Lectures and Events
Parkinson’s Disease Good Start Lecture Series
Featuring Dr. Holly Shill & Dr. Sara Dhanani on the
Topic: Parkinson’s Research Update
When: Friday, Jan. 9. 2-3 p.m.
Where: Banner Sun Health Research Institute, 10515 W. Santa Fe Dr., Sun City
Call: (623) 832-2046 for more information
This free, 90-minute class is a great introduction to caring for someone with Alzheimer's disease. Whether it's someone with a new diagnosis or someone for whom you've been providing for a while, the class will help you navigate your journey. During the class featuring Lori NIsson, LCSW, you will learn the basics about:
- Progression and treatment of Alzheimer's and related dementias
- Improved communication skills to avoid arguments and upsets
- Tips for improving daily living
- Where to begin to find in-home and community assistance
When: Monday, Jan.12, 4-5:30 p.m.
Where: Banner Sun Health Research Institute, 10515 W. Santa Fe Dr., Building B, Morin Auditorium, Sun City
Registration: Call (623) 832-3248
BSHRI Community Lectures
This seminar provides an explanation of the process by which individuals apply and qualify for the Arizona Long-Term Care program. Issues discussed include eligibility criteria, services provided, and the look back period on gifts or asset transfers. The purpose is to dispel some of the myths out there when it comes to qualifying and utilizing the program.
Topic: Everything You Want to Know About ALTCS
When: Wendesday, Jan. 14, 2-3:30 p.m.
Where: Banner Sun Health Research Institute, 10515 W. Santa Fe Dr., Building B, Sun City
Registration: Free but required. Call (623) 832-3248.
Planning Ahead Class
Planning Ahead is a free two-hour class to help caregivers understand the importance of planning ahead for legal, financial and medical decisions for individuals with Alzheimer's disease/dementia. You will learn how to access relevant community resources, services and agencies. This class is for caregivers. We recommend that persons with dementia NOT attend. Featuring: Lori Nisson, LCSW.
When: Monday, Jan. 26, 3:30-5:30 p.m.
Where: Banner Sun Health Research Institute, 10515 W. Santa Fe Dr.,
Building B, Morin Auditorium, Sun City
Reigstration: Call (623) 832-3248