New Jersey-Based Non-Profit to Host Programs to Support Individuals and Families Impacted by Alzheimer’s and Other Dementias
Roseland, NJ (June 3, 2019) – Alzheimer’s New Jersey, the independent, New Jersey non-profit providing continuous hope and support for those battling Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias in New Jersey’s local communities, is proud to today announce a full slate of community education programs in the month of June.
These programs are designed to educate individuals and families who are being impacted by Alzheimer’s and provide them with the resources to cope with and manage the different stages of the disease. All classes are free and open to the public, however pre-registration is required and available online at www.alznj.org.
Below please find a comprehensive schedule of the June Community Education Programs:
Alzheimer’s 101 –
This program provides a comprehensive overview for anyone looking to learn about memory loss, Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. This presentation is designed for caregivers and attendance is not recommended for persons with dementia.
June 19, 2019 – 7:00 PM
United Presbyterian Church of Flanders
58 Drakesdale Rd.
Flanders, NJ 07836
Conversation with an Expert –
Join Andrew E. Budson, MD Professor of Neurology at Boston University School of Medicine and Associate Director for research at Boston University’s Alzheimer’s Disease Center for an informal discussion of Alzheimer’s disease and caregiving concerns.
June 12, 2019 – 3:00 PM
Lebanon Reformed Church at Skunk House
188 Maple St.
Lebanon, NJ 08833
Coping with Behavior Changes –
Learn why people with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia experience behavior changes, what those behaviors mean and how to cope with challenging behaviors. This presentation is designed for caregivers and attendance is not recommended for persons with dementia.
Highland Park, NJ
June 19, 2019 – 2:00 PM
Parker Adult Day Center – Highland Park
443 River Rd.
Highland Park, NJ 08904
June 19, 2019 – 3:00 PM
Friendship House, St. Claire’s Boonton Campus
130 Powerville Rd.
Boonton, NJ 07005
Communication Tips and Techniques in Alzheimer’s Disease –
As Alzheimer’s disease progresses, people with the disease lose their ability to use words to communicate. Learn how to enhance communication at each stage of the disease. This presentation is designed for caregivers and attendance is not recommended for persons with dementia.
East Brunswick, NJ
June 19, 2019 – 11:00 AM
Alzheimer’s NJ Central Regional Office
197 NJ-18 #308
East Brunswick, NJ 08816
June 21, 2019 – 9:00 AM
Artis Senior Living of Princeton Junction
861 Alexander Rd.
Princeton, NJ 08540
June 27, 2019 – 11:00 AM
Alzheimer’s New Jersey Headquarters
425 Eagle Rock Ave. #203
Roseland, NJ 07068
Safety Considerations in Alzheimer’s Disease
Alzheimer’s disease causes progressive changes in abilities and judgment. As a result, it is important for family caregivers to anticipate potential safety risks. This program provides practical tips on fall prevention, home and medication safety, driving concerns, reducing the risk of wandering and preparing for emergencies.
June 21, 2019 – 10:00 AM
Presbyterian Church in Westfield
140 Mountain Ave.
Westfield, NJ 07090
For more information about Alzheimer’s New Jersey, including support programs and services offered, as well as how to participate in the regional walks, please visit https://www.alznj.org/ or call (888) 280-6055. Updated information on events can be found at https://www.facebook.com/alznewjersey/.
About Alzheimer’s New Jersey
Alzheimer’s New Jersey is the independent, New Jersey non-profit providing continuous support for individuals and families battling Alzheimer’s and other dementia’s in the state’s communities. Alzheimer’s New Jersey (formerly called the Alzheimer’s Association, Greater New Jersey Chapter), is the statewide, all-encompassing resource for education, support, care and guidance through every stage of the disease and is available to all those in need. Through the tireless dedication of staff, community partnerships, professional partnerships, volunteers, donors and other friends, Alzheimer’s New Jersey helps New Jersey families navigate the difficulties of today, while building a better future for the families of tomorrow. Walk to Fight Alzheimer’s is the organization’s largest fundraiser to benefit NJ families battling this devastating disease. To learn more, visit https://www.alznj.org/.