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November is National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month and Family Caregivers Month
posted 11.08.2012

According to the Alzheimer's Association, there are nearly 15 million Alzhiemer's and dementia caregivers. In recognition of National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month and Family Caregivers Month, ASA will feature resources and blog posts recognizing caregivers, especially those caring for people with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia.

 

 

Recent Posts From ASA's AgeBlog:

Alzheimer’s Caregiving: The Value of Preparation, Information and Education 
By Dr. Amy D’Aprix

Show You Care: Celebrate National Family Caregivers Month
By ASA Staff

Person-Centered Dementia Care Should be the New Norm
By Jennifer Tucker

The Other Side of Alzheimer’s—One Caregiver’s Journey
By Alison Biggar

SHARE-ing Resources and Education for Those with Early-Stage Dementia and their Caregivers
By Carol J. Whitlatch

Tough Talk from a Caregiving Wife
Conversation with Diana Denholm

Upcoming ASA Web Seminars:

Helping Seniors with Loss of Independence
November 14, 2012 (Wednesday)
10:00 AM Pacific / 11:00 AM Mountain 12:00 PM Central / 1:00 PM Eastern
Speakers: Dr. Amy D'Aprix and Mary Alexander
Part of the Family Caregiver Support Series, sponsored by Home Instead Senior Care.
Free and Open to Everyone. Includes Free CEUs

Strategies to Help with Tough Issues: Driving, Bathing, and Managing Medications
November 26, 2012 (Monday)
11:00 AM Pacific / 12:00 PM Mountain / 1:00 PM Central / 2:00 PM Eastern
Speaker: Teepa Snow
Part of the Moving Forward with Alzheimer's and Dementia Series, sponsored by Senior Helpers and the Alzheimer's Foundation of America.
Free and Open to Everyone. Includes Free CEUs.

Cognitive and Sensory Activities: Non-Pharmacological Interventions for Dementia
December 4, 2012 (Tuesday)
11:00 AM Pacific / 12:00 PM Mountain / 1:00 PM Central / 2:00 PM Eastern
Speakers: Dr. Aaron Powell, Katherine Hickok and Dr. Samuel Gontkovsky
Part of the Healthy Longevity Series, sponsored by the Home Care Assistance.
Free and Open to Everyone. Includes Free CEUs

Multi-Generational Living
December 12, 2012 (Wednesday)
10:00 AM Pacific / 11:00 AM Mountain/ 12:00 PM Central / 1:00 PM Eastern
Speakers: Dr. Amy D'Aprix and Mary Alexander
Part of the Family Caregiver Support Series, sponsored by Home Instead Senior Care.
Free and Open to Everyone. Includes Free CEUs

Additional Resources:

AgeBlog

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