Alzheimer’s Association Support Groups & Workshops
First Monday of every month – 6:00 p.m.: Genesis – Marietta Center, 117 Barlett Street, Marietta, OH… For more information, contact Pam Parsons at (740)-373-1867 or Pamela.Parsons@genesishcc.com or the Alzheimer’s Association at (800)-272-3900.
First Wednesday of every month – 1:00 p.m. First Lutheran Church, 1701–19th Street, Parkersburg, WV… For more information, contact Joe Lantz, MSW, LCSW, at (304)-422-9293 or the Alzheimer’s Association at (800)-272-3900
Second Monday of every month – 1:00 p.m. Belpre Senior Center – 1614 Washington Avenue, Belpre, OH… For more niformation, contact Susie Casto at (304)-482-4602 or firstname.lastname@example.org or the Alzheimer’s Association at (800)-272-3900.
Upcoming Workshop at Emmanuel Baptist Church:
September 12 at 1:00 p.m. – What’s New in Science… As the largest non-profit funder of Alzheimer’s disease research in the world, the Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voice in the pursuit of effective treatment and prevention. Learn more about dynamic science and collaborative efforts happening around the globe to help us reach or vision of a world without Alzheimer’s disease.
October 18 at 12:00 p.m. – Basics of Alzheimer’s… This workshop covers what you need to know about Alzheimer’s diseas and dementia, including information on detection, causes and risk factors, stages of the disease, treatment and much more.
November 16 at 11:00 a.m. – Know the 10 Signs… This workshoop aims to increase awareness of the warning signs of Alzheimer’s, the benefits of early detection and diagnosis and it also addresses common myths about
December 15 at 10:00 a.m. – Effective Communication Strategies…. As people with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias progress in their journey and the ability to use words is lost, families need new ways to connect. Join us to explore how communication takes place when someone has Alzheimer’s, learn to decode the verbal and behavioral messages delivered by someone with dementia, and identify strategies to help you connect and communicate at each stage of the disease.