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02/22
Powerful Tools for Caregivers workshop, March 9 – April 13, 1:30 – 3:00 (MST)

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

02/24
COVID-19 Vaccine at Garden City, Boise and ADA County Walmart Feb 26 – March 2, 8:00am – 4:00pm (Appointment needed)
03/01
Celebrating National Senior Nutrition Programs

#SeniorNutritionPrograms

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.

hhs.webex.com/hhs/j.php?MTID

•Date: Thursday, March 4th, 1.00pm-2.00pm MT

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03/02
Celebrating National Senior Nutrition Programs

#SeniorNutritionProgram

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:

A Value Proposition

 

03/04
#SeniorNutritionPrograms: Nutrition, Socialization, & Health & Well-Being Free Webinar

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.

  • Objectives of the presentation
    • Summarize the intention of the Older Americans Act
    • Discuss virtual programs (Memory Café, Thrive with Pride) and how to market these programs successfully to older Americans
    • Present how to expand initiatives to increase the outreach of seniors in need by thinking outside the box
    • Register here
03/09
Parkinsons: Exploring Non-Motor Symptoms – Neuropathy, Fatigue, GI Issues

Exploring Non-Motor Symptoms: Neuropathy, Fatigue, GI Issues

Tuesday, March 9th
11 AM MST/10 AN PST
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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.

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For more details, please contact the Parkinson’s Foundation’s Helpline at 1-800-4PD-INFO (473-4636) or Helpline@Parkinson.org.

 

03/09
Free Virtual Classes for Ages 50+

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.

03/11
# SeniorNutritionProgram: Food Insecurity & Malnutrition Free Webinar

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.

  • Objectives of the presentation
    • Distinguish between nutrition and food insecurity
    • Identify the root causes of malnutrition and present innovative approaches to combatting malnutrition
    • Discuss the importance of partnerships and lessons learned
  • Register here
04/20
Parkinson’s: Mental Well-being and Memory

Mental Well-being and Memory

Tuesday, April 20th
11 AM MST/10 AM PST
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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.

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For more details, please contact the Parkinson’s Foundation’s Helpline at 1-800-4PD-INFO (473-4636) or Helpline@Parkinson.org