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October 2019

Hope & Help Hour – Fall Series – October

October 17, 2019 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
East Texas Builder’s Association Event Center, 2023 Alpine Road
Longview, TX 75601 United States
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Free

Our Fall series will bring you experts on different topics and support for those living with Alzheimer's and related dementias.

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November 2019

Hope & Help Hour – Fall Series November

November 21, 2019 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Longview Museum of Fine Arts, 215 E Tyler St
Longview, TX 75601 United States
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Our Fall series will bring you experts on different topics and support for those living with Alzheimer's and related dementias.

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January 2020

Week 1 – Journey Education & Support Group 8-Week Course – January 7

January 7 @ 5:45 PM - 7:15 PM
East Texas Alzheimer’s Alliance Office, 911 NW Loop 281, Ste 211-40
Longview, Texas 75604
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Week 1 of our NEW free 8-week Journey Education & Support Group Course topic "Group Overview, Introduction, & Sharing Ideas" will be presented by Morgan Patel. The Journey group will meet weekly for 8 weeks with each meeting having a time for education (approximately 45 minutes) all together followed by a time for discussion and support with diagnosed individuals and caregivers splitting into two groups.  The support groups will be facilitated each week by Morgan Patel and Dorothy Horne.  

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Week 2 – Journey Education & Support Group Course – January 14

January 14 @ 5:45 PM - 7:15 PM
East Texas Alzheimer’s Alliance Office, 911 NW Loop 281, Ste 211-40
Longview, Texas 75604
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Week 2 of our NEW free 8-week Journey Education & Support Group Course topic "The Basics with Medical Professionals" will be presented by Dr. James Sawyer and Dr. Stacey Holder. Drs. Sawyer and Holder will give an overview of Alzheimer's/dementia and the progression/stages. The Journey group will meet weekly for 8 weeks with each meeting having a time for education (approximately 45 minutes) all together followed by a time for discussion and support with diagnosed individuals and caregivers splitting into…

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Hope & Help Hour – Spring Series – January 16

January 16 @ 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
East Texas Builder’s Association Event Center, 2023 Alpine Road
Longview, TX 75601 United States
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Our January 16 topic "From a Patient's Perspective" presented by Mr. Don Kent. Don Kent is a retired lawyer, having practiced for over 41 years.  He has a Bachelor's degree in political science from Baylor University and a law degree from the University of Houston Law School.  He was board certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.  From 1987 until his retirement in December 2017, he focused his practice in medical malpractice defense -…

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Week 3 – Journey Education & Support Group – January 21

January 21 @ 5:45 PM - 7:15 PM
East Texas Alzheimer’s Alliance Office, 911 NW Loop 281, Ste 211-40
Longview, Texas 75604
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Week 3 of our NEW free 8-week Journey Education & Support Group Course topic "Making Plans with Legal Professionals" will be presented by Kristen Ishihara. Kristen will answer your questions "What documents do I need? and How do you pay for long-term care?" The Journey group will meet weekly for 8 weeks with each meeting having a time for education (approximately 45 minutes) all together followed by a time for discussion and support with diagnosed individuals and caregivers splitting into…

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Week 4 – Journey Education & Support Group – January 28

January 28 @ 5:45 PM - 7:15 PM
East Texas Alzheimer’s Alliance Office, 911 NW Loop 281, Ste 211-40
Longview, Texas 75604
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Week 4 of our NEW free 8-week Journey Education & Support Group Course topic "Changing Relationships" will be presented by Betty Kirkindoll and Dorothy Horne.  Betty is an ETAA Director and has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's.  Dorothy Horne is also an ETAA Director and was a caregiver.  They will discuss telling friends/family, dealing with the stigma, adjusting to dependency, and changing roles/relationships. The Journey group will meet weekly for 8 weeks with each meeting having a time for education (approximately…

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February 2020

Week 5 – Journey Education & Support Group – February 4

February 4 @ 5:45 PM - 7:15 PM
East Texas Alzheimer’s Alliance Office, 911 NW Loop 281, Ste 211-40
Longview, Texas 75604
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Week 5 of our NEW free 8-week Journey Education & Support Group Course topic "Maintaining Independence/Memory Loss" will be presented by Lori Tooker.  Lori will discuss wellness principles, role of proper nutrition and exercise, general health considerations, and maintaining an active lifestyle. The Journey group will meet weekly for 8 weeks with each meeting having a time for education (approximately 45 minutes) all together followed by a time for discussion and support with diagnosed individuals and caregivers splitting into two…

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Week 6 – Journey Education & Support Group – February 11

February 11 @ 5:45 PM - 7:15 PM
East Texas Alzheimer’s Alliance Office, 911 NW Loop 281, Ste 211-40
Longview, Texas 75604
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Week 6 of our NEW free 8-week Journey Education & Support Group Course topic "Communication" will be presented by Sandi Brenton.  Sandi will discuss understanding impact of AD on language, techniques to enhance communication, and coping with language difficulties. The Journey group will meet weekly for 8 weeks with each meeting having a time for education (approximately 45 minutes) all together followed by a time for discussion and support with diagnosed individuals and caregivers splitting into two groups.  The support…

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Week 7 – Journey Education & Support Group – February 18

February 18 @ 5:45 PM - 7:15 PM
East Texas Alzheimer’s Alliance Office, 911 NW Loop 281, Ste 211-40
Longview, Texas 75604
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Week 7 of our NEW free 8-week Journey Education & Support Group Course topic "Coping with Loss & Driving" will be presented by LaDarius Carter.  LaDarius will discuss changing pace and expectations including driving. The Journey group will meet weekly for 8 weeks with each meeting having a time for education (approximately 45 minutes) all together followed by a time for discussion and support with diagnosed individuals and caregivers splitting into two groups.  The support groups will be facilitated each…

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