Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Support Group – Bismarck (March)

Dream Center - Conference Room on 2nd Floor 1805 Park Ave, Bismarck, North Dakota

Build a support system with people who understand. Alzheimer’s Association® caregiver support groups, conducted by trained facilitators, are a safe place for caregivers, family and friends of persons with dementia to: • Develop a support system. • Exchange practical information on caregiving challenges and possible solutions. • Talk through issues and ways of coping. • Share feelings, needs and concerns. • Learn about community resources.   2nd Wednesday of each month starting at 5:30 PM CST Dream Center (Conference Room on 2nd Floor) - 1805 Park Ave, Bismarck Facilitator contact: Lisa Bennett lisab2221@gmail.com  

Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia

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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. Presenter: Susan Milender, M.Ed, RDN, LRD Family and Community Wellness, NDSU Extension/Barnes County

Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Support Group – Fargo (March)

Olivet Lutheran Church (Lounge) 1330 S University Dr,, Fargo, North Dakota, United States

Build a support system with people who understand. Alzheimer’s Association® caregiver support groups, conducted by trained facilitators, are a safe place for caregivers, family and friends of persons with dementia to: • Develop a support system. • Exchange practical information on caregiving challenges and possible solutions. • Talk through issues and ways of coping. • Share feelings, needs and concerns. • Learn about community resources.   Third Thursday of each month from 6:30-7:30 PM CST Olivet Lutheran Church (Lounge) - 1330 S University Dr., Fargo Contact: 800.272.3900

10 Warning Signs | Lunch and Learn Virtual Series

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Learn how to recognize common signs of the disease, how to approach someone about memory concerns, the importance of early detection and benefits of a diagnosis, possible tests and assessments, and Alzheimer’s Association resources. Presenter: Acacia Stuckle, Family and Community Wellness, NDSU Extension/Emmons County

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

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Get 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.   Presenter: Rita Ussatis, MS, Family and Community Wellness, NDSU Extension/Cass County