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Caregiver Calendar of Events

Includes events from the Alzheimer's Association, the Alzheimer's Foundation of America, UW Brain and Wellness Center, Kirkland Interfaith Network, Music Mends Minds, Elderwise, Momentia, the Alzheimer's Disease Research Center at UW,  Taproot Theatre, and more!  Old Friends Club wants to recognize and thank all of these organizations for everything they do. Calendar not currently available on mobile.

JULY 2021 EVENTS

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July 1 – Thursday

 

Greenwood Senior Center

https://www.phinneycenter.org/gsc/memory/

All Present: A Song Circle *Online*

A memory loss inclusive song circle for everyone who likes to sing. Song sheets will be provided. Register at 206.297.0875.
1st & 3rd Thursdays. 1-2pm. Donations appreciated

 

BECU Drive-In Movies at Marymoor Park

July 1 – Men in Black

July 14- Foot Loose

 

Get tickets and see more dates here:

https://experienceredmond.com/redmond-events/exotics-at-rtc-2021-07-10/

 

July 2 - Friday

Alzheimer’s Foundation of America Virtual Community Class:

Ukulele Sing-along with Drew

 

Learn more here: https://alzfdn.org/events/

 

July 3 - Saturday

Alzheimer’s Foundation of America Virtual Community Class:

Moving with Balance (10-week series)

 

Learn more here: https://alzfdn.org/events/

 

 

July 4 - Sunday

Happy 4th of July!

Alzheimer’s Foundation of America Virtual Community Class:

Songs and Stories with Lianne and Luke (4-week series)

 

Learn more here: https://alzfdn.org/events/

 

Tour the Vatican Online

https://www.museivaticani.va/content/museivaticani/en/collezioni/musei/tour-virtuali-elenco.html

 

 

July 5 – Monday

 

ElderWise Online – MiniWise

 

Perhaps you or someone you know would benefit from joining a group like MiniWise. We are a small group that meets on Monday mornings at 11 am for an hour of conversation, laughter, support, movement, and community.

 

Group meets on Mondays at 11 am. Contact Nancy Lang nancy@elderwise.org for more information.

http://www.elderwise.org/new-page

 

Donations accepted but not required.

 

 

Alzheimer’s Foundation of America

Facebook Popup with Jackie: Motivation Monday

 

Learn more here: https://alzfdn.org/events/

 

Greenwood Senior Center

https://www.phinneycenter.org/gsc/memory/

Gentle Zumba *Online*

Gentle Zumba is a memory loss-inclusive dance party that is designed for low-impact fun! Come in comfortable clothes and shoes, bring water, and be prepared to have fun. Drop-ins and adults of all ages welcome. Mondays, 11am-12pm. $3/class.

 

Greenwood Senior Center

https://www.phinneycenter.org/gsc/memory/

Brain Games *Online*

Join instructor Katie Freeman for games and exercises designed to support your cognitive health.  This hour-long program is sure to give your brain a workout!  Suitable for participants with MCI and ESML. Register: katief@phinneycenter.org. 1st & 3rd Mondays. 1-2pm. Free

 

 

 

July 6- Tuesday

 

 

Greenwood Senior Center

https://www.phinneycenter.org/gsc/memory/

 

The Gathering Place *Online*

The Gathering Place is an early stage memory loss program for people living with Alzheimer’s, Mild Cognitive Impairment or other kinds of diagnosed memory disorders that impact their daily living. This program fosters a strong sense of community while providing cognitive stimulation, exercise, cultural enrichment and discussion. The Gathering Place runs on a quarter system, but new members can be added throughout the year. There is no drop-in availability. Pre-screening is required. Call Carin Mack, MSW at 206.230.0166 with any questions or to make an appointment.
Tuesdays, 1-4 pm.

Watch a documentary film by participants of The Gathering Place, Memory Loss: In Our Own Words. (16 min)

See the 5-minute abridged version of the film

 

 

Alzheimer’s Foundation of America Virtual Community Class:

Virtual Community Class: Movin’ to Motown

 

Learn more here: https://alzfdn.org/events/

 

 

Alzheimer’s Association

10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s and other dementias cause changes in memory, thinking and behavior that interfere with daily life. Join us to learn about 10 common warning signs and what to watch for in yourself and others.

 

 

 

July 7 - Wednesday

Alzheimer’s Foundation of America Virtual Community Class:

Yoga & Art Series with Marnie

Learn more here: https://alzfdn.org/events/

 

UW Brain and Wellness Center

Wellness Wednesdays: Practicing Self Compassion

Wed, July 07, 1:00pm

We’re used to offering compassion to others, but what about ourselves? In this talk, learn how the practice of mindful self-compassion can enhance your emotional well-being and build resilience. Discover how to approach your difficult thoughts and feelings with curiosity, openness and kindness. Presented by: Nancy Isenberg, MD

 

https://depts.washington.edu/mbwc/

 

 

 

July 8 – Thursday

Caregiver Book Club (see flyer above)

 

UW Brain and Wellness Center

Memory Loss: A Guide to Next Steps

Thu, July 08, 2:00pm

Offered Online  map

Have you recently been diagnosed with mild cognitive impairment or dementia? In this online intro session, get your questions answered by an expert panel and go home with a copy of our Living with Memory Loss handbook. 

https://depts.washington.edu/mbwc/

Alzheimer’s Foundation of America

Care Connection Webinar: Expanding Your Toolbox- Alternative Resources for End-of-Life Care

Learn more here: https://alzfdn.org/events/

 

Alzheimer’s Foundation of America Virtual Community Class:

Sing-along with AFA

 

Learn more here: https://alzfdn.org/events/

 

Alzheimer’s Association

Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Alzheimer's is not a normal part of aging. It’s a disease of the brain that causes problems with memory, thinking and behavior. Join us to learn about the differences of Alzheimer's & dementia and more. 

 

 

 

 

July 9 - Friday

 

Alzheimer’s Foundation of America Virtual Community Class:

Relax & Refresh

 

Learn more here: https://alzfdn.org/events/

 

Alzheimer’s Association

 

Living with Alzheimer’s: For Caregivers— Middle-Stage

In the middle stage of Alzheimer’s disease, those who were care partners now become hands-on caregivers. Join us and hear caregivers and professionals discuss helpful strategies to provide safe, effective and comfortable care in the middle stage of Alzheimer’s.

 

 

 

 

July 10- Saturday

 

Exotic Cars at Redmond Town Center

Calling all car geeks!

Exotics at Redmond Town Center is a weekly gathering of exotic cars, drawing in owners and spectators together for mutual enjoyment of all things car-related.

  • Hours are 9-11 am, weather permitting.

  • For those showing a car, please arrive at 8:30 am

  •  

https://experienceredmond.com/redmond-events/exotics-at-rtc-2021-07-10/

 

 

Alzheimer’s Foundation of America Virtual Community Class:

Moving with Balance (10-week series)

 

Learn more here: https://alzfdn.org/events/

 

 

July 11 – Sunday

 

Seattle Parks and Recreation – Lifelong Recreation [1]

Managing Pests Sustainably Webinar

This is a recording from the Managing Pests Sustainably webinar hosted 6/3/21. Join experts from Seattle Parks and Recreation, Tilth Alliance, and NW Center for Alternatives to Pesticides for this free webinar on Integrated Pest Management. Learn how to apply sustainable pest management strategies in yard and garden.

https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLAwCwKoesrp6GbPB6Wze6wxJV25zU_n56

 

 

 

Alzheimer’s Foundation of America Virtual Community Class:

Songs and Stories with Lianne and Luke (4-week series)

 

Learn more here: https://alzfdn.org/events/

 

 

 

July 12 – Monday

 

 

ElderWise Online – MiniWise

 

Perhaps you or someone you know would benefit from joining a group like MiniWise. We are a small group that meets on Monday mornings at 11 am for an hour of conversation, laughter, support, movement, and community.

 

Group meets on Mondays at 11 am. Contact Nancy Lang nancy@elderwise.org for more information.

http://www.elderwise.org/new-page

 

Donations accepted but not required.

 

 

Greenwood Senior Center

https://www.phinneycenter.org/gsc/memory/

Music and Mindfulness *online*

Mondays, Jun 14-Jul 26 | 10:00am-10:45am | Free | Details

No prior musical experience is required to join the class, and the only instrument you will need to bring is your own voice. We will be practicing mindfulness, relaxation, and self-awareness using active listening, guided imagery, and progressive muscle relaxation. No class on July 5th. Your internet connected device and Zoom app are required to attend.

https://www.phinneycenter.org/calendar/music-and-mindfulness/all/

 

 

Alzheimer’s Foundation of America:

Facebook Popup with Jackie: Motivation Monday

Learn more here: https://alzfdn.org/events/

 

Alzheimer’s Foundation of America Virtual Community Class:

Chair Yoga with Sheryl

Learn more here: https://alzfdn.org/events/

 

Greenwood Senior Center

https://www.phinneycenter.org/gsc/memory/

Gentle Zumba *Online*

Gentle Zumba is a memory loss-inclusive dance party that is designed for low-impact fun! Come in comfortable clothes and shoes, bring water, and be prepared to have fun. Drop-ins and adults of all ages welcome. Mondays, 11am-12pm. $3/class.

 

 

 

July 13 – Tuesday

 

 

Greenwood Senior Center

https://www.phinneycenter.org/gsc/memory/

The Gathering Place *Online*

The Gathering Place is an early stage memory loss program for people living with Alzheimer’s, Mild Cognitive Impairment or other kinds of diagnosed memory disorders that impact their daily living. This program fosters a strong sense of community while providing cognitive stimulation, exercise, cultural enrichment and discussion. The Gathering Place runs on a quarter system, but new members can be added throughout the year. There is no drop-in availability. Pre-screening is required. Call Carin Mack, MSW at 206.230.0166 with any questions or to make an appointment.
Tuesdays, 1-4 pm.

Watch a documentary film by participants of The Gathering Place, Memory Loss: In Our Own Words. (16 min)

See the 5-minute abridged version of the film

 

 

Alzheimer’s Foundation of America Virtual Community Class:

Disco-Funk Chair Fitness

 

Learn more here: https://alzfdn.org/events/

 

Alzheimer’s Association

Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body: Tips from the Latest Research

For centuries, we've known that the health of the brain and the body are connected. But now, science is able to provide insights into how to make lifestyle choices that may help you keep your brain and body healthy as you age. Join us to learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement, and use hands-on tools to help you incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging.

 

 

 

July 14 - Wednesday

 

Alzheimer’s Foundation of America Virtual Community Class:

Yoga & Art series with Marnie

Learn more here: https://alzfdn.org/events/

 

Alzheimer’s Association

Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Alzheimer's is not a normal part of aging. It’s a disease of the brain that causes problems with memory, thinking and behavior. Join us to learn about the differences of Alzheimer's & dementia and more. 

 

BECU Drive-in Movies at Marymoor Park

July 1 – Men in Black

July 14- Foot Loose

 

Get tickets and see more dates here:

https://experienceredmond.com/redmond-events/exotics-at-rtc-2021-07-10/

 

 

July 15 – Thursday

 

Greenwood Senior Center

https://www.phinneycenter.org/gsc/memory/

 

All Present: A Song Circle *Online*

A memory loss inclusive song circle for everyone who likes to sing. Song sheets will be provided. Register at 206.297.0875.
1st & 3rd Thursdays. 1-2pm. Donations appreciated

 

Alzheimer’s Foundation of America Virtual Community Class:

Music with Monique & Stephen

Learn more here: https://alzfdn.org/events/

 

Alzheimer’s Association

Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related Behavior​

Join us to learn to decode behavioral messages, identify common triggers, and learn strategies to help manage some of the most common behavioral challenges of Alzheimer’s disease.

 
 
 

July 16 - Friday

 

Alzheimer’s Foundation of America Virtual Community Class:

Storytelling & Art with Kathryne

 

Learn more here: https://alzfdn.org/events/

 

 

 

July 17 - Saturday

 

Alzheimer’s Foundation of America Virtual Community Class:

Moving with Balance (10-Week Series)

 

Learn more here: https://alzfdn.org/events/

 

 

 

July 18 – Sunday

 

Bellevue Art Museum from home

 

Take a quick virtual trip to BAM! Join our Executive Director & Chief Curator Benedict Heywood in discussion about some of the works on view at the Museum.

 

Get a glimpse inside artist studios and the Museum galleries in these videos celebrating artistic spaces.

 

https://www.bellevuearts.org/visit/bam-from-home

 

 

July 19 – Monday

 

ElderWise Online – MiniWise

 

Perhaps you or someone you know would benefit from joining a group like MiniWise. We are a small group that meets on Monday mornings at 11 am for an hour of conversation, laughter, support, movement, and community.

 

Group meets on Mondays at 11 am. Contact Nancy Lang nancy@elderwise.org for more information.

http://www.elderwise.org/new-page

 

Donations accepted but not required.

 

 

Greenwood Senior Center

https://www.phinneycenter.org/gsc/memory/

Music and Mindfulness *online*

Mondays, Jun 14-Jul 26 | 10:00am-10:45am | Free | Details

No prior musical experience is required to join the class, and the only instrument you will need to bring is your own voice. We will be practicing mindfulness, relaxation, and self-awareness using active listening, guided imagery, and progressive muscle relaxation. No class on July 5th. Your internet connected device and Zoom app are required to attend.

https://www.phinneycenter.org/calendar/music-and-mindfulness/all/

 

Greenwood Senior Center

https://www.phinneycenter.org/gsc/memory/

Gentle Zumba *Online*

Gentle Zumba is a memory loss-inclusive dance party that is designed for low-impact fun! Come in comfortable clothes and shoes, bring water, and be prepared to have fun. Drop-ins and adults of all ages welcome. Mondays, 11am-12pm. $3/class.

 

Greenwood Senior Center

https://www.phinneycenter.org/gsc/memory/

Brain Games *Online*

Join instructor Katie Freeman for games and exercises designed to support your cognitive health.  This hour-long program is sure to give your brain a workout!  Suitable for participants with MCI and ESML. Register: katief@phinneycenter.org. 1st & 3rd Mondays. 1-2pm. Free

 

 

 

Alzheimer’s Foundation of America

Facebook Popup with Jackie: Motivation Monday

Learn more here: https://alzfdn.org/events/

 

Alzheimer’s Association

Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related Behavior​

Join us to learn to decode behavioral messages, identify common triggers, and learn strategies to help manage some of the most common behavioral challenges of Alzheimer’s disease.

 

https://www.alz.org/alzwa/helping_you/education

 

 

July 20 – Tuesday

 

 

Greenwood Senior Center

https://www.phinneycenter.org/gsc/memory/

 

The Gathering Place *Online*

The Gathering Place is an early stage memory loss program for people living with Alzheimer’s, Mild Cognitive Impairment or other kinds of diagnosed memory disorders that impact their daily living. This program fosters a strong sense of community while providing cognitive stimulation, exercise, cultural enrichment and discussion. The Gathering Place runs on a quarter system, but new members can be added throughout the year. There is no drop-in availability. Pre-screening is required. Call Carin Mack, MSW at 206.230.0166 with any questions or to make an appointment.
Tuesdays, 1-4 pm.

Watch a documentary film by participants of The Gathering Place, Memory Loss: In Our Own Words. (16 min)

See the 5-minute abridged version of the film

 

 

Alzheimer’s Association

COVID-19 and Caregiving

Learn tips on how to handle dementia caregiving during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

 

https://www.alz.org/alzwa/helping_you/education

 

 

 

July 21 – Wednesday

 

Washington Talking Book and Braille Library

Wed, July 21, 11:00 am

Poet Laureate Rena Priest  

The new Washington Poet Laureate, Rena Priest, will join us in an online event to discuss her works Patriarchy Blues, Subliminal Sublime, and more. Register in advance for this zoom webinar. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

 

https://www.wtbbl.org/calendar.aspx

 

 

 

UW Brain and Wellness Center

 

Wellness Wednesdays: An Introduction to FTD, PPA & PPAOS

Wed, July 21, 1:00pm

For most individuals searching for resources and information to help a loved one with dementia, the largest base of information targets Alzheimer’s dementia. For individuals hoping to learn about other types of dementia, finding resources and getting help may seem daunting and overwhelming. In this presentation, we will briefly overview frontotemporal dementia, the subsequent language and behavioral syndromes, assessment and treatment with the speech-language pathologist and functional strategies for individuals and caregivers. Presented by: Sydney Zenzen MS, CCC-SLP

https://depts.washington.edu/mbwc/

 

Live Interactive Webinar Training: Family Dynamics in Dementia Care

 

Learn more here: https://alzfdn.org/events/

 

Alzheimer’s Association

Living with Alzheimer’s: For Younger-Onset Alzheimer's

When someone under 65 is diagnosed with Younger-Onset Alzheimer’s disease or related dementia, the first reaction is often shock or denial. Join us for this program to get answers to the questions that arise for people concerned about Younger-Onset Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia. Hear from those directly affected and learn what you need to know, what you need to plan, and what you can do to ease the impact throughout the course of the disease.

 

https://www.alz.org/alzwa/helping_you/education

 

 

 

July 22 - Thursday

 

Greenwood Senior Center

https://www.phinneycenter.org/gsc/memory/

 

ESML Art Appreciation Group *Online*

Our favorite museums may be closed, but we can still enjoy great art together!  This one-hour program will include viewings of classic and contemporary works of visual art along with guided discussion, all in a relaxed, supportive setting.  Suitable for folks with Mild Cognitive Impairment and Early Stage Memory Loss. Register: katief@phinneycenter.org. 2nd & 4th Thursdays. 1-2 pm. Free

 

 

Alzheimer’s Association

Effective Communication Strategies

Join us to explore how communication takes place when someone has Alzheimer’s, learn to decode the verbal and behavioral messages delivered by someone with dementia, and identify strategies to help you connect and communicate at each stage of the disease.

 

https://www.alz.org/alzwa/helping_you/education

 

 

 

July 23 - Friday

 

Latino Healthy Brain Summit - Chicago

 

 

Learn more here: https://alzfdn.org/events/

 

July 24 - Saturday

 

Alzheimer’s Foundation of America Virtual Community Class:

Moving with Balance (10-week series)

 

Learn more here: https://alzfdn.org/events/

 

July 25 - Sunday

 

Frye From Home

 

Mindfulness Meditation: Gratitude

Present-moment awareness is essential to experience and appreciate any work of art—and during this uncertain time, the practice of mindfulness meditation can offer a sense of calm amidst stress and ongoing change. The Frye Art Museum is offering virtual Mindfulness Meditation sessions while we are unable to offer in-person programming.

This Gratitude practice is approximately 9 minutes and is available in video and audio-only format

https://www.fryemuseum.blog/blog/mindfulness-meditation-gratitude

 

 

 

July 26 – Monday

 

ElderWise Online – MiniWise

 

Perhaps you or someone you know would benefit from joining a group like MiniWise. We are a small group that meets on Monday mornings at 11 am for an hour of conversation, laughter, support, movement, and community.

 

Group meets on Mondays at 11 am. Contact Nancy Lang nancy@elderwise.org for more information.

http://www.elderwise.org/new-page

 

Donations accepted but not required.

 

 

Greenwood Senior Center

https://www.phinneycenter.org/gsc/memory/

Music and Mindfulness *online*

Mondays, Jun 14-Jul 26 | 10:00am-10:45am | Free | Details

No prior musical experience is required to join the class, and the only instrument you will need to bring is your own voice. We will be practicing mindfulness, relaxation, and self-awareness using active listening, guided imagery, and progressive muscle relaxation. No class on July 5th. Your internet connected device and Zoom app are required to attend.

https://www.phinneycenter.org/calendar/music-and-mindfulness/all/

 

 

Greenwood Senior Center

https://www.phinneycenter.org/gsc/memory/

Gentle Zumba *Online*

Gentle Zumba is a memory loss-inclusive dance party that is designed for low-impact fun! Come in comfortable clothes and shoes, bring water, and be prepared to have fun. Drop-ins and adults of all ages welcome. Mondays, 11am-12pm. $3/class.

 

 

Alzheimer’s Foundation of America

Facebook Popup with Jackie: Motivation Monday

 

Learn more here: https://alzfdn.org/events/

 

 

July 27 - Tuesday

 

 

Greenwood Senior Center

https://www.phinneycenter.org/gsc/memory/

The Gathering Place *Online*

The Gathering Place is an early stage memory loss program for people living with Alzheimer’s, Mild Cognitive Impairment or other kinds of diagnosed memory disorders that impact their daily living. This program fosters a strong sense of community while providing cognitive stimulation, exercise, cultural enrichment and discussion. The Gathering Place runs on a quarter system, but new members can be added throughout the year. There is no drop-in availability. Pre-screening is required. Call Carin Mack, MSW at 206.230.0166 with any questions or to make an appointment.
Tuesdays, 1-4 pm.

Watch a documentary film by participants of The Gathering Place, Memory Loss: In Our Own Words. (16 min)

See the 5-minute abridged version of the film

 

 

Alzheimer’s Association

 

Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body: Tips from the Latest Research

For centuries, we've known that the health of the brain and the body are connected. But now, science is able to provide insights into how to make lifestyle choices that may help you keep your brain and body healthy as you age. Join us to learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement, and use hands-on tools to help you incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging.

 

 

July 28 - Wednesday

 

Alzheimer’s Association

Living with Alzheimer’s: For Younger-Onset Alzheimer's

When someone under 65 is diagnosed with Younger-Onset Alzheimer’s disease or related dementia, the first reaction is often shock or denial. Join us for this program to get answers to the questions that arise for people concerned about Younger-Onset Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia. Hear from those directly affected and learn what you need to know, what you need to plan, and what you can do to ease the impact throughout the course of the disease.

 

 

https://www.alz.org/alzwa/helping_you/education

 

Alzheimer’s Association

Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related Behavior​

Join us to learn to decode behavioral messages, identify common triggers, and learn strategies to help manage some of the most common behavioral challenges of Alzheimer’s disease.

 

Alzheimer’s Association

10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s and other dementias cause changes in memory, thinking and behavior that interfere with daily life. Join us to learn about 10 common warning signs and what to watch for in yourself and others.

 

https://www.alz.org/alzwa/helping_you/education

 

 

 

July 29 -Thursday

 

Greenwood Senior Center

https://www.phinneycenter.org/gsc/memory/

ESML Art Appreciation Group *Online*

Our favorite museums may be closed, but we can still enjoy great art together!  This one-hour program will include viewings of classic and contemporary works of visual art along with guided discussion, all in a relaxed, supportive setting.  Suitable for folks with Mild Cognitive Impairment and Early Stage Memory Loss. Register: katief@phinneycenter.org. 2nd & 4th Thursdays. 1-2 pm. Free

 

 

 

July 30 - Friday

 

 

July 31 - Saturday

 

Alzheimer’s Foundation of America Virtual Community Class:

Moving with Balance (10-week series)

 

Learn more here: https://alzfdn.org/events/