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Cleveland Area Chapter - Education Programs


Community Education
Art Interprets Alzheimer's Panel for the Community

Lake Erie College will host "Art Interprets Alzheimer's," a traveling exhibition presented by Artists Archives of the Western Reserve (AAWR). The exhibit will run from February 12- March 12, 2015. This unique two-person show includes a collection of captivating photographs by Herbert Ascherman and stunning ceramic sculptures by George Roby. There will also be artwork by Sue Roby, George's wife who suffered from Alzheimer's. The exhibits mission is to promote awareness of Alzheimer's disease, support research for a cure and portray its effects on patients, caregivers and the community. A panel targeting community members will focus on various topics; including research, therapeutic interventions, the disease process, and the artwork.

March 11, 2015 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Lake Erie College
B.K. Smith Gallery of Royce Hall for the Fine and Performing Arts
391 West Washington Street Painesville, OH 44077
To register contact: Deb Remington Phone: 440-375-7040 Email:

Easing the Stress of the Holidays- Webinar Series

This program is designed to give caregivers helpful hints and tips that will be useful during the holiday season while caring for their loved one with dementia. How can my family dinner be less stressful? What might be an appropriate gift for my loved one with dementia? How can everyone be included in holiday preparations? These questions, and more, will be discussed.

October 15, 2015 12:15 pm to 12:45 pm
Easing the Stress of the Holidays Webinar


To register contact: Phone: 440-478-5640 Email:

Healthy Habits for a Healthier You

This program was designed to provide research based recommendations about taking care of our brains and bodies in order to age as well as possible to healthy individuals of any age. PLEASE NOTE: If you have concerns about your memory, or have Alzheimer's disease- please contact the Alzheimer's Association to speak to someone about other programs that are available.

March 26, 2015 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Healthy Habits for a Healthier You
Elyria Parks and Recreation Department
1101 Prospect Street Elyria, OH 44035
To register contact: Phone: 800-272-3900 Email:


May 07, 2015 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Healthy Habits for a Healthier You
Arden Courts of Westlake
28400 Center Ridge Road Westlake, OH 44145
To register contact: Phone: 440-808-9275 Email:


June 24, 2015 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Healthy Habits for a Healthier You
Avon Senior Center
36784 Detroit Road Avon, OH 44011
To register contact: Phone: 440-934-2417 Email:

Healthy Habits for a Healthier You- Lorain

This program was designed to provide research based recommendations about taking care of our brains and bodies in order to age as well as possible to healthy individuals of any age. PLEASE NOTE: If you have concerns about your memory, or have Alzheimer's disease- please contact the Alzheimer's Association to speak to someone about other programs that are available. Light dinner provided. Program co-sponsored by Tridia Hospice.

March 10, 2015 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Healthy Habits for a Healthier You
Elmcroft of Lorain
3290 Cooper Foster Park Rd. Lorain, OH 44053
To register contact: Phone: 440-960-2813 Email:

Healthy Habits for a Healthier You- Webinar

This program was designed to provide research based recommendations about taking care of our brains and bodies in order to age as well as possible to healthy individuals of any age. PLEASE NOTE: If you have concerns about your memory, or have Alzheimer's disease- please contact the Alzheimer's Association to speak to someone about other programs that are available.

June 03, 2015 12:00 pm to 12:30 pm
Healthy Habits for a Healthier You Webinar
To register please visit:
www.anymeeting.com/alzcleveland
To register contact: Phone: Email:


June 18, 2015 10:00 am to 10:30 am
Healthy Habits for a Healthier You Webinar
To register, please visit:
www.anymeeting.com/alzcleveland
To register contact: Phone: Email:

Improving Communication- Webinar Series

This program identifies challenges faced by people with dementia. It incorporates techniques used to improve non-verbal communication, and how to best approach a person with Alzheimer's or dementia.

July 16, 2015 12:15 pm to 12:45 pm
Improving Communication Webinar


To register contact: Phone: 440-478-5640 Email:

Know the 10 Signs: Early Detection Matters

This workshop will stress the importance of early detection for Alzheimer's disease and other dementias. As 10 million baby boomers risk developing Alzheimer's, early detection of the disease becomes critical to future planning. Knowing the warning signs of Alzheimer's and getting diagnosed early is vital to receiving the best help and care possible.

March 19, 2015 12:00 pm to 12:30 pm
Know The Ten Signs: Early Detection Matters
Brooklyn Senior Center
7727 Memphis Avenue Cleveland, OH 44144
To register contact: Phone: 800.272.3900 Email:


March 24, 2015 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Know the 10 Signs: Early Detection Matters
Fairview Hospital Wellness Center
3035 Wooster Road Rocky River, OH 44116
To register contact: Phone: 440-356-0670 Email:


March 31, 2015 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Know the 10 Signs: Early Detection Matters
French Creek YMCA
2010 Recreation Lane Avon, OH 44011
To register contact: Phone: 1.800.272.3900 Email:

Know the Ten Signs- Webinar Series

This workshop will stress the importance of early detection for Alzheimer's disease and other dementias. As 10 million baby boomers risk developing Alzheimer's, early detection of the disease becomes critical to future planning. Knowing the warning signs of Alzheimer's and getting diagnosed early is vital to receiving the best help and care possible.

December 17, 2015 12:15 pm to 12:45 pm
Know the Ten Signs Webinar


To register contact: Phone: 440-478-5640 Email:

Living with Alzheimer's: One Person's Perspective

Learn about Alzheimer's disease from a person who is living with it . . . You won't want to miss this inspiring program that will feature a person in the early stage of Alzheimer's disease who will share how one learns to live with Alzheimer's disease.

March 26, 2015 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Living With Alzheimer's; One Person's Perspective
Emeritus at Newell Creek
7900 Center Street Mentor, OH 44060
To register contact: Phone: 1-800-272-3900 Email:

Making Connections- Webinar Series

This program describes social needs, and provides tools and techniques to assist in having meaningful interactions with a person that has a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia.

May 21, 2015 12:15 pm to 12:45 pm
Making Connections Webinar


To register contact: Phone: 440-478-5640 Email:

Now What Was I Saying?

This interactive workshop will explain the basics of how the brain works, the primary principles of memory, some techniques to improve memory and things you can do for improving overall brain health

April 22, 2015 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Now What Was I Saying?
Rocky River Public Library
1600 Hampton Rd. Rocky River, OH 44116
To register contact: Phone: 800-272-3900 Email:


April 23, 2015 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Now What Was I Saying?
Avon Senior Center
36784 Detroit Road Avon, OH 44011
To register contact: Phone: 440-934-2417 Email:


April 28, 2015 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Now What Was I Saying?
Heritage Presbyterian Church
515 Leavitt Rd. Amherst, OH 44001
To register contact: Phone: 800-272-3900 Email:


May 27, 2015 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Now What Was I Saying?
Ehrnfelt Senior Center
18100 Royalton Road Strongsville, OH 44136
To register contact: Phone: 440-580-3275 Email:


May 28, 2015 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Now What Was I Saying?
French Creek YMCA
2010 Recreation Lane Avon, OH 44011
To register contact: Phone: 1.800.272.3900 Email:

Now What Was I Saying? Bay Village

This interactive workshop will explain the basics of how the brain works, the primary principles of memory, some techniques to improve memory and things you can do for improving overall brain health. Lunch sponsored by O'Neill Health Care Bay Village.

April 17, 2015 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
Now What Was I Saying? Understanding and Enhancing Memory
Dwyer Memorial Senior Center
300 Bryson Lane Bay Village, OH 44140
To register contact: Phone: 440-835-6565 Email:

Planning Ahead; Summer Schedules, Travel Tips, and More!- Webinar Series

As the summer months approach, many households will be adjusting to schedule changes and upcoming vacation plans. When caregiving for someone with memory loss, it is important to support them by planning ahead for these changes. Are you planning a vacation with someone that has memory loss? Are you planning a vacation for yourself, and looking for safe care options for your loved one? Join us as we discuss this and more.

April 16, 2015 12:15 pm to 12:45 pm
Planning Ahead; Summer Schedules, Travel Tips, and More!- Webinar Series


To register contact: Phone: 440-478-5640 Email:


May 06, 2015 12:00 pm to 12:30 pm
Planning Ahead; Summer Schedules, Travel Tips, and More! - Webinar
To register, please visit:
www.anymeeting.com/alzcleveland
To register contact: Phone: Email:


May 21, 2015 10:00 am to 10:30 am
Planning Ahead; Summer Schedules, Travel Tips, and More! - Webinar
To register, please visit:
www.anymeeting.com/alzcleveland
To register contact: Phone: Email:

Planning for the Future: Legal and Financial Planning for People with Dementia - Webinar

This program is designed for diagnosed individuals and their family members who was to learn more about what legal documents are essential to manage family affairs. Many times individuals wait until an emergency arrives to complete the legal documents, this program will assist with knowing the information to get in place EARLY.

March 19, 2015 10:00 am to 10:30 am
Planning for the Future: Legal and Financial Planning for People with Dementia - Webinar
To register, please visit:
www.anymeeting.com/alzcleveland
To register contact: Phone: Email:


September 17, 2015 12:15 pm to 12:45 pm
Planning for the Future: Legal & Financial Planning for People with Dementia Webinar


To register contact: Phone: 440-478-5640 Email:

Research and Alzheimer’s disease; The Road to Better Treatments and a Cure - Webinar

As the number of Americans with Alzheimer’s disease is rapidly increasing, research plays a crucial role in understanding more about this disease. Learn about how clinical trials work, what scientists already know about Alzheimer’s disease, and where efforts are focused moving forward in the search for a cure.

April 01, 2015 12:00 pm to 12:30 pm
Research and Alzheimer’s disease; The Road to Better Treatments and a Cure - Webinar
To register, please visit:
www.anymeeting.com/alzcleveland
To register contact: Phone: Email:


April 23, 2015 10:00 am to 10:30 am
Research and Alzheimer’s disease; The Road to Better Treatments and a Cure - Webinar
To register, please visit:
www.anymeeting.com/alzcleveland
To register contact: Phone: Email:


June 18, 2015 12:15 pm to 12:45 pm
Research and Alzheimer's disease; The Road to Better Treatments and a Cure- Webinar


To register contact: Phone: 440-478-5640 Email:

The Basics- Webinar Series

This program is designed to provide you with the basic information that everyone needs to know about memory loss issues and what they mean for all of us.

March 19, 2015 12:15 pm to 12:45 pm
The Basics- Webinar


To register contact: Phone: 440-478-5640 Email:

The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease

This program is designed to provide you with the basic information that everyone needs to know about memory loss, issues and what they mean for all of us. It incorporates video interviews with professionals, patients with dementia, and caregivers discussing real-life issues.

March 11, 2015 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease
Community Room
7595 Walton Road Walton Hills, 44146
To register contact: Phone: 800-272-3900 Email:


March 25, 2015 12:15 pm to 1:45 pm
The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease
Fairhill Partners
12200 Fairhill Road Cleveland, OH 44120
To register contact: Phone: 1-800-272-3900 Email:


April 30, 2015 12:30pm to 1:30pm
The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease
Elyria YWCA Holly Hall
318 West Avenue Elyria, OH 44035
To register contact: Phone: 800-272-3900 Email:


May 15, 2015 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia, and Alzheimer's Disease
Shaker Place Apartments
3600 Northfield Road Beachwood, OH 44122
To register contact: Phone: 1-800-272-3900 Email:


June 11, 2015 10:00 am to 11:00 am
The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease
Ehrnfelt Senior Center
18100 Royalton Road Strongsville, OH 44136
To register contact: Phone: 440-580-3275 Email:

Tuesday Talks on Dementia

Join us for a series of health talks in collaboration with Lakewood Hospital on various topics related to dementia and caring for those with dementia. Snacks will be provided, please RSVP.

April 07, 2015 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Communication- What to do When Logic Doesn't Work
Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health at Lakewood Hospital
1450 Belle Ave- 2nd Floor Lakewood, OH 44107
To register contact: Phone: 216-227-2273 Email:


May 05, 2015 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Legal & Financial Matters- What You Need to Know
Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health at Lakewood Hospital
1450 Belle Ave- 2nd Floor Lakewood, OH 44107
To register contact: Phone: 216-227-2273 Email:


June 02, 2015 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Dementia Care- It Takes a Village!
Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health at Lakewood Hospital
1450 Belle Ave- 2nd Floor Lakewood, OH 44107
To register contact: Phone: 216-227-2273 Email:


July 07, 2015 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
The Value of Music and Nature
Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health at Lakewood Hospital
1450 Belle Ave- 2nd Floor Lakewood, OH 44107
To register contact: Phone: 216-227-2273 Email:


August 04, 2015 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
The Driving Conundrum- How Denial +Dementia= Disaster
Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health at Lakewood Hospital
1450 Belle Ave- 2nd Floor Lakewood, OH 44107
To register contact: Phone: 216-227-2273 Email:


September 01, 2015 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Joyce Geib, Physical Therapist Home "Safe" Home- Ways to Protect the Patient
Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health at Lakewood Hospital
1450 Belle Ave- 2nd Floor Lakewood, OH 44107
To register contact: Phone: 216-227-2273 Email:


October 06, 2015 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Why Self-Care Matters as Caregivers
Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health at Lakewood Hospital
1450 Belle Ave- 2nd Floor Lakewood, OH 44107
To register contact: Phone: 216-227-2273 Email:


November 03, 2015 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Dealing with Depression and Anxiety
Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health at Lakewood Hospital
1450 Belle Ave- 2nd Floor Lakewood, OH 44107
To register contact: Phone: 216-227-2273 Email:

Understanding Behavior- Webinar Series

This program describes some of the ways that dementia can affect behavior, as well as why a person with Alzheimer’s or a related dementia may behave in a certain way.

August 20, 2015 12:15 pm to 12:45 pm
Understanding Behaviors Webinar


To register contact: Phone: 440-478-5640 Email:

Who Should I Call?- Webinar Series

Knowing some of the resources that are available in your community can help you to be a more successful caregiver, as well as to relieve some of the stress of caregiving. The Education Team at the Cleveland Area Chapter will talk about community resources, highlight the FREE services available through our chapter, and answer your questions.

November 19, 2015 12:15 pm to 12:45 pm
Who Should I Call? Webinar


To register contact: Phone: 440-478-5640 Email:

Professional Education
Dementia Care Training

Dementia Care Training is a FREE program for both family and professional caregivers who provide care to those with dementia-related diseases. This program provides an overview of Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders, teaches effective communication techniques, gives ideas on how to engage those with cognitive problems, and provides strategies for managing challenging behavior. Four social work CEUs are available. Please plan to bring a brown bag lunch.

March 17, 2015 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Dementia Care Training
Cleveland Heights Senior Activity Center
1 Monticello Blvd Cleveland Heights, OH 44118
To register contact: Phone: 800-272-3900 Email:


April 16, 2015 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Dementia Care Training
Lake County Council on Aging
8520 East Avenue Mentor, OH 44060
To register contact: Phone: 800-272-3900 Email:


May 19, 2015 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Dementia Care Training
Lorain County Office on Aging
320 North Gateway Boulevard - 2nd Floor Elyria, OH 44035
To register contact: Phone: 800-272-3900 Email:


June 16, 2015 9:00am to 3:00pm

Dementia Care Training
Alzheimer's Association (Beachwood Office)
23215 Commerce Park Dr., Suite 300 Beachwood, OH 44122
To register contact: Phone: 800-272-3900 Email:

Enhancing Mealtime

Teaches the importance of proper nutrition and approaches for challenging mealtime situations. 1.0 social work CEU available.

June 10, 2015 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Enhancing Mealtime
Normandy Care Center
22709 Lake Rd. Rocky River, OH 44116
To register contact: Phone: 877-597-6348 Email:

Improving Communication

We will discuss communication challenges faced by people with dementia, as well as review tips and techniques for communicating with someone who has dementia. 1.0 social work CEU available.

April 29, 2015 8:00 am to 9:00 am

Improving Communication
O'Neill Healthcare
38600 Center Ridge Road North Ridgeville, OH 44039
To register contact: Phone: 877-597-6348 Email:

Making Connections

This program describes social needs, and provides tools and techniques to assist with having meaningful interactions with a person with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia. 1.0 social work CEU available.

May 13, 2015 8:00 am to 9:00 am

Making Connections
Lutheran Home at Concord Reserve
2116 Dover Center Rd. Westlake, OH 44145
To register contact: Phone: 877-597-6348 Email:

Promoting Restraint Free Care

This program will examine ways that a resident may be unintentionally restrained and provides information to proactively address their needs and maximize resident autonomy and well-being. 1.0 social work CEU

April 16, 2015 8:00 am to 9:00 am

Promoting Restraint Free Care
Brighton Gardens
27819 Center Ridge Rd. Westlake, OH 44145
To register contact: Phone: 800-272-3900 Email:

Research and Alzheimer's disease: The Road to Better Treatments and a Cure (Professionals)

As the number of Americans with Alzheimer’s disease is rapidly increasing, research plays a crucial role in understanding more about this disease. Come learn about how clinical trials work, what scientists already know about Alzheimer’s disease, and where efforts are focused moving forward in the search for a cure. 1.0 social work CEU available.

April 21, 2015 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Research and Alzheimer's disease; The Road to Better Treatments and a Cure
Manorcare
23225 Lorain Rd. North Olmsted, OH 44070
To register contact: Phone: 877-597-6348 Email:


June 17, 2015 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Research and Alzheimer's disease; The Road to Better Treatments and a Cure
Life Care Center of Westlake
26520 Center Ridge Rd. Westlake, OH 44145
To register contact: Phone: 877-597-6348 Email:

Understanding Behaviors Professional Program

This program describes some of the ways that dementia can affect behavior, as well as why a person with Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia may behave in certain ways. Discussion about when behavior becomes a concern, and the Cues and Clues model are included. 1.0 social work CEU available

June 19, 2015 8:00 am to 9:00 am

Understanding Behaviors Professional Program
Westlake Village
28550 Westlake Village Dr. Westlake, OH 44145
To register contact: Phone: 877-597-6348 Email: