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EDUCATION 
 
Dementia Friend Information Sessions

You become a Dementia Friend by attending a one-hour information

session to learn the five key messages about dementia, what it’s like to

live with the disease, and how to turn your understanding into action

that supports people living with dementia.

Sessions offered through:

       Princeton Community Education. 

              Register at  www.ceisfun.com.  

       ACT Princeton’s Dementia Friends Champion trainers.  (Available to groups of all sizes.)

              To schedule a session or for more information, click on this link to the contact page and send a message.

Click HERE to learn more about Dementia Friends.

 

Dementia Friendly @ Work

This is a one-hour educational session for staff of business and service organizations, as well as other community settings.  The training focuses on understanding dementia, communication tips and taking action to create an environment that is safe, respectful, and welcoming for people living with dementia.

  • Learn what dementia is and some Alzheimer’s facts

  • Recognize the early signs of Alzheimer's

  • Learn tips for communicating and interacting with a person who has dementia

  • Learn tips for creating a dementia-friendly physical space

  • Get familiar with resources in your community

 Sessions offered through:

        ACT Princeton’s Dementia Friends Champion trainers (available to groups of all sizes)

               To schedule a session or for more information, click on this link to the contact page and send a message.

Understanding Alzheimer's and Dementia

Alzheimer’s disease is not a normal part of aging. If you or someone you know is affected by Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, it’s time to learn the facts. This program provides information on detection, causes and risk factors, stages of the disease, treatment, resources and support.

One hour length class.   

Sessions offered through:

         Princeton Community Education

                 Register at  www.ceisfun.com  

         ACT Princeton. Teachers trained through the Alzheimer's Association Minnesota-North Dakota chapter. 

                 To schedule a class or for more information, click on this link to the contact page and send a message.

Know the 10 Signs

If you or someone you know is experiencing memory loss or behavioral changes, it’s time to learn the facts. Early detection of Alzheimer’s disease gives you a chance to begin drug therapy, enroll in clinical studies and plan for the future. This interactive workshop features video clips of people with Alzheimer’s disease.

One hour length class.

Sessions offered through:

         Princeton Community Education

                 Register at  www.ceisfun.com  

         ACT Princeton. Teachers trained through the Alzheimer's Association Minnesota-North Dakota chapter.

                 To schedule a class or for more information, click on this link to the contact page and send a message.

Healthy Living For Your Brain and Body: Tips From the Latest Research

For centuries, we’ve known that the health of the brain and the body are connected. But now, science is able to provide insights into how to make lifestyle choices that may help you keep your brain and body healthy as you age. Join us to learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement, and use hands-on tools to help you incorporate these healthy recommendations into a plan for healthy aging.   

One hour length class.

Sessions offered through:

         Princeton Community Education 

                Register at  www.ceisfun.com

         ACT Princeton. Teachers trained through the Alzheimer's Association Minnesota-North Dakota chapter.

                 To schedule a session or for more information, click on this link to the contact page and send a message.

CAREGIVER SUPPORT

Caregiver Support Group

A confidential, professionally facilitated opportunity for caregivers to gather together and exchange ideas and information. An opportunity to share the struggles and demands of caregiving, as well as the rewards. This group focuses on the caregiver, with respite services available.

    4th Tuesday of each month 1:00-2:30 pm

    Oasis Adult Day Center/Freshwaters Church  112 7th Ave N. Princeton, MN
Questions? Contact Family Pathways at 763-631-0469

Respite available courtesy of Oasis Adult Day Center 763-631-1150.

 

Memory Café

A welcoming safe place where adults with memory loss and their care partners can come together for conversation, activities and refreshments. A new theme is provided each month for open ended discussion, reminiscing, and social connection.

      1st Thursday of each month 10:00-11:00 am

      Princeton Civic Center, 503 N. 9th Street, Princeton MN

      Starting in June of 2019

 For more information, click on this link to the contact page and send a message.   

The Gathering

The purpose is to provide safe and enjoyable, non-medical respite care for seniors while also providing a few hours or relief for caregivers. This FREE program includes lunch, crafts, light chair exercises games and socialization.

     

     2nd and 4th Tuesdays 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

     Karmel Covenant Church  5799 Co. Rd 6 NW   Princeton, MN
     Contact the church office to register:  763-389-3169  or office@karmelcov.org

"Person I am With" Cards
To download, click on the images. These can easily be presented on a cell phone.