• February 8, 2023
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Learning to avoid situations that increase anxiety and distressed responses on the part of both the person living with AD/ARD and the care partner. Includes demonstrations of tools and techniques useful in daily caregiving.

Location:
Fairview Shores – Meeting Room 1
902 Lee Rd #26
Orlando, FL 32810


  • February 8, 2023
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Improve Memory
Daily exercise helps to improve memory and cognition.

Be More Alert
Exercise with cognitive tasks improves alertness and thinking.

Improve Coordination

Exercise helps improve physical and cognitive function.
Led by Experts

Exercises led by professionals with 20+ years of experience.
Convenience

Participate in classes or on-demand workouts any time.
Evidence-Based

Engage in an evidence-based program that challenges you.
Socialize with Others
Meet new friends from all over the world.
Inspiration and motivation to keep you accountable.
Maintain consistency with your exercise schedule.

Join on Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/99890322883?pwd=V0JJZ0s0NjlXT25jOTlPdlZtVGdYQT09#success

 

 

Jackie Russell, a graduate of The Ohio State University, is co-founder of the online neurofitness platform, Total HealthWorks – a virtual group exercise site for Alzheimer’s, M.S., Parkinson’s and the Aging Brain. Jackie and colleague David Zid also created OhioHealth Delay the Disease™– an evidence-based Parkinson’s wellness program. Founded in 2006, they have grown their Parkinson’s-specific exercise classes in 30 states and Canada. She has been a featured speaker and educator at symposia and professional education courses nationally. Previously employed in a variety of nursing specialties (neurosurgery, orthopedics, critical care, and oculoplastics), Jackie’s current passion is bringing optimism and hope to a seemingly hopeless diagnosis. Regular exercise is the newest “drug” in the treatment of these diseases. In her spare time, Jackie enjoys, golf, paddle boarding, and playing with her grandchildren.

Venue:   Zoom Teleconference


  • February 16, 2023
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm

A daylong event at the new Edyth building to highlight how Alzheimer’s & Dementia Resource Center assists, educates and empowers the care partners of loved ones living with a dementia diagnosis. If you know of anyone living with dementia, please come by this event.

You are encouraged to drop by anytime between 9 AM – 4PM, or you can visit for one or all of these specific presentations:

  • 10 AM Relieving Stress with Meditation, Movement, and Gratitude by Dr. Lezle Laws
  • 10:45 AM Hope for the Future by Alexandra Garnier-Mercier of the Florida Brain Bank
  • 11 AM An update on Alzheimer’s & Research by Dr. Sheila Baez-Torres of K2 Medical Research
  • 12 PM The Power of Music Demonstration and Performance by Ashley Gravette of ADRC
  • 1 PM Workshop “When Words Don’t Work” by Edith Gendron, COO of ADRC, PAC-certified trainer and consultant
  • 2 PM Driving and Aging

The Edyth
199 S. Knowles Ave.
Winter Park, FL

Light refreshments will be served.


  • February 16, 2023
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Communication encompasses much more than the words we use. This workshop will provide the participants with tools, techniques and strategies for communicating with someone who is living with a dementia related illness when words are no longer useful.

Presented By: Edith Gendron

Venue:   Edyth Bush Charitable Foundation

Address:
199 S Knowles Ave, Winter Park, Florida, 32789, United States


  • March 5, 2023
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • March 13, 2023
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • March 20, 2023
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • March 27, 2023
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • April 3, 2023
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • April 10, 2023
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

An evidence based 6 week (2 hours each week) series that provides the non-professional caregiver with the knowledge, skills, tools and strategies to increase confidence and reduce the stress of caring for someone living with Alzheimer’s disease or other form of dementia. This series provides understanding of the progressive nature of the disease while teaching strategies for contented involvement, positivity, focusing on the moment and recognizing joy in each day.


  • March 6, 2023
    10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • April 3, 2023
    10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • May 1, 2023
    10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • June 5, 2023
    10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • July 3, 2023
    10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • August 7, 2023
    10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • September 4, 2023
    10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • October 2, 2023
    10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • November 6, 2023
    10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • December 4, 2023
    10:00 am - 11:00 am

Join Dr. Lezlie Laws for one hour each month as she leads caregivers through this stress reducing, health increasing, monthly workshop. Learn to move your body more and increase mindfulness in every day life.

M&Ms for the Soul is held on the first Monday of each month on Zoom.

Register in advance for this meeting:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEudu-opjopHdaCdPuHVdDdegc9lOXXRZnB

 

Venue:   Zoom Teleconference


  • March 8, 2023
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • March 15, 2023
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • March 22, 2023
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • March 29, 2023
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Participe en una serie educativa dividido en 4 partes, 2 horas a la semana el cual presentara opciones de estilo de vida que podemos incluir para reducir nuestro riesgo de desarrollar la enfermedad de Alzheimer basado en la ciencia.

Venue:   Healthy West Orange

Address:
1200 E. Plant Street, Winter Garden, Florida, 34787


  • March 9, 2023
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Caregivers need care, too. This workshop will discuss the critical need for caregivers to understand they must have a scheduled plan for their care. Learning the resources that can help as well as the strategies and tools to ask for and accept help.

Venue:   Flourish In Place

Venue Website:

Address:
1080 Woodcock Road, Suite 276, Orlando, Florida, 32803, United States


  • March 29, 2023
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Venue:   Dove Room

Address:
480 W. Central Parkway, Altamonte Springs, Florida, 32714, United States


  • May 18, 2023
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • December 6, 2023
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Discussion of the various techniques for staging, with emphasis on functional staging and the GEMS system. Understanding how the progression (stages) of the various types of dementia produce responses in the person living with AD/ARD.

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