Dementia Education: Winter/Spring Seminars
Montana Alzheimer’s Association will be back at the library this winter and spring to lead one seminar per month. The library will provide some refreshments, and you are encouraged to bring your own lunch. Please call 1-800-272-3900 (24/7 helpline) to register.
February 11, 2020, 12:00-1:30PM
Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia
Alzheimer’s disease is not a normal part of aging. This program covers information about the impact of Alzheimer’s, the difference between Alzheimer’s and dementia, stages and risk factors, current research and treatments available for some symptoms, and resources.
March 10, 2020, 12:00-1:30PM
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.
April 14, 2020, 12:00-1:30PM
Dementia Conversations: Driving, Doctor Visits, Legal & Financial Planning
Often, conversations with family about changing behaviors can be challenging and uncomfortable. We will provide tips for breaking the ice with your family so you can address some of the most common issues that are difficult to discuss.
May 12, 2020, 12:00-1:30PM
Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body
Join us to learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement, and use hands-on tools to help include these tips into a plan for healthy aging.