Calendar – Elder Care – Creating Confident Caregivers Workshop Begins in Marquette – Apr. 4

April 1, 2017

Marquette – A “Creating Confident Caregivers” workshop will start on Tuesday, April 4 from 3 to 5 p.m. in Marquette.

Creating Confident Caregivers is a program in select regions of Michigan, for family caregivers of persons with dementia and/or memory loss. Creating Confident Caregivers is a six-session workshop led by trained dementia care specialists. This university tested program provides participants with information, skills and attitudes to manage stress and increase their effectiveness as a Caregiver.

This is a six week workshop which meets once each week on Tuesdays. If you are interested in participating in this workshop, contact UPCAP at 1-800-338-7227, dial 2-1-1 or visit www.upcap.org.… Read the rest

Calendar – Elder Care – “Creating Confident Caregivers” Workshop Begins in Escanaba – Mar. 2

February 27, 2017

Escanaba – “Creating Confident Caregivers” workshops will start on Thursday, March 2 from 2 to 4 p.m. in Escanaba.

Creating Confident Caregivers is a program in select regions of Michigan, for family caregivers of persons with dementia and/or memory loss. Creating Confident Caregivers is a six-session workshop led by trained dementia care specialists. This university tested program provides participants with information, skills and attitudes to manage stress and increase their effectiveness as a Caregiver.

This is a six week workshop which meets once each week on Thursdays. If you are interested in participating in this workshop, contact UPCAP at 1-800-338-7227, dial 2-1-1 or visit www.upcap.org .… Read the rest

Calendar – Elder Care – “Living with Alzheimer’s for the Middle-Stage Caregiver” Series Begins – Feb. 28

February 25, 2017

Marquette – The Alzheimer’s Association will host the three part series “Living with Alzheimer’s for the Middle-Stage Caregiver” beginning on Tuesday, February 28 from 1 to 3 p.m. at 309 S. Front Street, Suite 233 in Marquette. Part two of the series will be on Tuesday, March 7 from 1 to 3 p.m. Part three of the series will be on March 14 from 1 to 3 p.m.

In the middle stage of the disease, caregivers become hands-on caregivers. Join in the discussion and learn about how to provide safe, effective and comfortable care in the middle stage of Alzheimer’s. Please RSVP to 800-272-3900 or 906-228-3910.… Read the rest

Calendar – Elder Care – Creating Confident Caregivers Workshop Begins in Escanaba – Feb. 9

February 6, 2017

Escanaba – A “Creating Confident Caregivers” workshop will start on Thursday, February 9 from 2 to 4 p.m. in Escanaba.

Creating Confident Caregivers is a program in select regions of Michigan, for family caregivers of persons with dementia and/or memory loss. Creating Confident Caregivers is a six-session workshop led by trained dementia care specialists. This university tested program provides participants with information, skills and attitudes to manage stress and increase their effectiveness as a Caregiver.

This is a six week workshop which meets once each week on Thursdays. If you are interested in participating in this workshop, contact UPCAP at 1-800-338-7227, dial 2-1-1 or visit www.upcap.org .… Read the rest

Calendar – Elder Care – Educational Program on the Basics of Memory Loss, Dementia, and Alzheimer’s Disease – Feb. 4

February 1, 2017

Skandia – Emanual Lutheran Church and the Alzheimer’s Association will host and educational program on the Basics memory loss, dementia and Alzheimer’s disease on Saturday, February 4 at 10:30 a.m. at Emanual Lutheran Church on U.S. 41 in Skandia.

The program will include information on the detection, causes and risk facts, stages of the disease, treatment and much more. The event is free.

For more information, call Lindsay Juricek at 800-272-3900 or 906-228-3910.… Read the rest

Calendar – Elder Care – Creating Confident Caregivers Workshops in Marquette Begin – Jan. 10

January 7, 2017

Marquette – A “Creating Confident Caregivers” workshop will start on Tuesday, January 10 from 3 to 5 p.m. in Marquette.

Creating Confident Caregivers is a program in select regions of Michigan, for family caregivers of persons with dementia and/or memory loss. Creating Confident Caregivers is a six-session workshop led by trained dementia care specialists. This university tested program provides participants with information, skills and attitudes to manage stress and increase their effectiveness as a Caregiver.

This is a six week workshop which meets once each week on Tuesdays. If you are interested in participating in this workshop, contact UPCAP at 1-800-338-7227, dial 2-1-1 or visit www.upcap.org.… Read the rest

Calendar – Elder Care – Matter of Balance Class Begins in Marquette – Jan. 10

January 7, 2017

Marquette – UPCAP will be offering an 8 week “Matter of Balance” class on Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to noon beginning on January 10 at Brookridge Heights in Marquette.

A Matter of Balance is designed to reduce the fear of falling and increase activity levels among older adults. Participants learn to set realistic goals to increase activity, change their environment to reduce fall risk factors, and learn simple exercises to increase strength and balance.

There is no cost to attend. The program includes snacks and program materials. To register, call Tammy at 225-4615. For more information, go to www.upcap.org.… Read the rest

Calendar – Elder Care – Alzheimer’s Cafe – Dec. 14

December 11, 2016

Marquette – Dr. Jennifer Dehlin, from Singletrack Heath Care and Associate Medical Director of Lake Superior Hospice, will present at the Alzheimer’s Cafe on Wednesday. December 14 from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Lake Superior Adult Day Services on the ground floor of Messiah Lutheran Church, 305 W. Magnetic Street in Marquette.

Dr. Dehlin will be answering questions about memory loss, and advice on making your medical care work for you. There will be coffee and snacks provided.

The cafe meets monthly on the 2nd Tuesday of the month and is open to anyone interested in memory loss, dementia, or Alzheimer’s. For more information call Ruth at 225-7760.… Read the rest

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