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March 2020

Matter of Balance – Sault Ste. Marie

March 10, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
War Memorial Hospital Rehabilitation Center, 2472 Ashmun Street
Sault Ste Marie, MI 49783 United States

This is an 8 session group class for people with fear of falling or past history of falls. Many older adults experience concerns about falling and restrict their activities. A MATTER OF BALANCE is an award-winning program designed to manage falls, reduce the fear of falling and provides strategies for people to stay active and independent. Class will taught by local coaches.   Classes held March 10th - April 20th 2020 from 10:30 am - 12:30 pm Tuesdays the 1st three weeks, Thursdays the last 5 weeks   This event is open to the public.  Class size is limited and…

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July 2020

Walk with Ease Online Class

July 28, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free

Walk with Ease Walk with Ease ~ Online Class This online class will meet Tuesdays starting July 28th from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. ET for 6 weeks. The self-guided walking program helps participants with or without arthritis increase balance and strength with physical activity. If you can be on your feet for 10 minutes without increased pain, you can have success with this program. The online class dates are July 28, August 4, 11, 18, 25 and September 1, 2020. There is NO charge for class, but you must have a computer, tablet, or smartphone with internet connection and…

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September 2020

Walk With Ease

September 21, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

Walk With Ease ~ Online Class Walk With Ease ~ Online ClassThis is a self-guided walking program with online class support to help participants with or without arthritis, stay motivated and build confidence, while learning to safely increase physical activity. If you can be on your feet for 10 minutes without increased pain, you can have success with this program.The online class dates are September 21, 28, October 5, 12, 19, 26, and November 2, 2020. The first class session (September 21) is designed to prepare participants to attend classes virtually. There is NO charge for the online class, but…

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October 2020

Powerful Tools for Caregivers

October 13, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Free

Is the stress of caregiving affecting your health and disrupting your life? If so, attend the Powerful Tools for Caregivers series (PTC). This 6 week virtual class is designed for non-professional informal family caregivers who are helping a parent, spouse or friend living in the community, a nursing home or across the country. This highly effective, self-care program for family caregivers, builds skills that caregivers need to better care for themselves as they provide care for others. Caregiver participants learn to minimize the potentially negative impacts of caregiving emphasizing self-care and empowerment. Class meets virtually each week on Tuesdays starting…

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Powerful Tools For Caregiver – Virtual Workshop

October 13, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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November 2020

Dementia Overview For Family and Friends

November 5, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

Dementia Overview for Family and Friends ONLINE Training The Dementia Overview for Family and Friends online training provides information about dementia as a disease, how the disease affects more than just memory, the role of confusion, and communication skills.This one-hour online training provides strategies and techniques useful for daily interaction with individuals living with dementia. Whether you are a seasoned dementia caregiver, family, or friend, the online training will provide a better understanding of dementia and the impact it has on the person with the disease.The training is FREE but you must have a computer, tablet, or smartphone with internet…

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Planning Activities for Persons With Dementia

November 12, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

Planning Activities for Persons With Dementia ONLINE Training Planning Activities for Persons with Dementia is an interactive online training providing information on engaging activities and assisting individuals with dementia in a way that promotes contented involvement.This one-hour online training provides strategies and techniques useful for planning daily activities . Whether you are a seasoned dementia caregiver, family, or friend, this online training will provide a better understanding of how to connect with individuals with dementia through activities. The training is FREE but you must have a computer, tablet, or smartphone with internet connection, a web browser and email address to…

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Understanding Behavior and Support Needs of Persons With Dementia

November 19, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

Understanding Behavior and Support Needs of Persons With Dementia ONLINE Training Understanding Behavior and Support Needs of Persons With Dementia provides information on certain behaviors, potential triggers and strategies useful for dementia caregivers. This one-hour online training provides techniques useful for providing daily support and identifying triggers leading to potentially challenging behaviors. Whether you are a seasoned dementia caregiver, family, or friend, this online training provides a better understanding of behaviors and the support needs of persons with dementia! The online training is FREE but you must have a computer, tablet, or smartphone with internet connection, a web browser and…

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January 2021

Diabetes PATH Workshop via Zoom

January 7 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

NEED HELP MANAGING DIABETES? Attend a free 6-week virtual workshop Diabetes PATH (Personal Action Toward Health) is an interactive workshop designed to help individuals with diabetes or pre-diabetes improve their health and feel better. Caregivers are also welcome to attend.

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Dementia Overview for Family and Friends

January 12 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

This one-hour online training provides strategies and techniques useful for daily interaction with individuals living with dementia. Whether you are a seasoned dementia caregiver, family, or friend, this online training will provide a better understanding of dementia and the impact it has on the person with the disease.

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