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April

12
6:00pm
SIU School of Medicine, 801 North Rutledge, Springfield, IL

This program is designed to equip family members and others for the caregiving role.  Developed by the University of Minnesota,
the classes will help you gain:
-A better understanding of the disease
-The skills to assess the abilities of the person with dementia
-The confidence to set and alter caregiving goals
-Strategies to manage the day‐to‐day care of the person with dementia, including personal care
-The skills to take better care of yourself
-Tips on how to build a positive partnership with healthcare professionals

 

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20
4:00pm
3rd Floor, Simmons Cancer Institute at SIU Medicine, 315 W. Carpenter St., Springfield

Feeling sluggish, stressed or down?

Invest in a four-week yoga class and learn tools to manage your mood and beat the blues! Yoga has been shown to effectively alleviate symptoms of stress, depression and anxiety.

Beginning Friday, April 20, the class will meet for Fridays, 4-5 pm, through May 11.

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May

2
10:00am
First United Methodist Church, 2941 S. Koke Mill Rd., Springfield

Seniors with cognitive impairment, such as dementia or early stage Alzheimer’s disease, are invited to join a new program designed to improve their quality of life. With a focus on cognitive, physical and emotional health, Minds in Motion uses themed programs, brain games, light exercise, interaction and a communal meal to engage participants’ five senses. The Center for Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders at Southern Illinois University Medicine is coordinating the program, funded by the Community Foundation for the Land of Lincoln King’s Daughters Organization Blackstock Fund.

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16
10:00am
First United Methodist Church, 2941 S. Koke Mill Rd., Springfield

Seniors with cognitive impairment, such as dementia or early stage Alzheimer’s disease, are invited to join a new program designed to improve their quality of life. With a focus on cognitive, physical and emotional health, Minds in Motion uses themed programs, brain games, light exercise, interaction and a communal meal to engage participants’ five senses. The Center for Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders at Southern Illinois University Medicine is coordinating the program, funded by the Community Foundation for the Land of Lincoln King’s Daughters Organization Blackstock Fund.

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June

6
10:00am
First United Methodist Church, 2941 S. Koke Mill Rd., Springfield

Seniors with cognitive impairment, such as dementia or early stage Alzheimer’s disease, are invited to join a new program designed to improve their quality of life. With a focus on cognitive, physical and emotional health, Minds in Motion uses themed programs, brain games, light exercise, interaction and a communal meal to engage participants’ five senses. The Center for Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders at Southern Illinois University Medicine is coordinating the program, funded by the Community Foundation for the Land of Lincoln King’s Daughters Organization Blackstock Fund.

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20
10:00am
First United Methodist Church, 2941 S. Koke Mill Rd., Springfield

Seniors with cognitive impairment, such as dementia or early stage Alzheimer’s disease, are invited to join a new program designed to improve their quality of life. With a focus on cognitive, physical and emotional health, Minds in Motion uses themed programs, brain games, light exercise, interaction and a communal meal to engage participants’ five senses. The Center for Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders at Southern Illinois University Medicine is coordinating the program, funded by the Community Foundation for the Land of Lincoln King’s Daughters Organization Blackstock Fund.

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