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Agape Senior will Host the Community Dementia Educational Series at The Shepherd's Center of St. Andrews 2015 Winter Session

Posted by Amy Quenneville on December 31, 2014 at 3:40 PM Comments comments (0)

Agape Senior will host the Community Dementia Educational Series at The Shepherd’s Center of St. Andrews during their 2015 Winter Session

 

Agape Senior will present the Community Dementia Educational Series at the Shepherd’s Center of St. Andrews, starting Tuesday, January 13th, 2015 through March 10th, 2015 at 9:30 a.m. They meet at Ashland United Methodist Church, 2600 Ashland Road, Columbia, SC 29210. If you are interested in attending please contact the Shepherd’s Center of St. Andrews at 803-731-9394.

Topics that will be covered:

“Understanding Dementia”

“Creating Quality Activities for Dementia Loved Ones”

“Financial Resources for Dementia Care”

“The Reality of the 7 Stages of Dementia”

“Understanding the Role of Medication”

“How to be a Healthy Caregiver”

“Children Dealing with Loved Ones with Dementia”

“Family Moments – Understanding the Person with Alzheimer’s”

 

 

Agape Senior Partnering with Gaston Public Library to Present Community Dementia Education

Posted by Amy Quenneville on December 31, 2014 at 3:35 PM Comments comments (0)

Agape Senior Partnering with Gaston Public Library to present Community Dementia Education at Two Different Dates and Times

 

On Monday, February 2nd, 2015 at 5:45 p.m. and Thursday, February 5th at 2:00 p.m. , Agape Senior presents “Understanding Dementia” at Gaston Public Library located at 214 South Main Street, Gaston, SC. The presentation reviews the signs and symptoms of dementia and looks at how to better care for someone with Alzheimer’s or a like dementia. We will share stories and supply resources to educate and support individuals caring for a loved one with dementia. If you or someone you know is interested in attending or an organization that would like to host this type of event please contact Amy Quenneville at 803-212-5276.

 

Agape Senior and Tri City Partner to Present Dementia Education Series

Posted by Amy Quenneville on December 31, 2014 at 3:30 PM Comments comments (0)

Tri City Dementia Education Series Continues

 

Agape Senior Partners with Tri City Senior Center and continues the community dementia education series. The upcoming dates and topics are listed below:

 

Tuesday, February 10th at 10:00 a.m.

“How to be a Healthy Caregiver”

 

Tuesday, March 10th at 10:00 a.m.

“Children Dealing with Loved Ones with Dementia”

 

These are all open to the community. No reservations are required. Please call Amy Quenneville at 803-212-5276 with any questions.

 

Agape Senior Partnering with Gaston Public Library to Present Community Dementia Education Series

Posted by Amy Quenneville on November 26, 2014 at 2:50 PM Comments comments (0)

Agape Senior Partnering with Gaston Public Library to present Community Dementia Education at Two Different Dates and Times

 

On Monday, February 2nd, 2015 at 5:45 p.m. and Thursday, February 5th at 2:00 p.m. , Agape Senior presents “Understanding Dementia” at Gaston Public Library located at 214 South Main Street, Gaston, SC. The presentation reviews the signs and symptoms of dementia and looks at how to better care for someone with Alzheimer’s or a like dementia. We will share stories and supply resources to educate and support individuals caring for a loved one with dementia. If you or someone you know is interested in attending or an organization that would like to host this type of event please contact Amy Quenneville at 803-212-5276.

 

Agape Senior will host the Community Dementia Education Series at Shepherd's Center of St. Andrews Winter 2015 Session

Posted by Amy Quenneville on November 26, 2014 at 2:45 PM Comments comments (0)

Agape Senior will host the Community Dementia Educational Series at The Shepherd’s Center of St. Andrews during their 2015 Winter Session.

 

Agape Senior will present the Community Dementia Educational Series at the Shepherd’s Center of St. Andrews, starting Tuesday, January 13th, 2015 through March 10th, 2015 at 9:30 a.m. They meet at Ashland United Methodist Church, 2600 Ashland Road, Columbia, SC 29210. If you are interested in attending please contact the Shepherd’s Center of St. Andrews at 803-731-9394.

Topics that will be covered:

“Understanding Dementia”

“Creating Quality Activities for Dementia Loved Ones”

“Financial Resources for Dementia Care”

“The Reality of the 7 Stages of Dementia”

“Understanding the Role of Medication”

“How to be a Healthy Caregiver”

“Children Dealing with Loved Ones with Dementia”

“Family Moments – Understanding the Person with Alzheimer’s”

 

 

Tri City Dementia Education Series Continues

Posted by Amy Quenneville on November 26, 2014 at 2:40 PM Comments comments (0)

Tri City Dementia Education Series Continues:

 

Agape Senior Partners with Tri City Senior Center and continues the community dementia education series. The upcoming dates and topics are listed below:

 

Tuesday, January 13th at 10:00 a.m.

“Understanding the Role of Medication”

 

Tuesday, February 10th at 10:00 a.m.

“How to be a Healthy Caregiver”

 

Tuesday, March 10th at 10:00 a.m.

“Children Dealing with Loved Ones with Dementia”

 

These are all open to the community. No reservations are required. Please call Amy Quenneville at 803-212-5276 with any questions.

 

Free Conference for Caregivers Caring for Loved Ones with Dementia

Posted by Amy Quenneville on October 30, 2014 at 11:10 AM Comments comments (0)

Free Conference for Caregivers Caring for Loved Ones with Dementia

 

The Caregiver Coalition of the Midlands will hold their annual conference “Creating Harmony In Caregiving” on Saturday, November 8th, 2014 at Riverbanks Zoo at 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The keynote speaker will be Jolene Brackey, Nationally known author of Creating Moments of Joy. Jolene will help us “catch a vision” for caring for our seniors. A vision that will look beyond the challenges of a disease and help us focus on creating moments of joy. Jolene’s energy and fun-loving style of sharing will help bring hope and joy to each of us. Register for this FREE conference by calling PrimeTimers at 803-296-5978. Also the conference will have Dale Hamrick, M.D. discussing “Getting In Tune with the Doctor”, Jim Graddick, Violinist and Cyndi Boot, Drum Facilitator, teaching rhythmic solutions as a stress reliever. Lunch is provided. Register today! You do not want to miss this great event!

 

Dementia Symposium Earn CEUs

Posted by Amy Quenneville on October 30, 2014 at 11:05 AM Comments comments (0)

Dementia Symposium for Dementia Experts featuring well-known author, Jolene Brackey

 

Creating Moments of Joy: Dementia Symposium 2014 for Dementia Experts at Agape Conference Center, 1624 Main Street, Columbia, SC on November 10th and 11th, 2014. Join Agape Senior as we bring together Dementia Experts, along with one of the most well-known authors on Alzheimer’s Disease, Jolene Brackey, for an eye-opening symposium filled with heartwarming and inspirational solutions for anyone who has been touched by the Alzheimer’s journey.

*12 CEUs for LTC Administrators available for attending the full 2 – day event

*7.75 contact hours (.78 continuing education units) approved by AHEC for clinicians (RNs, LPNs, Social Workers, PTs, OTs, pharmacists, pharm techs, CMAs)

Registration deadline is October 30th, 2014

Full 2 – Day event ($50, no CEUs)

Full 2 – Day event ($75, CEUs)

1 – Day only ($25, no CEUs)

1 – Day only ($50, CEUs)

 

Any questions contact: Amy Quenneville, Senior Solutions Advisor at 803-212-5276 or Agape University at 803-207-8153 or AgapeUniversity@AgapeSenior.com.

 

 

Life Blooms Eternally in Columbia, SC

Posted by Amy Quenneville on October 30, 2014 at 11:05 AM Comments comments (0)

Life Blooms Eternally in Columbia, SC

Agape Hospice would like to announce our 5th Annual “Life Blooms Eternally”, which will be held at locations throughout the state of South Carolina for the month of November. November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month. Locally in Columbia, we will celebrate on Monday, November 3rd at the State House Grounds from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

 

Agape Hospice will transform the grounds into a stunning display of color with over 500 floral umbrellas for the “Life Blooms Eternally” display. Each umbrella represents a life that was touched by hospice services.

 

The public is invited to these free events. As a tribute, a donation can be made to purchase one of the floral umbrellas in honor or memory of a loved one. Proceeds benefit the Agape Senior Foundation which assists hospice patients across the state of South Carolina. For more information about “Life Blooms Eternally” events, or to purchase an umbrella, please contact Lisa Livingston with the Agape Senior Foundation at 803-454-0365 or agapesenior.com/foundation.html.

 

Dementia Community Education Series in West Columbia

Posted by Amy Quenneville on October 30, 2014 at 11:00 AM Comments comments (0)

Agape Senior will host Community Dementia Educational Series in West Columbia

Agape Senior has been hosting a Community Dementia Educational Series at 1053 Center Street, West Columbia. The final class “How to be a Healthy Caregiver” will be Monday, November 3rd, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Topics that have been covered:

“Understanding Dementia”

“Creating Quality Activities for Dementia Loved Ones”

“Financial Resources for Dementia Care”

“The Reality of the 7 Stages of Dementia”

“Understanding the Role of Medication”

“How to be a Healthy Caregiver”

 

The series is free to the community. No reservations required. Please call Amy Quenneville at 803-212-5276 with any questions.

 


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