Upcoming Programs & Events

Alzheimer’s Disease and Down Syndrome: What You Need to Know

January 30, 2024 12:00 pm

This seminar will be facilitated by Pam Myers, RN and Program Director for the Alzheimer’s Association, Central and Northwest Ohio chapters. This presentation is open to the community and healthcare professionals and offers one CEU for social workers and nurses. Ms. Myers will discuss common warning signs as well as the connection between Alzheimer’s Disease and Down Syndrome, the importance of an accurate diagnosis; how to obtain one and how to plan for life after diagnosis; as well as practical tips and strategies for care.

RSVP: Anne Farley, Community Relations Director, 440-398-9333 or via email to CRD.Powell@ganzhorn.com

Managing Dementia-Related Behaviors

February 8, 2024 10:00 am

Caring for a loved one with dementia poses many challenges for families and caregivers. Some of the greatest challenges of caring for that loved one are the personality and behavior changes that often occur. Dr. Douglas Scharre, Medical Director for The Ganzhorn Suites of Powell, and Director of Cognitive Neurology & Medical Director for The Memory Disorders Clinics at The Ohio State Wexner Medical Center will discuss: Why certain behaviors may occur, how caregivers can modify their own approach to help decrease challenging behaviors, resources for caregivers and healthcare professionals. This program is open to the public as well as healthcare professionals. It is also approved for one CEU for social workers and nurses.

RSVP: Anne Farley, Community Relations Director, 440-398-9333 or via email to CRD.Powell@ganzhorn.com

Memory Loss Empowerment Group - Avon

February 13, 2024 6:00 pm

As a caregiver, it can feel challenging to find the care and support YOU need to be at your best. Join our Memory Loss Empowerment Group where caregivers share resources, insight, advice and encouragement to empower each other. You’ll learn helpful tips and techniques for caregiving along with approaches that worked for others in similar situations. You’ll also have an opportunity to talk about your personal caregiving experiences and share advice with others.

RSVP: Shakeeta Winborn, Community Relations Director, 440-616-2005 or via email to crd.avon@ganzhorn.com