For most families, holiday are filled with opportunities for togetherness, sharing, laughter, and memories. But holidays can be filled with stress, disappointment and sadness for people with dementia and their caregivers. Learn about strategies to help make your holiday season a more joyous one!
Covers the 3 most important conversations in the early stage of dementia: How to get your loved one to go to the MD, Driving Issues, & Legal Matters
10 – 12 noon: Dr. Susan Melchiore speaks about “Senior Moments: Knowing When to Seek Help” and then from 1 – 3 p.m. Kate Monroe-Coyle, Attorney at Law, speaks about Legal matters related to dementia. Come visit our vendors that will be there special for this event!
Learn about the basics of dementia & Alzheimer’s including diagnostics, medication, communication, and what to expect thru the journey of dementia
Come and enjoy lunch and learn more about Medicare changes and open enrollment. Please RSVP to (208) 765-8364. 12:00 to 1:30 p.m.
Find out about the important aspects that need to be considered when dementia is diagnosed for those who are younger than 65 years of age.
When someone is diagnosed with Alzheimer's friends and family have many questions. What does the diagnosis mean? Join us for this series of programs that provide answers to the questions that arise in the early, middle and late stages of the disease. Reservations required.
Discover the 10 warning signs of dementia and the difference between normal aging and when you should be concerned & see a physician for further follow-up
Join us at Pacifica Senior Living for a special evening.
August 21: Scenic Day in Wallace Old Town
Pre-registered participants will
meet at The Kroc roundabout
at 10AM on Field Trip Fridays. View
individual costs and activities in the
senior newsletter at the front desk or
call Peni at 208.763.0614. All field trips
are weather permitting. A $5 donation
is recommended for transportation
provided by The Kroc Center.
Presented by Natural Grocers. Please join us for this FREE, fun cooking class! You will learn basic eating principles to not only build a healthy meal, but to make it delicious, too. You will watch the recipes being prepared while you engage with the instructor and sample the fabulous food. Recipes included! $5 suggested donation, not required
Presented by SHIBA: Is Medicare confusing? This class will help you understand your options in the Medicare program so that you will be able to make informed choices about enrollment and coverage. You will learn about SHIBA, a great resource that can help you put together the pieces of the Senior Health Insurance Puzzle. You do not need to be enrolled in Medicare to attend this class. $5 Donation Recommended, not required. This is a Life Skills Class.
A Monster of a Concert with all things spooky, kooky and crazy! You’ll hear spooky musical favorites for kids and adults: Monster Mash, Ghostbusters, Thriller and more. The rafters will shake for this fabulously entertaining free concert for all ages. Come in costume or come as you are! Trick or treating for the kids too.
Old time contradance with live music by Arvid Lundin & Deep Roots.
All dances will be taught by our caller, Emily Faulkner. No experience or partner required!
Wear comfortable clothing and no mark shoes. Contradancing is good exercise.
There will be a cake walk and a prize-tastic raffle, too!
$8 adults, kids under 12 free (raffle and cake walk tickets $1each) Proceeds to benefit the Meadowbrook Community Hall building fund
Come to an informal Q&A to help you think through your wishes for end of life care. Learn options and resources to be empowered to choose what matters most to you, and then communicate that with your loved ones.
This is the 4th Annual Coeur d’Alene Pickleball Classic and it is guaranteed to sell out. This tournament has grown beyond our region and now hosts players throughout the United States as well as Internationally.
The Tournament will be attended by many of the top players in the sport and everyone, from kids to adults will love this event.
We are also looking for Sponsors and Volunteers to make this event possible. visit www.INWPC.com to learn more.
The Alzheimer’s Association’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, this inspiring event calls on participants of all ages and abilities to reclaim the future for millions.
This year, we will be taking our walk in beautiful Riverstone Park. We hope you will join us for this important walk to find a cure! For more information or to register please visit act.alz.org/NorthIdaho