Healthy Heart = Healthy Brain | July 28, 2017
Presenting the 8th Annual Friday Facts…Best Care Chats
Opening Pathways to Better Brain Health
July 28: Healthy Heart = Healthy Brain
Dr. Richard Hanna, MD, FACC, Mayo Clinic Health System
Join Dr. Hanna as he explains how working to have a healthy heart also leads to having a healthy brain.
No Cost or RSVP to Attend ∙ Refreshments & Door Prizes at Each Session
Questions? Call the Aging & Disability Resource Center (715) 839-4735
City Wide Thrift Sale | August 4, 2017
Azura Memory Care CITY-WIDE THRIFT SALE
to benefit the Alzheimer's Association
Where: The Shed, 1519 Mayer Road, Altoona (East of Altoona on the corner of Hwy 12 and Mayer Road/County Road AA)
Friday, August 4 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Help us earn a $10,000 match from Holiday Vacations
Donation Drop-Off: Tuesday, August 1 - Wednesday, August 2 from 8am-6pm at The Shed
Volunteers Needed ALL Week!!
Please call Lindsey at 715-563-2618 to help!
Carnival & Rehab Reunion | August 22, 2017
Join Oakwood Villa and staff as we raise money to fight Alzheimer's! All money raised at our Rehab Reunion and Carnival will go towards Team Oakwood Villa as we Walk to End Alzheimer's on September 23rd. Enjoy food from Big Stack Meats & Catering, snow cones and cotton candy! Also, on site will be the Altoona Police Department to do bike/car seat safety checks and senior safety checks (i.e. Elder Fraud).
Tuesday, AUG 22 11am to 2pm
RSVP to Mandy 715.838.4266
Final Affairs: A Guide to Arranging yoru Personal and Legal Affairs | August 23, 2017
A GUIDE TO ARRANGING YOUR PERSONAL AND LEGAL AFFAIRS
Obtain knowledge of end-of-life issues
Obtain valuable information and practical advice from local professionals
Clarify misconceptions surrounding end-of-life
Connect with community resources
Registration begins July 17, 2017
deadline August 16, 2017
www.adrcevents.org or contact: Aging and Disability Resource Center
715.839.4735, 1.888.338.4636, tty: use Relay (711)
Comedy for a Cause | September 21, 2017
The 1st Annual Comedy for a Cause. Proceeds benefiting the Chippewa Valley Walk to End Alzheimer's
Thursday, September 21, 2017
Early Bird Reservations: $13 ea., $20 for 2 accepted through 9/14/17
At the door: $15 ea., $25 for 2
Event from 6:00pm-8:30PM, Show 7:00 PM-8:00 PM
Call 715-797-1234 for tickets and info.
15th Annual Caregiver Resource Fair, Dinner, and Town Hall Meeting | November 13, 2017
Save the Date!
The next Annual Caregiver Event is November 13, 2017 at Peace Lutheran Church.
THE INGREDIENTS FOR HAPPINESS
- Obtain caregiving resources in the Chippewa Valley.
- Talk with experts and others who are giving care.
- Breakout sessions on: Power of Attorney & Managing Stress
- Catered dinner, on/offsite respite care, exhibits & more!
- No cost to attend.
Valuing the Invaluable: 2011 Update ~ The Growing Contributions and Costs of Family Caregiving
Family support is a key driver in remaining in one's home and in the community, but it comes at substantial costs to the caregivers themselves, to their families, and to society. If family caregivers were no longer available, the economic cost to the U.S. health care and long-term services and supports (LTSS) systems would increase astronomically.
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