August 21 – 23, 2013: It’s All About Seniors – Aging Well
The Missouri Association of Area Agencies on Aging (MA4) invites you to attend the 10th Annual Show Me Summit on Aging and Health, at the Capitol Plaza Hotel and Convention Center in Jefferson City. More information will be available soon on MA4’s website at www.ma4web.org.
CAT Tip #1, April 2013: CAT Prowls in the Black Box
CAT Tip 1 April 2013 is the first monthly tip in the new series from Primaris on the use of antipsychotic medications in nursing homes. These tips are designed after the Pressure Ulcer Prevention (PUP) tips.
Please visit Primaris’ website at www.primaris.org/antipsychotics.
The Missouri Local Area Network for Excellence (MOLANE) is the state coalition for Advancing Excellence. MOLANE will provide a new tip each month.
June 21, 2013: Organize a team for this sunrise-to-sunset event and raise funds and awareness for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. To learn more, please visit the Alzheimer’s Association website, www.alz.org or http://thelongestday.alz.org/.
So, What Are Meaningful Activities…Developing Dementia Care Activity Programs
June 13, 2013: Examples and demonstrations show caregivers ways to incorporate activity-based care into the lives of individuals throughout the disease progression, from early-stage to end-of-life care. Click Here To Register
Foundations of Dementia
June 14, 2013: This program will provide a solid framework for understanding Alzheimer’s. Click Here To Register
For more information, please call 1-800-272-3900 or visit www.alz.org/stl/in_my_community_professionals.asp.
Living with Alzheimer’s for Caregivers: Early Stage
April 4, 2013 – April 25, 2013 (Thursdays, 10am – Noon)
May 6, 2013 – May 20, 2013 (Mondays, 10am – Noon)
Living with Alzheimer’s for Caregivers: Middle Stage
April 17, 2013 – May 1, 2013 (Wednesdays, 10am – Noon)
May 2, 2013 – May 16, 2013 (Thursdays, 10am – Noon)
Living with Alzheimer’s for Caregivers: Late Stage
May 8, 2013 and May 15, 2013 (Wednesdays, 10am – Noon)
May 23, 2013 and May 30, 2013 (Thursdays, 10am – Noon)
Please visit the website at www.alz.org/mid-missouri/in_my_community_education.asp#living for more information. Registration is required. Many programs, support groups and trainings will now take place at the Alzheimer’s Education Center, 2400 Bluff Creek Drive, Columbia, Missouri, located in the lower level of the Chapter office. The Alzheimer’s Association – Mid-Missouri Chapter serves 29 counties in the Central and Northeast area of Missouri.