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Banner Alzheimer's Institute and Banner Sun Health Research Institute offer a wide range of events and classes for patients, caregivers and families. Our events are free unless otherwise noted.

Banner Alzheimer’s Institute, contact 602-839-6850 or baiinfo@bannerhealth.com
Banner Sun Health Research Institute, contact 623-832-3248 or bannerresearch@bannerhealth.com.


SupportGroups
20
April, 2018



Coffee Talk for People with Parkinson’s and their Care Partners
Where
Banner Sun Health Research Institute, 10515 W. Santa Fe Drive, Morin Auditorium, Sun City
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Support Group for People with Parkinson’s and their Care Partners.
CommunityEvents
20
April, 2018



Paying for Care: ALTCS and VA Benefits
Where
Pyle Adult Recreation Center, 635 E. Rural Road, Tempe
Time
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
There are options to assist patients and families to offset the cost of long term care for those who qualify. This class will dispel common myths while reviewing eligibility criteria and steps needed to apply. Daniel Nunez with JacksonWhite Law will be presenting. ALTCS from 10:00 - 11:15 a.m. VA Benefits from 11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Free but registration is required.
SupportGroups
20
April, 2018



Early Memory Loss and Care Partner West Valley Group
Where
Banner Sun Health Research Institute, 10515 W. Santa Fe Drive, Buildings A and C, Conference Rooms, Sun
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Early Stage Dementia and Care Partner Group.
CommunityEvents
23
April, 2018



Memory Cafe at Tempe Public Library
Where
Tempe Public Library, 3500 S. Rural Road, Tempe
Time
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
As part of Dementia Friendly Tempe, the Memory Café provides a social and resource place for people living with memory loss and their caregivers. Each Monday from 9:30am – 12N, participants meet in the Tempe Learning Center (lower level). Caregivers participate in an education/support session while people with memory loss actively participate in a cognitive engagement program. The program is free of charge and no reservations are required. Information about Dementia Friendly Tempe and its Memory Café can be found at www.tempe.gov/dft or by calling 480-350-8534.
SupportGroups
24
April, 2018



Lewy Body Dementia (LBD) West Vally Support Group
Where
Banner Sun Health Research Institute, 10515 W. Santa Fe Drive, Building C, Conference Room, Sun City
Time
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Are you caring for someone with a diagnosis of one of the following conditions (Lewy Body Disease (LBD); Parkinson’s disease with dementia (Memory loss, personality changes); Parkinson’s disease with Alzheimer’s disease? Connect with other families following a similar path and professionals who work with people with Lewy Body Disease on a regular basis. If you want additional information on your person’s illness and support from families on a similar journey, this support group is available. No registration required. Drop-in group.
LifeEnrichmentPrograms
24
April, 2018



With Art in Mind
Where
Phoenix Center for the Arts, 1202 N 3rd St, Phoenix, AZ 85004
Time
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
This weekly program seeks to engage people living with dementia through weekly studio art classes at Phoenix Center for the Arts. Open to anyone living within the early to moderate stages of dementia. Each week will feature a new studio art class program taught by a professional teaching artist. With Art in Mind runs weekly on Tuesdays from 11:00am-12:30pm in the Visual Arts building, Collaboratory classroom unless otherwise specified. For more information and class schedule, Contact the Outreach Department at 602-254-3100 x 307.
SupportGroups
24
April, 2018



Adult Child Support Group
Where
Banner Alzheimer’s Institute, 901 E. Willetta Street, Phoenix
Time
5:15 PM - 7:15 PM
Caring for an aging parent with Alzheimer’s disease/dementia presents many unique challenges for adult children. Knowing that you are not alone can help you find and maintain hope as you support your parent. Come join us to share concerns, learn tips and coping strategies toward successful caregiving. No registration required. Drop-in group.
CaregiverClasses
26
April, 2018



Residential Care: When Moving Becomes the Best Option
Where
Mesa Red Mountain Library, 635 N. Power Road, Mesa
Time
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Transitioning from home to a residential care setting can be challenging for caregivers and the person with dementia. This class will discuss the importance of planning and considerations when making the transition from one level of care to another. Free but registration is required.
SupportGroups
26
April, 2018



East Valley Circle of Friends Support Group
Where
Mesa Red Mountain Library, 635 N. Power Road, Mesa
Time
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Gain Support & Meet Care Partners of Those with Memory Loss. Often it can be very helpful to talk with others who are going through similar experiences. This support group is for care partners affected by Alzheimer's disease and related dementias. This group is designed to help care partners solve problems and discuss concerns in a supportive setting. Discussions are initiated by care partners and supplemented with occasional formal presentations on relevant topics. No registration required. Drop-in group.
SupportGroups
27
April, 2018



Coffee Talk for People with Parkinson’s and their Care Partners
Where
Banner Sun Health Research Institute, 10515 W. Santa Fe Drive, Morin Auditorium, Sun City
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Support Group for People with Parkinson’s and their Care Partners.
LifeEnrichmentPrograms
30
April, 2018



Memory Cafe at Tempe Public Library
Where
Tempe Public Library, 3500 S. Rural Road, Tempe
Time
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
As part of Dementia Friendly Tempe, the Memory Café provides a social and resource place for people living with memory loss and their caregivers. Each Monday from 9:30am – 12N, participants meet in the Tempe Learning Center (lower level). Caregivers participate in an education/support session while people with memory loss actively participate in a cognitive engagement program. The program is free of charge and no reservations are required. Information about Dementia Friendly Tempe and its Memory Café can be found at www.tempe.gov/dft or by calling 480-350-8534.
LifeEnrichmentPrograms
01
May, 2018



With Art in Mind
Where
Phoenix Center for the Arts, 1202 N 3rd St, Phoenix, AZ 85004
Time
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
This weekly program seeks to engage people living with dementia through weekly studio art classes at Phoenix Center for the Arts. Open to anyone living within the early to moderate stages of dementia. Each week will feature a new studio art class program taught by a professional teaching artist. With Art in Mind runs weekly on Tuesdays from 11:00am-12:30pm in the Visual Arts building, Collaboratory classroom unless otherwise specified. For more information and class schedule, Contact the Outreach Department at 602-254-3100 x 307.
SupportGroups
02
May, 2018



Men Who Care Support Group
Where
Banner Alzheimer’s Institute, 901 E. Willetta Street, Phoenix
Time
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Just for men caring for someone with Alzheimer’s Disease or dementia. Join us monthly as we share educational and problem-focused solutions for men who are caregivers. No registration required. Drop-in group.
LifeEnrichmentPrograms
03
May, 2018



JFCS Memory Cafe
Where
Beth El Congregation, 1118 W. Glendale Ave. in Phoenix.
Time
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Jewish Family & Children Services offers a monthly program for those with memory loss and their care partners. Held the first Thursday of each month from 10-11:30 am at Beth El Congregation, 1118 W. Glendale Ave. in Phoenix. Each month has a new theme and includes meaningful and fun activities to engage the participants and stimulate their minds and bodies. A diagnosis of dementia is not required to attend. Open to all. There is no charge to attend, but registration is required. Learn more: Contact Kathy.rood@jfcsaz.org or call 602-452-4627.
SupportGroups
04
May, 2018



Coffee Talk for People with Parkinson’s and their Care Partners
Where
Banner Sun Health Research Institute, 10515 W. Santa Fe Drive, Morin Auditorium, Sun City
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Support Group for People with Parkinson’s and their Care Partners.
SupportGroups
04
May, 2018



Early Memory Loss and Care Partner West Valley Group
Where
Banner Sun Health Research Institute, 10515 W. Santa Fe Drive, Building A and C, Conference Rooms, Sun City
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Early Stage Dementia and Care Partner Group.
SupportGroups
04
May, 2018



Lewy Body Dementia Support Group
Where
Banner Alzheimer’s Institute, 901 E. Willetta Street, Phoenix
Time
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Are you caring for someone with a diagnosis of one of the following conditions (Lewy Body Disease (LBD); Parkinson’s disease with dementia (Memory loss, personality changes); Parkinson’s disease with Alzheimer’s disease? Connect with other families following a similar path and professionals who work with people with Lewy Body Disease on a regular basis. If you want additional information on your person’s illness and support from families on a similar journey, this support group is available. No registration required. Drop-in group.
LifeEnrichmentPrograms
07
May, 2018



Memory Cafe at Tempe Public Library
Where
Tempe Public Library, 3500 S. Rural Road, Tempe
Time
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
As part of Dementia Friendly Tempe, the Memory Café provides a social and resource place for people living with memory loss and their caregivers. Each Monday from 9:30am – 12N, participants meet in the Tempe Learning Center (lower level). Caregivers participate in an education/support session while people with memory loss actively participate in a cognitive engagement program. The program is free of charge and no reservations are required. Information about Dementia Friendly Tempe and its Memory Café can be found at www.tempe.gov/dft or by calling 480-350-8534.
LifeEnrichmentPrograms
08
May, 2018



With Art in Mind
Where
Phoenix Center for the Arts, 1202 N 3rd St, Phoenix, AZ 85004
Time
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
This weekly program seeks to engage people living with dementia through weekly studio art classes at Phoenix Center for the Arts. Open to anyone living within the early to moderate stages of dementia. Each week will feature a new studio art class program taught by a professional teaching artist. With Art in Mind runs weekly on Tuesdays from 11:00am-12:30pm in the Visual Arts building, Collaboratory classroom unless otherwise specified. For more information and class schedule, Contact the Outreach Department at 602-254-3100 x 307.
SupportGroups
08
May, 2018



Frontemporal Dementia (FTD) Support Group
Where
Banner Alzheimer’s Institute, 901 E. Willetta Street, Phoenix
Time
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Do you have a family member or friend diagnosed with a dementia involving the frontal lobes of the brain: Frontotemporal dementia; Primary progressive aphasia, or strokes in the frontal lobe? If so you are invited to participate in a support system sponsored by Banner Alzheimer’s Institute and Hospice of the Valley. The system includes both a monthly support group and an online group for questions and support between meetings. Meetings will be facilitated by Moira Kehayes, Social Worker, LCSW and Maribeth Gallagher, PhD, PNP, Director of Dementia Programs at Hospice of the Valley. No registration required. Drop-in group.
CaregiverClasses
10
May, 2018



Medications: What are they and What do I need to know
Where
Banner Alzheimer’s Institute, 901 E. Willetta Street, Phoenix
Time
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
While use of approved medications for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease don’t cure the illness, they can be effective in managing symptoms. This class will review medications used, how to set reasonable expectations for use, potential side effects and tips for common issues. Free but registration is required.
CommunityEvents
10
May, 2018



COMPASS: After the Dementia Diagnosis
Where
Visions Senior Living, 537 S. Higley Road, Mesa
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
This class reviews the basics of dementia from the various types to progression and treatments available. Most importantly, caregivers will learn essential strategies to avoid many of the unwanted behaviors that arise due to the demands of the illness.
SupportGroups
11
May, 2018



Coffee Talk for People with Parkinson’s and their Care Partners
Where
Banner Sun Health Research Institute, 10515 W. Santa Fe Drive, Morin Auditorium, Sun City
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Support Group for People with Parkinson’s and their Care Partners.
LifeEnrichmentPrograms
14
May, 2018



Memory Cafe at Tempe Public Library
Where
Tempe Public Library, 3500 S. Rural Road, Tempe
Time
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
As part of Dementia Friendly Tempe, the Memory Café provides a social and resource place for people living with memory loss and their caregivers. Each Monday from 9:30am – 12N, participants meet in the Tempe Learning Center (lower level). Caregivers participate in an education/support session while people with memory loss actively participate in a cognitive engagement program. The program is free of charge and no reservations are required. Information about Dementia Friendly Tempe and its Memory Café can be found at www.tempe.gov/dft or by calling 480-350-8534
LifeEnrichmentPrograms
15
May, 2018



With Art in Mind
Where
Phoenix Center for the Arts, 1202 N 3rd St, Phoenix, AZ 85004
Time
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
This weekly program seeks to engage people living with dementia through weekly studio art classes at Phoenix Center for the Arts. Open to anyone living within the early to moderate stages of dementia. Each week will feature a new studio art class program taught by a professional teaching artist. With Art in Mind runs weekly on Tuesdays from 11:00am-12:30pm in the Visual Arts building, Collaboratory classroom unless otherwise specified. For more information and class schedule, Contact the Outreach Department at 602-254-3100 x 307.
OnlineEducation
16
May, 2018



Dementia Dialogues: Let’s Go!
Where
Online
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
How do I get my person involved in activities when s/he has trouble initiating? This webinar/teleconference series will parallel the monthly Beacon newsletter and expand upon important topics that are our readers have requested in the comfort of your own space. Each webinar/teleconference is held on the 3rd Wednesday of each month from 10 – 10:30am (AZ time). To register, visit www.banneralz.org/dementiadialogues or call 623-832-3248 .
SupportGroups
18
May, 2018



Coffee Talk for People with Parkinson’s and their Care Partners
Where
Banner Sun Health Research Institute, 10515 W. Santa Fe Drive, Morin Auditorium, Sun City
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Support Group for People with Parkinson’s and their Care Partners.
SupportGroups
18
May, 2018



Early Memory Loss and Care Partner West Valley Group
Where
Banner Sun Health Research Institute, 10515 W. Santa Fe Drive, Building A and C, Conference Rooms, Sun City
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Early Stage Dementia and Care Partner Group.
LifeEnrichmentPrograms
21
May, 2018



Memory Cafe at Tempe Public Library
Where
Tempe Public Library, 3500 S. Rural Road, Tempe
Time
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
As part of Dementia Friendly Tempe, the Memory Café provides a social and resource place for people living with memory loss and their caregivers. Each Monday from 9:30am – 12N, participants meet in the Tempe Learning Center (lower level). Caregivers participate in an education/support session while people with memory loss actively participate in a cognitive engagement program. The program is free of charge and no reservations are required. Information about Dementia Friendly Tempe and its Memory Café can be found at www.tempe.gov/dft or by calling 480-350-8534.
CommunityEvents
21
May, 2018



Become a Dementia Friend
Where
Granite Reef Senior Center, 1700 N. Granite Reef Road, Scottsdale
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Become a Dementia Friend Dementia Friendly America is an ambitious initiative to change people’s perceptions of dementia by transforming the way the community thinks, talks and acts about the disease. Attending this session will help you understand what dementia is, how it affects people and how you can make a difference in the lives of people living with dementia. Learn five key messages about dementia, what are the most common types and turn this understanding into an action that will help someone living with the disease. Dementia Friends Arizona is big project that asks for a small commitment: an hour of your time to learn how to become a Dementia Friend. Free but registration is required.
LifeEnrichmentPrograms
22
May, 2018



With Art in Mind
Where
Phoenix Center for the Arts, 1202 N 3rd St, Phoenix, AZ 85004
Time
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
This weekly program seeks to engage people living with dementia through weekly studio art classes at Phoenix Center for the Arts. Open to anyone living within the early to moderate stages of dementia. Each week will feature a new studio art class program taught by a professional teaching artist. With Art in Mind runs weekly on Tuesdays from 11:00am-12:30pm in the Visual Arts building, Collaboratory classroom unless otherwise specified. For more information and class schedule, Contact the Outreach Department at 602-254-3100 x 307.
CaregiverClasses
22
May, 2018



COMPASS: After the Dementia Diagnosis
Where
Banner Alzheimer’s Institute, 901 E. Willetta Street, Phoenix
Time
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
This class reviews the basics of dementia from the various types to progression and treatments available. Most importantly, caregivers will learn essential strategies to avoid many of the unwanted behaviors that arise due to the demands of the illness. Free but registration is required.
CommunityEvents
23
May, 2018



A New Approach Workshop: Offering H.O.P.E. to Dementia Caregivers
Where
Adult Center of Prescott, 1280 E. Rosser Street, Prescott 86301
Time
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
It is well known that dementia caregivers report high levels of stress and burden as a result of caregiving. However, the underlying issue could be related to the progressive & ambiguous losses they experience resulting in grief. Join the BAI Family & Community Services team as we share a new dynamic program that assist professionals to arm dementia caregivers with new skills to cope with grief and loss. Steps to H.O.P.E. (Health, Optimism, Purpose, Endurance). Cost: $20 pp (includes morning refreshments, lunch, materials and certificate of attendance).
CaregiverClasses
24
May, 2018



Communication and Behaviors
Where
Mesa Red Mountain Library, 635 N. Power Road, Mesa
Time
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
This session review changes in communication as dementia progresses and the common mistakes that caregivers make leading to arguments and cover the most common types of behavior problems while posing a variety of solutions that caregivers can easily utilize. Free but registration is required.
SupportGroups
24
May, 2018



East Valley Circle of Friends Support Group
Where
Mesa Red Mountain Library, 635 N. Power Road, Mesa
Time
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Gain Support & Meet Care Partners of Those with Memory Loss. Often it can be very helpful to talk with others who are going through similar experiences. This support group is for care partners affected by Alzheimer's disease and related dementias. This group is designed to help care partners solve problems and discuss concerns in a supportive setting. Discussions are initiated by care partners and supplemented with occasional formal presentations on relevant topics. No registration required. Drop-in group.
SupportGroups
25
May, 2018



Coffee Talk for People with Parkinson’s and their Care Partners
Where
Banner Sun Health Research Institute, 10515 W. Santa Fe Drive, Morin Auditorium, Sun City
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Support Group for People with Parkinson’s and their Care Partners.
BannerHoliday
28
May, 2018



No Memory Cafe - Holiday
Where
Time
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Class cancelled because library is closed due to holiday.
SupportGroups
29
May, 2018



Lewy Body Dementia (LBD) West Valley Support Group
Where
Banner Sun Health Research Institute, 10515 W. Santa Fe Drive, Building C, Conference Room, Sun City
Time
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Are you caring for someone with a diagnosis of one of the following conditions (Lewy Body Disease (LBD); Parkinson’s disease with dementia (Memory loss, personality changes); Parkinson’s disease with Alzheimer’s disease? Connect with other families following a similar path and professionals who work with people with Lewy Body Disease on a regular basis. If you want additional information on your person’s illness and support from families on a similar journey, this support group is available. No registration required. Drop-in group.
LifeEnrichmentPrograms
29
May, 2018



With Art in Mind
Where
Phoenix Center for the Arts, 1202 N 3rd St, Phoenix, AZ 85004
Time
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
This weekly program seeks to engage people living with dementia through weekly studio art classes at Phoenix Center for the Arts. Open to anyone living within the early to moderate stages of dementia. Each week will feature a new studio art class program taught by a professional teaching artist. With Art in Mind runs weekly on Tuesdays from 11:00am-12:30pm in the Visual Arts building, Collaboratory classroom unless otherwise specified. For more information and class schedule, Contact the Outreach Department at 602-254-3100 x 307.
SupportGroups
29
May, 2018



Adult Child Support Group
Where
Banner Alzheimer’s Institute, 901 E. Willetta Street, Phoenix
Time
5:15 PM - 7:15 PM
Caring for an aging parent with Alzheimer’s disease/dementia presents many unique challenges for adult children. Knowing that you are not alone can help you find and maintain hope as you support your parent. Come join us to share concerns, learn tips and coping strategies toward successful caregiving. No registration required. Drop-in group.
SupportGroups
01
June, 2018



Coffee Talk for People with Parkinson’s and their Care Partners
Where
Banner Sun Health Research Institute, 10515 W. Santa Fe Drive, Morin Auditorium, Sun City
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Support Group for People with Parkinson’s and their Care Partners.
SupportGroups
01
June, 2018



Early Memory Loss and Care Partner West Valley Group
Where
Banner Sun Health Research Institute, 10515 W. Santa Fe Drive, Building A and C, Conference Rooms, Sun City
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Early Stage Dementia and Care Partner Group.
SupportGroups
01
June, 2018



Lewy Body Dementia Support Group
Where
Banner Alzheimer’s Institute, 901 E. Willetta Street, Phoenix
Time
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Are you caring for someone with a diagnosis of one of the following conditions (Lewy Body Disease (LBD); Parkinson’s disease with dementia (Memory loss, personality changes); Parkinson’s disease with Alzheimer’s disease? Connect with other families following a similar path and professionals who work with people with Lewy Body Disease on a regular basis. If you want additional information on your person’s illness and support from families on a similar journey, this support group is available. No registration required. Drop-in group.
LifeEnrichmentPrograms
04
June, 2018



Memory Cafe at Tempe Public Library
Where
Tempe Public Library, 3500 S. Rural Road, Tempe
Time
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
As part of Dementia Friendly Tempe, the Memory Café provides a social and resource place for people living with memory loss and their caregivers. Each Monday from 9:30am – 12N, participants meet in the Tempe Learning Center (lower level). Caregivers participate in an education/support session while people with memory loss actively participate in a cognitive engagement program. The program is free of charge and no reservations are required. Information about Dementia Friendly Tempe and its Memory Café can be found at www.tempe.gov/dft or by calling 480-350-8534.
LifeEnrichmentPrograms
05
June, 2018



With Art in Mind
Where
Phoenix Center for the Arts, 1202 N 3rd St, Phoenix, AZ 85004
Time
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
This weekly program seeks to engage people living with dementia through weekly studio art classes at Phoenix Center for the Arts. Open to anyone living within the early to moderate stages of dementia. Each week will feature a new studio art class program taught by a professional teaching artist. With Art in Mind runs weekly on Tuesdays from 11:00am-12:30pm in the Visual Arts building, Collaboratory classroom unless otherwise specified. For more information and class schedule, Contact the Outreach Department at 602-254-3100 x 307.
SupportGroups
06
June, 2018



Men Who Care Support Group
Where
Banner Alzheimer’s Institute, 901 E. Willetta Street, Phoenix
Time
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Just for men caring for someone with Alzheimer’s Disease or dementia. Join us monthly as we share educational and problem-focused solutions for men who are caregivers. No registration required. Drop-in group.
CaregiverClasses
06
June, 2018



Help at Home: Support for the Person Living at Home
Where
Banner Alzheimer’s Institute, 901 E. Willetta Street, Phoenix
Time
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
There are many options available when additional care is needed. However, it is often overwhelming to know where to begin and how to find the right fit for you and your person. This session will review possible options for care in and out of home; how to make an informed decision and ensure success. Free but registration is required.
LifeEnrichmentPrograms
07
June, 2018



JFCS Memory Cafe
Where
Beth El Congregation, 1118 W. Glendale Ave., Phoenix
Time
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Jewish Family & Children Services offers a monthly program for those with memory loss and their care partners. Held the first Thursday of each month from 10-11:30 am at Beth El Congregation, 1118 W. Glendale Ave. in Phoenix. Each month has a new theme and includes meaningful and fun activities to engage the participants and stimulate their minds and bodies. A diagnosis of dementia is not required to attend. Open to all. There is no charge to attend, but registration is required. Learn more: Contact Kathy.rood@jfcsaz.org or call 602-452-4627.
CaregiverClasses
07
June, 2018



Planning Ahead for Caregivers
Where
Mustang Library, 10101 N. 90th Street, Scottsdale
Time
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias can last for 8 to 10 years and will require additional help and care as the condition progresses. Caregivers will learn about medical, legal and financial decisions that are needed along with how to find help and pay for care in the home, community and residential settings. Free but registration is required.
SupportGroups
08
June, 2018



Coffee Talk for People with Parkinson’s and their Care Partners
Where
Banner Sun Health Research Institute, 10515 W. Santa Fe Drive, Morin Auditorium, Sun City
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Support Group for People with Parkinson’s and their Care Partners.
LifeEnrichmentPrograms
11
June, 2018



Memory Cafe at Tempe Public Library
Where
Tempe Public Library, 3500 S. Rural Road, Tempe
Time
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
As part of Dementia Friendly Tempe, the Memory Café provides a social and resource place for people living with memory loss and their caregivers. Each Monday from 9:30am – 12N, participants meet in the Tempe Learning Center (lower level). Caregivers participate in an education/support session while people with memory loss actively participate in a cognitive engagement program. The program is free of charge and no reservations are required. Information about Dementia Friendly Tempe and its Memory Café can be found at www.tempe.gov/dft or by calling 480-350-8534
LifeEnrichmentPrograms
12
June, 2018



With Art in Mind
Where
Phoenix Center for the Arts, 1202 N 3rd St, Phoenix, AZ 85004
Time
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
This weekly program seeks to engage people living with dementia through weekly studio art classes at Phoenix Center for the Arts. Open to anyone living within the early to moderate stages of dementia. Each week will feature a new studio art class program taught by a professional teaching artist. With Art in Mind runs weekly on Tuesdays from 11:00am-12:30pm in the Visual Arts building, Collaboratory classroom unless otherwise specified. For more information and class schedule, Contact the Outreach Department at 602-254-3100 x 307.
SupportGroups
12
June, 2018



Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD) Support Group
Where
Banner Alzheimer’s Institute, 901 E. Willetta Street, Phoenix
Time
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Do you have a family member or friend diagnosed with a dementia involving the frontal lobes of the brain: Frontotemporal dementia; Primary progressive aphasia, or strokes in the frontal lobe? If so you are invited to participate in a support system sponsored by Banner Alzheimer’s Institute and Hospice of the Valley. The system includes both a monthly support group and an online group for questions and support between meetings. Meetings will be facilitated by Moira Kehayes, Social Worker, LCSW and Maribeth Gallagher, PhD, PNP, Director of Dementia Programs at Hospice of the Valley. No registration required. Drop-in group.
CommunityEvents
13
June, 2018



Banner Brain Health Program
Where
Banner Alzheimer’s Institute, 901 E. Willetta Street, Phoenix
Time
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Your brain is so much more than memory! In this program, learn about the different domains of your brain, such as cognition, language, attention, visuospatial, executive function, and, of course, memory. By starting with a discussion of the difference between “normal aging” & something more serious & a self-assessment, the Brain Health Program can act as your personal trainer by teaching you activities to aid in strengthening domains that you want to improve. Also reviewed are lifestyle factors related to brain health. This class is intended for cognitively normal adults. Free but registration is required. Limited to 20 participants.
SupportGroups
15
June, 2018



Coffee Talk for People with Parkinson’s and their Care Partners
Where
Banner Sun Health Research Institute, 10515 W. Santa Fe Drive, Morin Auditorium, Sun City
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Support Group for People with Parkinson’s and their Care Partners.
SupportGroups
15
June, 2018



Early Memory Loss and Care Partner West Valley Group
Where
Banner Sun Health Research Institute, 10515 W. Santa Fe Drive, Building A and C, Conference Rooms, Sun City
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Early Stage Dementia and Care Partner Group.
LifeEnrichmentPrograms
18
June, 2018



Memory Cafe at Tempe Public Library
Where
Tempe Public Library, 3500 S. Rural Road, Tempe
Time
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
As part of Dementia Friendly Tempe, the Memory Café provides a social and resource place for people living with memory loss and their caregivers. Each Monday from 9:30am – 12N, participants meet in the Tempe Learning Center (lower level). Caregivers participate in an education/support session while people with memory loss actively participate in a cognitive engagement program. The program is free of charge and no reservations are required. Information about Dementia Friendly Tempe and its Memory Café can be found at www.tempe.gov/dft or by calling 480-350-8534.
LifeEnrichmentPrograms
19
June, 2018



With Art in Mind
Where
Phoenix Center for the Arts, 1202 N 3rd St, Phoenix, AZ 85004
Time
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
This weekly program seeks to engage people living with dementia through weekly studio art classes at Phoenix Center for the Arts. Open to anyone living within the early to moderate stages of dementia. Each week will feature a new studio art class program taught by a professional teaching artist. With Art in Mind runs weekly on Tuesdays from 11:00am-12:30pm in the Visual Arts building, Collaboratory classroom unless otherwise specified. For more information and class schedule, Contact the Outreach Department at 602-254-3100 x 307.
OnlineEducation
20
June, 2018



Dementia Dialogues: Variety is the Spice of Life
Where
Online
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
How do I honor routine while incorporating variation in activities for my person? This webinar/teleconference series will parallel the monthly Beacon newsletter and expand upon important topics that are our readers have requested in the comfort of your own space. Each webinar/teleconference is held on the 3rd Wednesday of each month from 10 – 10:30am (AZ time). To register, visit www.banneralz.org/dementiadialogues or call 623-832-3248 .
CaregiverClasses
21
June, 2018



Planning Ahead Class for Caregivers
Where
Banner Alzheimer’s Institute, 901 E. Willetta Street, Phoenix
Time
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Alzheimer’s disease/dementia is a condition that can last for 8 – 10 years and will require additional help and care as the condition changes. Caregivers will learn about medical, legal and financial decisions that are needed along with how to find help and pay for care in the home, community and residential settings. Free but registration is required.
SupportGroups
22
June, 2018



Coffee Talk for People with Parkinson’s and their Care Partners
Where
Banner Sun Health Research Institute, 10515 W. Santa Fe Drive, Morin Auditorium, Sun City
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Support Group for People with Parkinson’s and their Care Partners.
LifeEnrichmentPrograms
25
June, 2018



Memory Cafe at Tempe Public Library
Where
Tempe Public Library, 3500 S. Rural Road, Tempe
Time
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
As part of Dementia Friendly Tempe, the Memory Café provides a social and resource place for people living with memory loss and their caregivers. Each Monday from 9:30am – 12N, participants meet in the Tempe Learning Center (lower level). Caregivers participate in an education/support session while people with memory loss actively participate in a cognitive engagement program. The program is free of charge and no reservations are required. Information about Dementia Friendly Tempe and its Memory Café can be found at www.tempe.gov/dft or by calling 480-350-8534
SupportGroups
26
June, 2018



Lewy Body Dementia (LBD) West Valley Support Group
Where
Banner Sun Health Research Institute, 10515 W. Santa Fe Drive, Building C, Conference Room, Sun City
Time
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Are you caring for someone with a diagnosis of one of the following conditions (Lewy Body Disease (LBD); Parkinson’s disease with dementia (Memory loss, personality changes); Parkinson’s disease with Alzheimer’s disease? Connect with other families following a similar path and professionals who work with people with Lewy Body Disease on a regular basis. If you want additional information on your person’s illness and support from families on a similar journey, this support group is available. No registration required. Drop-in group.
LifeEnrichmentPrograms
26
June, 2018



With Art in Mind
Where
Phoenix Center for the Arts, 1202 N 3rd St, Phoenix, AZ 85004
Time
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
This weekly program seeks to engage people living with dementia through weekly studio art classes at Phoenix Center for the Arts. Open to anyone living within the early to moderate stages of dementia. Each week will feature a new studio art class program taught by a professional teaching artist. With Art in Mind runs weekly on Tuesdays from 11:00am-12:30pm in the Visual Arts building, Collaboratory classroom unless otherwise specified. For more information and class schedule, Contact the Outreach Department at 602-254-3100 x 307.
SupportGroups
26
June, 2018



Adult Child Support Group
Where
Banner Alzheimer’s Institute, 901 E. Willetta Street, Phoenix
Time
5:15 PM - 7:15 PM
Caring for an aging parent with Alzheimer’s disease/dementia presents many unique challenges for adult children. Knowing that you are not alone can help you find and maintain hope as you support your parent. Come join us to share concerns, learn tips and coping strategies toward successful caregiving. No registration required. Drop-in group.
CaregiverClasses
28
June, 2018



Paying for Care (ALTCS-VA)
Where
Mesa Red Mountain Library, 635 N. Power Road, Mesa
Time
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
There are options to assist patients and families to offset the cost of long term care for those who qualify. This class will dispel common myths while reviewing eligibility criteria and steps needed to apply. This class will be facilitated by Elder Care Attorney, Emily Kile. Free but registration is required.
SupportGroups
28
June, 2018



East Valley Circle of Friends Support Group
Where
Mesa Red Mountain Library, 635 N. Power Road, Mesa
Time
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Gain Support & Meet Care Partners of Those with Memory Loss. Often it can be very helpful to talk with others who are going through similar experiences. This support group is for care partners affected by Alzheimer's disease and related dementias. This group is designed to help care partners solve problems and discuss concerns in a supportive setting. Discussions are initiated by care partners and supplemented with occasional formal presentations on relevant topics. No registration required. Drop-in group.
SupportGroups
29
June, 2018



Coffee Talk for People with Parkinson’s and their Care Partners
Where
Banner Sun Health Research Institute, 10515 W. Santa Fe Drive, Morin Auditorium, Sun City
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Support Group for People with Parkinson’s and their Care Partners.
CommunityEvents
11
July, 2018



Banner Brain Health Program
Where
Banner Sun Health Research Institute, 10515 W. Santa Fe Drive, Sun City
Time
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Your brain is so much more than memory! In this program, learn about the different domains of your brain, such as cognition, language, attention, visuospatial, executive function, and, of course, memory. By starting with a discussion of the difference between “normal aging” & something more serious & a self-assessment, the Brain Health Program can act as your personal trainer by teaching you activities to aid in strengthening domains that you want to improve. Also reviewed are lifestyle factors related to brain health. This class is intended for cognitively normal adults. Free but registration is required. Limited to 20 participants.
CommunityEvents
10
October, 2018



Banner Brain Health Program
Where
Banner Sun Health Research Institute, 10515 W. Santa Fe Drive, Sun City
Time
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Your brain is so much more than memory! In this program, learn about the different domains of your brain, such as cognition, language, attention, visuospatial, executive function, and, of course, memory. By starting with a discussion of the difference between “normal aging” & something more serious & a self-assessment, the Brain Health Program can act as your personal trainer by teaching you activities to aid in strengthening domains that you want to improve. Also reviewed are lifestyle factors related to brain health. This class is intended for cognitively normal adults. Free but registration is required. Limited to 20 participants.
CommunityEvents
12
December, 2018



Banner Brain Health Program
Where
Banner Sun Health Research Institute, 10515 W. Santa Fe Drive, Sun City
Time
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Your brain is so much more than memory! In this program, learn about the different domains of your brain, such as cognition, language, attention, visuospatial, executive function, and, of course, memory. By starting with a discussion of the difference between “normal aging” & something more serious & a self-assessment, the Brain Health Program can act as your personal trainer by teaching you activities to aid in strengthening domains that you want to improve. Also reviewed are lifestyle factors related to brain health. This class is intended for cognitively normal adults. Free but registration is required. Limited to 20 participants.