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Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month Events

In support of Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month, The Mental Health Association’s Alzheimer’s Program and Advisory Committee will be hosting several special events throughout the month of November.

Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month Continental Breakfast

Tuesday, November 5, 2013
8:30-10:30 a.m.
200 Terrace Lane, Priceville

Speaker: Cissy Pearson, Outreach and SMP Coordinator, NARCOG Area Agency on Aging
Topic: Medicare Outlook for 2014
This program is free, but registration is requested by calling
The Terrace at 256-260-0400 by November 1.

Continuing education credit will be provided for nurses and social workers by Hospice of the Valley.
Memory screenings will be offered following the program by professionals at The Terrace.

Alzheimer’s Foundation of America - National Memory Screening Day® 2013

National Memory Screening Day is a national initiative to promote early detection and intervention for those concerned about memory loss as well as to educate the public about successful aging. Screenings are free and confidential and will be offered after the Alzheimer’s Awareness Month program at The Terrace at Priceville on November 5 and after the Alzheimer’s Awareness Month program at Decatur Morgan Hospital on November 15. Area healthcare professionals will conduct the brief screening.

A memory screening is not used to diagnose any particular illness and does not replace consultation with a qualified physician or other healthcare professional.

Weekend of Prayer

November 15-17, 2013
Light a “Candle of Care”

To remember and honor Americans who have been or will be affected by Alzheimer’s disease or related illnesses. Encourage your church to participate. Visit www.candlelighting.org for more information.

Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month Brunch

Friday, November 15, 2013 • 10:00 a.m. – Noon
Decatur Morgan Hospital Camp Bluebird Room

Event includes:

  • Displays from Alzheimer’s Advisory Committee Members
  • Door Prizes
  • A Brain Health puppet show will be presented by the Pilot Club of Decatur.
  • Planning for Your Future will be presented by Connie Glass, a Certified Elder Law Attorney in private practice in Huntsville.

This program is free, but registration is requested by calling 256-341-2184 by November 8.

Continuing education credit will be provided for nurses and social workers by Hospice of the Valley. Memory screenings will be offered after the program by area mental health professionals.

Download the 2013 Alzheimer’s Events Flyer.

Mental Health Association’s Alzheimer’s Program Advisory Committee

Alabama Cooperative Extension System
Alacare Home Health & Hospice
Angel Arms Senior Home Care
AseraCare Hospice
Cedar Springs Independent &
Assisted Living Community
Susan Chenault
Johnny Coker
Columbia Cottage-Hartselle
Community Action Partnership of NA
Country Cottage-Decatur
Officer Mike Cowart
Decatur Health & Rehab Center
Decatur Morgan Hospital
Decatur Morgan Hospital West Campus
Eldercare of North Alabama
Deputy Hattie J. Hampton
HGA Homecare of Decatur
Lt. James Holladay
Home Instead Senior Care
Hospice of the Valley
Hospice of North Alabama
Bettye Janis
Mental Health Center of NCA
Morgan County Dept. of Human Resources
Morningside of Decatur
My Home Place
NARCOG Area Agency on Aging
Pilot Club of Decatur
ResCare HomeCare
Dr. Terry Reynolds
River City Care & Rehabilitation Center
Summerford Nursing Home
The Terrace at Priceville
Mary Toth
Westminster Assisted Living

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