Alzheimer’s Support

Alzheimer’s Disease, Dementia and Memory Loss

Wednesday, May 12 | 10-11:30 a.m.
Cumberland County Community Forum | Virtual

Hear a brief overview on Alzheimer’s, dementia and memory loss. Invite a friend who has been affected by the disease. Share your thoughts about how we can help people in your community. RSVP by May 10.

Registration is required at 800.272.3900 or https://action.alz.org/mtg/73863276.

Alzheimer virtual meeting flier

May 2021 Delaware Valley Chapter Education Programs Calendar

Tuesday May 11
Effective Communication Strategies
1:30 – 3:00 PM
Register

Wednesday May 12
Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia
2:00 – 3:00 PM
Register

Wednesday May 12
10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s
6:00 – 7:00 PM
Register

Wednesday May 12
Cumberland County Community Forum
10:00 – 11:30 AM
Register

Thursday May 13
Effective Communication Strategies
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Register

Wednesday May 19
Dementia Conversations
2:00 – 3:00 PM
Register

Wednesday May 19
Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia
6:00 – 7:00 PM
Register

Tuesday May 25
Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia
2:00 – 3:00 PM
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Wednesday May 26
Effective Communication Strategies
2:00 – 3:00 PM
Register

Wednesday May 26
Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body
6:00 – 7:00 PM
Register

Wednesday May 26
Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related Behaviors
4:00 – 5:00 PM
Register

Online Resources

ALZConnected®: This online community connects you with other individuals living with early-stage Alzheimer’s. Share questions, experiences and practical tips via message boards or create private groups organized around specific topics.

Alzheimer’s Navigator®: An interactive online tool for people living with dementia and those who participate in providing care and making care-related decisions.

Alzheimer’s Association TrialMatch®: A free, easy-to-use clinical studies matching service that generates customized lists of studies based on information you provide. Participating in clinical research helps accelerate progress and provides valuable insight into potential treatments and methods of prevention.

Live Well Online Resources: A collection of free interactive tools that helps you navigate the personal and emotional challenges accompanying an Alzheimer’s diagnosis and provides personalized steps for living well with the disease.

Delaware Valley Chapter Educational Programs

April 2021 – June 30, 2021

Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia
Learn about the difference between Alzheimer’s and dementia, stages, risk factors and more.

Dementia Conversations: Driving, Doctor visits, Legal & Financial Planning
Learn to have honest and caring conversations about common concerns when someone begins to show signs of dementia.

Effective Communication Strategies
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.

Healthy Living for your Brain and Body: Tips from the latest Research
Join us to learn about the latest research providing insights into how to make lifestyle choices that may help you keep your brain and body healthy as you age, and use hands-on tools to help you incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging.

Understanding and Responding to Dementia Related Behavior
Learn about some of the common triggers for behaviors associated with dementia, how to assess the person’s needs, and how to intervene effectively.

10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s
Learn the 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s disease, hear from people who have the disease, and find out how to recognize the signs in yourself and others.

April 2021

10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s

April 22 at 2pm ~ Register: https://action.alz.org/mtg/73267630

April 27 at 2pm ~ Register: https://action.alz.org/mtg/73758766

April 28 at 4pm ~ Register: HTTPS://ACTION.ALZ.ORG/MTG/73962037

Effective Communication Strategies

April 22 at 6pm ~ Register: https://action.alz.org/mtg/72813568

Community Forums:

Camden County – April 27 at 2pm -Register: https://action.alz.org/mtg/73666685

Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia

April 28 at 2pm ~ Register: https://action.alz.org/mtg/73862088

Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body

April 28 at 6:30pm ~ Register: https://action.alz.org/mtg/73758890

Dementia Conversations

April 29 at 2pm ~ Register: https://action.alz.org/mtg/73267593

May 2021

Effective Communication Strategies

May 11 at 1:30pm – Register: https://action.alz.org/mtg/73666064
May 13 at 11am – Register: https://action.alz.org/mtg/73666360
May 26 at 2pm ~ Register: https://action.alz.org/mtg/73267509

Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia

May 12 at 2pm ~ Register: https://action.alz.org/mtg/73185899
May 19 at 6pm – Register: https://action.alz.org/mtg/74182420
May 25 at 2pm ~ Register: https://action.alz.org/mtg/73759456

Community Forum:

Cumberland County – May 12 at 10am – Register: https://action.alz.org/mtg/73863276

10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s

May 12 at 6pm – Register: https://action.alz.org/mtg/74181874

Dementia Conversations
May 19 at 2pm ~ Register: https://action.alz.org/mtg/73267547
May 26 at 6pm- Register: https://action.alz.org/mtg/74182731

Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related Behaviors

May 26 at 4pm ~ Register: https://action.alz.org/mtg/73962130

June 2021

Dementia Conversations

June 22 at 2pm ~ Register: https://action.alz.org/mtg/73759343

June 23 at 4pm ~ Register: https://action.alz.org/mtg/73962337

June 30 at 2pm ~ Register: https://action.alz.org/mtg/73862894

Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia

June 9 at 10am – Register: https://action.alz.org/mtg/74183311

Effective Communication Strategies

June 17 at 7pm ~ Register: https://action.alz.org/mtg/74017159

Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related Behaviors

June 8 at 1:30pm – Register: https://action.alz.org/mtg/73668125

June 15 at 11am -Register: https://action.alz.org/mtg/73668296

Delaware Valley Chapter Virtual Support Groups

As we take precautions to keep all staff, volunteers and constituents safe during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Alzheimer’s Association Delaware Valley Chapter continues to offer VIRTUAL SUPPORT GROUPS for dementia caregivers throughout May 2021.

Attendees can participate via computer or phone. Register for a virtual support group today!

Saturday, May 1 (1st Saturday of Every Month)
10:00-11:00 AM Register

Tuesday, May 4 (1st Tuesday of Every Month)
9:30-11:00 AM Register
4:00-5:30 PM (For Caregivers of Frontotemporal Dementia / FTD) Register
6:00-7:30 PM Register

Wednesday, May 5 (1st Wednesday of Every Month)
10:00-11:30 AM Register
12:00-1:00 PM Register
2:00-3:00 PM Register
3:30-5:00 PM Register
6:00-7:30 PM (Adult Children in 20s / 30s) Register
6:30-7:30 PM (conference call only) Register

Tuesday, May 11 (2nd Tuesday of Every Month)
10:30 AM-12:00 PM Register
1:00-2:00 PM Register
6:30-8:00 PM (Adult Children) Register
6:30-7:30 PM Register

Thursday, May 13 (2nd Thursday of Every Month)
2:00-3:00 PM Register

Friday, May 14 (2nd Friday of Every Month)
10:30 AM-12:00 PM Register

Saturday, May 15 (3rd Saturday of Every Month)
10:00 AM-12:00 PM (conference call only) Register
1:00-2:30 PM Register

Sunday, May 16 (3rd Sunday of Every Month)
3:00-4:00 PM (conference call only) Register

Monday, May 17 (3rd Monday of Every Month)
1:00-2:30 PM Register
2:30-4:00 PM Register

Tuesday, May 18 (3rd Tuesday of Every Month)
2:00-3:30 PM Register
3:00-4:00 PM Register
6:30-8:00 PM Register
7:00-8:30 PM Register

Wednesday, May 19 (3rd Wednesday of Every Month)
2:00-3:00 PM Register
3:00-4:30 PM Register
6:30-8:00 PM (Adult Children of Younger Onset Dementia) Register
6:30-8:00 PM Register
7:00-8:00 PM (Spanish Language) Register

Thursday, May 20 (3rd Thursday of Every Month)
2:30-3:30 PM Register
4:00-5:30 PM (conference call only) Spouses: Men Only Register

Friday, May 21 (3rd Friday of Every Month)
1:00-2:00 PM Register

Saturday, May 22 (4th Saturday of Every Month)
9:30-11:00 AM Register

Monday, May 24 (4th Monday of Every Month)
6:30-8:00 PM Register

Tuesday, May 25 (4th Tuesday of Every Month)
10:30 AM-12:00 PM Register
3:00-4:30 PM Register
6:30-7:30 PM Register
6:30-7:30 PM (For Over 50 Adult Children / Long Distance Caregivers) (conference call only) Register

Thursday, May 27 (4th Thursday of Every Month)
10:00-11:15 AM Register
5:45-7:00 PM Register
6:00-7:30 PM (For Caregivers of Frontotemporal Dementia) Register
7:00-8:00 PM Register

Thursdays of the Month 7:00-8:00 PM
May 6 Register
May 13 Register
May 20 Register
May 27 Register

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