The Alzheimer’s Association of CNY presents: March Educational Programs


Currently, 410,000 New Yorkers are living with Alzheimer’s disease, and more than 1 million family and friends are providing care.

Serving the cities of Binghamton, Ithaca, Syracuse, Utica and Watertown and their surrounding counties, the Alzheimer’s Association, Central New York Chapter is here to help. The organization provides education and support to all those facing Alzheimer’s and other dementias throughout our community, including those living with the disease, caregivers, health care professionals and families. They’re also committed to advocating for the needs and rights of those facing Alzheimer’s disease and all other dementia, and advancing critical research toward methods of treatment, prevention and, ultimately, a cure.

The following programs are available for March. Please check the https://www.alz.org/centralnewyork

For additional information on Alzheimer’s and other Dementia related information

Women and Alzheimer’s: Tips from the Latest Research
March 3, 10:00am-12:00pm

Wednesday, March 3, 2021
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM EDT
24/7 Helpline: (800) 272-3900
https://www.alz.org/centralnewyork

For centuries, we’ve known that the health of the brain and the body are connected. But now, science is able to provide insights into how to make lifestyle choices that may help you keep your brain and body healthy as you age. 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 you incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging. Additional Information Please register online or call the 24/7 Helpline, 1.800.272.3900, to receive joining instructions for this seminar. To register: Women and Alzheimer’s: Tips from the Latest Research

Effective Communication Strategies
March 10th 10:00am-11:00am

Effective Communication Strategies 3.10.21_The Central New York Chapter_Syracuse

Wednesday, March 10, 2021
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM EDT
24/7 Helpline: (800) 272-3900
https://www.alz.org/centralnewyork

This program explores how communication takes place when someone is living with Alzheimer’s, learn to decode the verbal and behavioral messages delivered by someone living with dementia, and identify strategies to help you connect and communicate at each stage of the disease. The program is one hour long. Intended for: Anyone that interacts with individuals living with Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia. To register: Effective Communication Strategies

Understanding and Responding to Dementia Related Behaviors
March 15th 4:30pm-6:00pm

Understanding and Responding to Dementia Related Behaviors_3.15.21_The Central New York Chapter_Syracuse

Monday, March 15, 2021
4:30 PM – 6:00 PM EDT
24/7 Helpline: (800) 272-3900
https://www.alz.org/centralnewyork

The Understanding and Responding to Dementia Related Behavior program of the Alzheimer’s Association is designed to provide practical information and resources to help dementia caregivers learn to decipher how best to respond. The program is one and one-half hours long. Intended for: Anyone that interacts with individuals living with Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia. To register:  Understanding and Responding to Dementia Related Behaviors

Legal and Financial Planning
March 22nd 10:00am-12:00pm

Legal and Financial Planning_3.22.21_The Central New York Chapter_Syracuse

Monday, March 22, 2021
10:00am-12:00pm EDT
24/7 Helpline: (800) 272-3900
https://www.alz.org/centralnewyork

If you or someone you know is affected by Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia, planning for the future is important. Our experts will give an overview of pertinent legal documents such as wills, powers of attorney, and health care proxies, as well as an overview of financial issues and options like Medicare, Medicaid or veterans benefits. The program is two hours long. Intended for: Individuals and families impacted by Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia. This introductory program is not a substitute for professional legal or financial advice. To register:  Legal and Financial Planning