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Alzheimer’s Awareness in Cresshill, NJ

Alzheimer's Awareness Cresskill, NJ 2013
November 17-22
This  first time event in Cresskill will provide information and resources to  educate the public about the challenges Alzheimer’s disease and other  forms of dementia poses to afflicted individuals and their families.There will be a variety of trainings, educational seminars and resources to help raise awareness. All are free and open to the public.
Calendar of Events
Date Time Event Location
11/17 1-4pm Senior Identification Program offered by Free Masons Senior Activity Center 38 Spring Street, Cresskill
1-3pm Cooking Class Open to adults caring for parents This event is sponsored by Memory Care Living *pre-registration required* Contact: vivian.korner@gmail.com La Promenade 137 Piermont Road, Tenafly
11/18 10-11am “Successful Agers” Presenter: Dr. Terri Katz Senior Activity Center 38 Spring Street, Cresskill
2-3pm Yoga Class Open to Caregivers Coolhot Yoga Studio 32 Piermont Road, Cresskill
11/19 10-11am “Alzheimer’s/Dementia A Medical Perspective”  Presenter: Patty McMullen, NP CareOne at Cresskill 221 County Road, Cressk
11/20 2-3pm Fall Prevention Presenter: Ellen Breger, Physical Therapist Palisades Rehabilitation Center 220 Knickerbocker Road, Cresskill
7-8pm Dementia and Driving Presenter: Deborah M. Longest,              Occupational Therapist, co-owner             Palisades Rehabilitation Center Palisades Rehabilitation Center 220 Knickerbocker Road, Cresskill
6:30-8:30pm “Approaching Alzheimer’s” Making Your First Response the Right Response Presenter: Amy E. Matthews, Associate Director Education Alzheimer’s Assoc. NJ Chapter Open to First Responder, Police and Fire Officers Senior Activity Center 220 Knickerbocker Road, Cresskill
11/21 1-2pm and 7-8pm “What are the Warning Signs and How to Manage Alzheimer’s” Presenter: Vivian Green Korner Certified Dementia Practitioner Cresskill Library 53 Union Avenue, Cresskill
2-3pm Representative from BC Senior Services will assist with medicare re-enrollment, Public Health Nurse, Home Helpers representative to answer questions on affordable home care. Cresskill Libray
1-4pm “Caring For the Caregiver” massages, learn about Montessori approach and activities to engage Alzheimer’s CareOne at Cresskill 221 County Road, Cresskill
3-4pm “Questions You’ve Wanted to Ask a Neurologist but Were Afraid to Ask” Presenter: Dr. Olga Noskin Palisades Rehabilitation Center 220 Knickerbocker Road, Cresskill
 11/22 3-4pm “Conversations about Dementia” Presenter: Amy E. Matthews, Associate Director, Education Alzheimer’s Assoc. NJ Chapter Sunrise of Cresskill 3 Tenakill Drive, Cresskill
4-5pm Cocktail For A Cause and Entertainment.               Donations go to Alzheimer’s Association Sunrise of Cresskill             3 Tenakill Drive, Cresskill

Additional Activities During the Week Include:

  • By appointment only, Monday-Friday 10-2pm, Free Memory Screening at the Palisades Rehabilitation Center.
  • Cresskill Library will be the center for distribution of information and  resources for caregivers.
  • During Cresskill Alzheimer’s Awareness Week, Cresskill High School biology students will be assgned to learn about  the effects of      Alzheimer’s disease on the brain.
  • Girl Scout and student  volunteers will distribute brochures to the community.
  • Kings  Supermarket will have education literature on Alzheimer’s disease for  their employees.
  • Local merchants will be offering gift certificates to  show their support tocaregivers.
  • There will be an Adult Care Brief Drive for more information visit:facebook.com/adultcarebrief

 

 

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