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A 6-part workshop series designed to help family caregivers find a balance while caring for a loved one. Learn to: reduce stress, make tough decisions, navigate family dynamics and connect with resources!
Contact Kkouba@jannus.org or call Karen (208) 947-4283
Let`s celebrate the National Senior Nutrition Programs and enjoy free webinars throughout the month of March. Webinar #1: Trifecta: Nutrition, Socialization, & Health & Well-Being.
•Date: Thursday, March 4th, 1.00pm-2.00pm MT
ICOA`s goal is to reduce the risk of institutionalization for Idahoans by providing services to assist seniors as they age. This not only reduces private and/or public cost incurred by institutionalization but allows the elderly to reside in their home.
Congregate Meal Programs:
This is the first webinar out of a series of 4 webinars sponsored by the Administration for Community Living to celebrate National Senior Nutrition Programs.
Exploring Non-Motor Symptoms: Neuropathy, Fatigue, GI Issues
Tuesday, March 9th
11 AM MST/10 AN PST
Presenters: Ellen Walter, APRN-CNP and Steven Swank, PharmD
Most people with Parkinson’s find non-motor symptoms to be more troublesome and disabling than motor symptoms. In this collaborative Expert Briefing, we cover the disruptive symptoms of fatigue, neuropathy and gastrointestinal issues and how they may relate to Parkinson’s, medications or aging — and cover evidence-based treatments.
For more details, please contact the Parkinson’s Foundation’s Helpline at 1-800-4PD-INFO (473-4636) or Helpline@Parkinson.org.
New Knowledge Adventures, sponsored by AARP Idaho and Idaho State University Meridian Health Sciences Center, is offering online Zoom classes at no charge to anyone age 50 and over. Classes run from March 16 through May 13 and cover a wide variety of topics including healthy aging, travelogues, cooking/baking, fraud prevention, and history. Registration begins March 9thh at http://aarp.cvent.com/NKASpring2021. Contact AARPID@aarp.org or call 208-899-1226 for more information.
This is the second webinar out of a series of 4 webinars sponsored by the Administration for Community Living to celebrate National Senior Nutrition Programs.
Mental Well-being and Memory
Tuesday, April 20th
11 AM MST/10 AM PST
Presenter: Gregory Pontone, MD, MHS
How does aging affect cognition compared to Parkinson’s? In this Expert Briefing, a neuropsychiatrist discusses tips to stay mentally well, how Parkinson’s progression affects cognition, along with treatments for cognitive impairment and dementia in Parkinson’s. He will also highlight how medications can negatively affect cognition in Parkinson’s and which ones to avoid.
For more details, please contact the Parkinson’s Foundation’s Helpline at 1-800-4PD-INFO (473-4636) or Helpline@Parkinson.org
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