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Lunch and Learn Virtual Series – Alzheimer’s Education

 

 

Alzheimer’s and Dementia Learning Series Available at McKenzie Health

We will be hosting Lunch & Learns this March and April.  Join us and start learning about best practices for yourself and your family. The dates and topics are listed below.

If you have questions, or are interested in attending, please RSVP to Kristin Rhone at 701-444-8756.

Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Learn about the impact of Alzheimer’s, the difference between Alzheimer’s and dementia, stages and risk factors, current research and treatments, and Alzheimer’s Association resources.

Thursday, March 14
12pm – 1pm CT
Presenter: Susan Milender, M.Ed, RDN, LRD
Family and Community Wellness, NDSU Extension/Barnes County

10 Warning Signs

Learn how to recognize common signs of the disease, how to approach someone about memory concerns, the importance of early detection and benefits of diagnosis, possible tests and assessments, and Alzheimer’s Association resources.

Thursday, March 28
12pm – 1pm CT
Presenter: Acacia Stuckle, Family and Community Wellness, NDSU Extension/Emmons County

Dementia Conversations: Driving, Doctor Visits, Legal and Financial Planning

Often, conversations with family about changing behaviors can be challenging and uncomfortable. Get tips for breaking the ice with your family so you can address some of the most common issues that are difficult to discuss: going to the doctor for a diagnosis or medical treatment, deciding when to stop driving, and making legal and financial plans for future care.

Monday, April 8
12pm – 1pm CT
Presenter: Erin Berentson, MPH, RDN, LRD
Family and Community Wellness, NDSU Extension/Bottineau County 

Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body: Tips from the Latest Research

OGet insights into how to make lifestyle choices that may help you keep your brain and body healthy as you age. Learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement, and use hands-on tools to help you incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging. 

Monday, April 22
12pm – 1pm CT
Presenter: Rita ussatis, MS, Family and Community Wellness, NDSU Extension/Cass County

This project is supported by funding through the North Dakota Department of Health & Human Services, Aging Services Section. 

If you have questions or are interested in attending with McKenzie Health, please contact Kristin Rhone at 701-444-8756.

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