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Classes

ALZ 101 class

Intro to Alzheimer’s: ALZ 101

This class is intended for anyone wanting to learn about Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders. Disease information, diagnosis and treatment, risk and prevention and coping are some of the topics shared. It is a great class to take prior to attending a caregiver support group and provides a good base of disease knowledge.

Offered the 2nd Tuesday of every month in our office from 6 – 7:30 pm.  To reserve your spot, call (512) 241-0420 or email [email protected].

Lunch and Learns

Lunch n’ Learn: Partners in Care

Steve Catoe, Positive Approach to Care and Validation Therapy Trainer, will present quality education on topics such as ever-changing roles, rounding up your posse, and finding direction on your journey. Classes are held from 11:30 - 1 pm.  There is no cost to attend and lunch is provided.  Registration required to [email protected] or call (512) 241-0420 x10.

  • July 27 - New Haven Assisted Living, Kyle, TX
  • August 10 - Schulenburg Public Library, Schulenburg, TX
  • August 24 - Killeen Chamber of Commerce Meeting Room, Killeen, TX
  • September 7 - Hutto Public Library, Hutto, TX
  • September 21- Wimberly Community Center, Wimberly, TX
  • October 5 - Stoney Brook of Belton, Belton, TX
  • October 19 - Immanuel Lutheran Church, Giddings, TX
  • November 9 - Lampasas Library, Lampasas, TX
  • November 30 - First Baptist Church, Rockdale, TX
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Facing the Challenge Caregiver Education Series

Need tips on how to care for someone with Alzheimer's or related dementia? Join Stephen Catoe, Certified PAC Trainer and Certified Validation Worker in a small group setting to explore caregiving techniques and issues. Offered in a four-part format, we welcome you to come to all or pick and choose what pertains to you. The classes will be held at the Jewish Community Center (7300 Hart Lane) from 2-4pm

October 9:  Intro to Alzheimer's: ALZ 101

  • What is Alzheimer's Disease
  • Diagnosis and treatments
  • How to cope

October 23: Behaviors and Communication

  • Agitation & Combativeness
  • Communication
  • Hallucinations
  • Preserving Dignity and Sexuality

October 30: Activities of Daily Living

  • Bathing, dressing, and toileting
  • Eating, Hydration, and Nutrition
  • Satefy and driving
  • Activities

November 13: Care for the Caregiver

  • Getting support
  • Adjustment and grief
  • Caregiving Issues
  • Communicating with family and physicians

To reserve your spot, call (512) 241-0420 or email [email protected]

Request a speaker

Request a Speaker

Need a speaker for your organization or group to talk about our services, disease information, caregiving issues and more? Contact us ([email protected]) to get something scheduled. We strive to fill every request, regardless of the topic or location.

Training for Professionals

  • In-service trainings are available for your staff on a variety of topics. There is a small fee. Contact us ([email protected]) for more information.
  • Law Enforcement Training - Educates personnel on Alzheimer’s and best practices for interacting with patients. Continuing education credits included at no cost. To request a presentation, contact [email protected]

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