stages of Alzheimer's/dementia. Please go to alz.org/altn or email Tcloudfirstname.lastname@example.org for a list of groups.
Welcome new groups, Maple Hill Church of Christ in Lebanon, TN. It is facilitated by Tammye Whitaker & they meet the second Sunday of the month at 6 p.m. There is also a new group at the Mt. Juliet Senior Center in Mt. Juliet, TN. It is facilitated by Kathy Leedy & they meet the fourth Friday of the month at 10 a.m..
** Trial Match is the Alzheimer's Association free matching service for healthy volunteers and those with the disease to get matched with pharmacological and non-pharmacological studies in their area. We know that finding a cure greatly depends on participants for these types of studies. Please visit www.alz.org/trialmatch to sign up.
** Please contact the Alzheimer's Association anytime at 1-800-272-3900.
We provide education, resources & support to those affected by Alzheimer's and other types of dementia.