Alzheimers Cafe in Lethbridge
The Alzheimers Cafe is held monthly in Lethbridge at the Pemmican Lodge. This is a casual get together, a chance to meet others and have a visit. NO stress, No commitment, nice people!
102 5 ave South
4th Monday of the month - next get together is Monday Feb 24/14 7pm
Next meeting of Southwood
The next meeting of Southwood is
March 18/14 7pm to 8:30pm at Southwood United Church, 10690 Elbow Drive SW Calgary
This meeting is open to those affected by Early OnSet Dementia/alzheimers (meaning a diagnosis before the age of 65). Caregivers meet in an informal and unfacilitated setting to discuss issues. Partners meet separately in a facilitated group.
Of special interest
The first provincial meeting for Early On-Set Alzheimers was held in Red Deer Saturday Sept 14. Discussion for day was Advocacy. Participants from Calgary, Edmonton, Lethbridge, Red Deer and Stettler. Guest speaker was Bill Moore-Kilgannon, Exec Director of Alberta Public Interest. Notes from the meeting ARE POSTED IN "MEETINGS”
Representatives from Calgary, Edmonton, Lethbridge and Red Deer have had 2 additional meetings through Skype and are working on a plan to advocate for our partners.
helpful travel info
Alzheimers Society of Canada has a good article regarding travel. Probably nothing you haven't thought of before, but all wriitten outl ike a little reminder as you are preparing for a trip.
At the Alzheimers Cafe in Lethbridge cards were distributed for those who wanted them. They are a business card that says"Thanks for understanding, my loved one has Alzheimers." For more information visit www.alzheimer.ab.ca
You can email me and I can send a copy to you or you can just make your own in a program like Publisher. Nice little design, simple, but when you are in a situation where people seem confused it could come in handy to be able to just hand to someone.