Welcome

The Alzheimer’s Network is a non-profit organization that provides support to individuals, their families and caregivers impacted by Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Our mission is to provide compassionate support, education and outreach to meet the individual needs of those impacted by Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. We provide services and education programs that families need through a local community presence.

Calendar


ALZHEIMER’S NETWORK SUPPORT GROUP

Tuesday, Sep 9,2014 -

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

If you are looking for a place to share your concerns and receive some emotional support and coping suggestions from an experienced, compassionate leader and others in the group who may share the same challenges you face, please join us at one of our support groups! 
Monthly Meetings2nd Tuesday @ 6:30-8:00 pm
 (**no respite available**)
3rd Thurdsday @ 2:00-3:30 pm 
(Caregiver only)
No Registration Required

Location

ALZHEIMER’S NETWORK OFFICE (Center 50+)

2615 Portland Rd NE
Salem , Oregon 97301

Event Fees:

$ 0.00 Free Event


Registration is closed for this event.
For more information or questions, please email:
ntillery@alznet.org

CLINICAL RESEARCH DEMYSTIFIED

Tuesday, Sep 16,2014 -

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

We are proud to present a discussion that will provide you with information about community research opportunities happening in your own community. Knowledge of these projects can assist you in making informed choices regarding participation in a research opportunity and increase the visibility of the research projects available in your community.


Guest speaker, Julie Carrico, with the Corvallis Research Clinic will help participants understand why research studies are proposed, what kind of research studies are being done locally and where, how potential subjects can find out about research projects, who the research players are, and important things to know before volunteering for research.

Julie, has an BA in Biochemistry and an Master’s in Business Administration. She has over 20 years of experience as a sponsor monitor, consultant, and research study coordinator and is currently certified by the Association of Clinical Research Professionals


To Register call (503) 364-8100Registration Required

Location

Corvallis Clinic
3680 NW Samaritan Drive
Corvallis , Oregon 97330

Event Fees:

$ 0.00 Free Event
$ 15.00 1.5 CEU’ available for


Registration is closed for this event.
For more information or questions, please email:
ntillery@alznet.org

ALZHEIMER’S NETWORK SUPPORT GROUP

Thursday, Sep 18,2014 -

Time: 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

If you are looking for a place to share your concerns and receive some emotional support and coping suggestions from an experienced, compassionate leader and others in the group who may share the same challenges you face, please join us at one of our support groups! 
Monthly Meetings2nd Tuesday @ 6:30-8:00 pm
 (**no respite available**)
3rd Thurdsday @ 2:00-3:30 pm 
(Caregiver only)
No Registration Required

Location

ALZHEIMER’S NETWORK OFFICE (Center 50+)

2615 Portland Rd NE
Salem , Oregon 97301

Event Fees:

$ 0.00 Free Event


Registration is closed for this event.
For more information or questions, please email:
ntillery@alznet.org

SEXUALITY & DEMENTIA

Tuesday, Oct 7,2014 -

Time: 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Sexuality is an integral part of personhood throughout life and continues to be important to individuals living with dementia as well. Sexuality is not just the physical act of sexual union, but rather includes several components, all of which must be appreciated in supporting individuals living with dementias.The sexual needs of individuals living with dementia are often misunderstood, stereotyped and denied. The topic of sexuality and dementia is often omitted from conversation all together or until “problem behavior” occurs whether the person is at home or in long term living settings.

Guest speaker, Vicki Schmall, Ph.D., Gerontology Specialist, will review the components of sexuality and discuss myths and other barriers that can prevent care partners from both understanding  sexuality and sexual behaviors, as well as responding in a supportive manner.


To Register call (503) 364-8100Registration Required

Location

Center 50+, Classroom A
2615 Portland Rd. NE
Salem , Oregon 97301

Event Fees:

$ 0.00 Free Event
$ 15.00 1.5 CEU’ available for

CLINICAL RESEARCH ON ALZHEIMER’S: SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE?

Monday, Nov 3,2014 -

Time: 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Dr. Quinn will provide an overview of clinical research on Alzheimer\'s disease, ranging from low risk dietary supplements to high tech intravenous infusion studies.  This will be followed by a discussion of specific trials currently under way in Oregon for the treatment and prevention of Alzheimer\'s disease.  Participants will learn about the rationale for current clinical trials, the nature of trial participation, the widening availability of trial participation for the general population.  Dr. Quinn will also introduce on-line tools for finding clinical trials available at any given time.
Dr Joe Quinn is the Director of the Genetics and Biomarkers Core at the Oregon Alzheimer’s Disease Center in Portland.  The Center is recognized as a national leader in dementia care and research.  Dr Quinn specializes in Geriatrics and is also an Associate Professor of Neurology at OHSU School of Medicine and the Portland VA Medical Center.
To Register call (503) 364-8100Registration Required

Location

Red Lion Hotel
3301 Market St. NE
Salem , Oregon 97301

Event Fees:

$ 49.00 Registration Includes Breakfast
$ 25.00 2.5 CEU’ available for

MOUTH CARE WITHOUT A BATTLE

Thursday, Nov 13,2014 -

Time: 6:00 am - 6:00 am

We are proud to present a discussion on caregiver challenges associated with mouth care and dental hygiene for persons living with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias.  Knowledge of good oral hygiene is important for infection control and reduction of aspiration pneumonia. Caregivers will learn how to decrease challenges and increase comfort while helping dependent adults practice good oral hygiene that can result in reduced infection, inflammation, pain, and incidence of aspiration pneumonia.

Guest speaker, Ann Ossinger, RDH, BSDH, EPP, dental hygienist will present information and techniques for why dental hygiene is so important, the basics of mouth care, denture care, dry mouth strategies, and what are common oral diseases to look for.


Ann has a BA in dental hygiene, she is a registered dental hygienist, and has a permit to work independently.  Ann has a private practice, DoorStep Dental Hygiene, LLC for three years and practices the “Best Friends” approach for supporting persons living with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias, including an approach for implementing good oral hygiene techniques. 


To Register call (503) 364-8100Registration Required

Location

Salem Hospital - CHEC Center, Building D, Room D-21
939 Oak St
Salem , Oregon 97301

Event Fees:

$ 0.00 Free Event
$ 15.00 1.5 CEU’ available for


ALZHEIMER’S NETWORK SUPPORT GROUP

Tuesday, Sep 9,2014 -

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

If you are looking for a place to share your concerns and receive some emotional support and coping suggestions from an experienced, compassionate leader and others in the group who may share the same challenges you face, please join us at one of our support groups! 
Monthly Meetings2nd Tuesday @ 6:30-8:00 pm
 (**no respite available**)
3rd Thurdsday @ 2:00-3:30 pm 
(Caregiver only)
No Registration Required

Location

ALZHEIMER’S NETWORK OFFICE (Center 50+)

2615 Portland Rd NE
Salem , Oregon 97301

Event Fees:

$ 0.00 Free Event


Registration is closed for this event.
For more information or questions, please email:
ntillery@alznet.org

CLINICAL RESEARCH DEMYSTIFIED

Tuesday, Sep 16,2014 -

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

We are proud to present a discussion that will provide you with information about community research opportunities happening in your own community. Knowledge of these projects can assist you in making informed choices regarding participation in a research opportunity and increase the visibility of the research projects available in your community.


Guest speaker, Julie Carrico, with the Corvallis Research Clinic will help participants understand why research studies are proposed, what kind of research studies are being done locally and where, how potential subjects can find out about research projects, who the research players are, and important things to know before volunteering for research.

Julie, has an BA in Biochemistry and an Master’s in Business Administration. She has over 20 years of experience as a sponsor monitor, consultant, and research study coordinator and is currently certified by the Association of Clinical Research Professionals


To Register call (503) 364-8100Registration Required

Location

Corvallis Clinic
3680 NW Samaritan Drive
Corvallis , Oregon 97330

Event Fees:

$ 0.00 Free Event
$ 15.00 1.5 CEU’ available for


Registration is closed for this event.
For more information or questions, please email:
ntillery@alznet.org

ALZHEIMER’S NETWORK SUPPORT GROUP

Thursday, Sep 18,2014 -

Time: 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

If you are looking for a place to share your concerns and receive some emotional support and coping suggestions from an experienced, compassionate leader and others in the group who may share the same challenges you face, please join us at one of our support groups! 
Monthly Meetings2nd Tuesday @ 6:30-8:00 pm
 (**no respite available**)
3rd Thurdsday @ 2:00-3:30 pm 
(Caregiver only)
No Registration Required

Location

ALZHEIMER’S NETWORK OFFICE (Center 50+)

2615 Portland Rd NE
Salem , Oregon 97301

Event Fees:

$ 0.00 Free Event


Registration is closed for this event.
For more information or questions, please email:
ntillery@alznet.org

SEXUALITY & DEMENTIA

Tuesday, Oct 7,2014 -

Time: 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Sexuality is an integral part of personhood throughout life and continues to be important to individuals living with dementia as well. Sexuality is not just the physical act of sexual union, but rather includes several components, all of which must be appreciated in supporting individuals living with dementias.The sexual needs of individuals living with dementia are often misunderstood, stereotyped and denied. The topic of sexuality and dementia is often omitted from conversation all together or until “problem behavior” occurs whether the person is at home or in long term living settings.

Guest speaker, Vicki Schmall, Ph.D., Gerontology Specialist, will review the components of sexuality and discuss myths and other barriers that can prevent care partners from both understanding  sexuality and sexual behaviors, as well as responding in a supportive manner.


To Register call (503) 364-8100Registration Required

Location

Center 50+, Classroom A
2615 Portland Rd. NE
Salem , Oregon 97301

Event Fees:

$ 0.00 Free Event
$ 15.00 1.5 CEU’ available for

CLINICAL RESEARCH ON ALZHEIMER’S: SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE?

Monday, Nov 3,2014 -

Time: 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Dr. Quinn will provide an overview of clinical research on Alzheimer\'s disease, ranging from low risk dietary supplements to high tech intravenous infusion studies.  This will be followed by a discussion of specific trials currently under way in Oregon for the treatment and prevention of Alzheimer\'s disease.  Participants will learn about the rationale for current clinical trials, the nature of trial participation, the widening availability of trial participation for the general population.  Dr. Quinn will also introduce on-line tools for finding clinical trials available at any given time.
Dr Joe Quinn is the Director of the Genetics and Biomarkers Core at the Oregon Alzheimer’s Disease Center in Portland.  The Center is recognized as a national leader in dementia care and research.  Dr Quinn specializes in Geriatrics and is also an Associate Professor of Neurology at OHSU School of Medicine and the Portland VA Medical Center.
To Register call (503) 364-8100Registration Required

Location

Red Lion Hotel
3301 Market St. NE
Salem , Oregon 97301

Event Fees:

$ 49.00 Registration Includes Breakfast
$ 25.00 2.5 CEU’ available for

MOUTH CARE WITHOUT A BATTLE

Thursday, Nov 13,2014 -

Time: 6:00 am - 6:00 am

We are proud to present a discussion on caregiver challenges associated with mouth care and dental hygiene for persons living with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias.  Knowledge of good oral hygiene is important for infection control and reduction of aspiration pneumonia. Caregivers will learn how to decrease challenges and increase comfort while helping dependent adults practice good oral hygiene that can result in reduced infection, inflammation, pain, and incidence of aspiration pneumonia.

Guest speaker, Ann Ossinger, RDH, BSDH, EPP, dental hygienist will present information and techniques for why dental hygiene is so important, the basics of mouth care, denture care, dry mouth strategies, and what are common oral diseases to look for.


Ann has a BA in dental hygiene, she is a registered dental hygienist, and has a permit to work independently.  Ann has a private practice, DoorStep Dental Hygiene, LLC for three years and practices the “Best Friends” approach for supporting persons living with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias, including an approach for implementing good oral hygiene techniques. 


To Register call (503) 364-8100Registration Required

Location

Salem Hospital - CHEC Center, Building D, Room D-21
939 Oak St
Salem , Oregon 97301

Event Fees:

$ 0.00 Free Event
$ 15.00 1.5 CEU’ available for


ALZHEIMER’S NETWORK SUPPORT GROUP

Tuesday, Sep 9,2014 -

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

If you are looking for a place to share your concerns and receive some emotional support and coping suggestions from an experienced, compassionate leader and others in the group who may share the same challenges you face, please join us at one of our support groups! 
Monthly Meetings 2nd Tuesday @ 6:30-8:00 pm
 (**no respite available**)
3rd Thurdsday @ 2:00-3:30 pm 
(Caregiver only)
No Registration Required

Location

ALZHEIMER’S NETWORK OFFICE (Center 50+)

2615 Portland Rd NE
Salem , Oregon 97301

Event Fees:

$ 0.00 Free Event


Registration is closed for this event.
For more information or questions, please email:
ntillery@alznet.org

CLINICAL RESEARCH DEMYSTIFIED

Tuesday, Sep 16,2014 -

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

We are proud to present a discussion that will provide you with information about community research opportunities happening in your own community. Knowledge of these projects can assist you in making informed choices regarding participation in a research opportunity and increase the visibility of the research projects available in your community.


Guest speaker, Julie Carrico, with the Corvallis Research Clinic will help participants understand why research studies are proposed, what kind of research studies are being done locally and where, how potential subjects can find out about research projects, who the research players are, and important things to know before volunteering for research.

Julie, has an BA in Biochemistry and an Master’s in Business Administration. She has over 20 years of experience as a sponsor monitor, consultant, and research study coordinator and is currently certified by the Association of Clinical Research Professionals


To Register call (503) 364-8100 Registration Required

Location

Corvallis Clinic
3680 NW Samaritan Drive
Corvallis , Oregon 97330

Event Fees:

$ 0.00 Free Event
$ 15.00 1.5 CEU’ available for


Registration is closed for this event.
For more information or questions, please email:
ntillery@alznet.org

ALZHEIMER’S NETWORK SUPPORT GROUP

Thursday, Sep 18,2014 -

Time: 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

If you are looking for a place to share your concerns and receive some emotional support and coping suggestions from an experienced, compassionate leader and others in the group who may share the same challenges you face, please join us at one of our support groups! 
Monthly Meetings 2nd Tuesday @ 6:30-8:00 pm
 (**no respite available**)
3rd Thurdsday @ 2:00-3:30 pm 
(Caregiver only)
No Registration Required

Location

ALZHEIMER’S NETWORK OFFICE (Center 50+)

2615 Portland Rd NE
Salem , Oregon 97301

Event Fees:

$ 0.00 Free Event


Registration is closed for this event.
For more information or questions, please email:
ntillery@alznet.org

SEXUALITY & DEMENTIA

Tuesday, Oct 7,2014 -

Time: 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Sexuality is an integral part of personhood throughout life and continues to be important to individuals living with dementia as well. Sexuality is not just the physical act of sexual union, but rather includes several components, all of which must be appreciated in supporting individuals living with dementias. The sexual needs of individuals living with dementia are often misunderstood, stereotyped and denied. The topic of sexuality and dementia is often omitted from conversation all together or until “problem behavior” occurs whether the person is at home or in long term living settings.

Guest speaker, Vicki Schmall, Ph.D., Gerontology Specialist, will review the components of sexuality and discuss myths and other barriers that can prevent care partners from both understanding  sexuality and sexual behaviors, as well as responding in a supportive manner.


To Register call (503) 364-8100 Registration Required

Location

Center 50+, Classroom A
2615 Portland Rd. NE
Salem , Oregon 97301

Event Fees:

$ 0.00 Free Event
$ 15.00 1.5 CEU’ available for

CLINICAL RESEARCH ON ALZHEIMER’S: SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE?

Monday, Nov 3,2014 -

Time: 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Dr. Quinn will provide an overview of clinical research on Alzheimer\'s disease, ranging from low risk dietary supplements to high tech intravenous infusion studies.  This will be followed by a discussion of specific trials currently under way in Oregon for the treatment and prevention of Alzheimer\'s disease.  Participants will learn about the rationale for current clinical trials, the nature of trial participation, the widening availability of trial participation for the general population.  Dr. Quinn will also introduce on-line tools for finding clinical trials available at any given time.
Dr Joe Quinn is the Director of the Genetics and Biomarkers Core at the Oregon Alzheimer’s Disease Center in Portland.  The Center is recognized as a national leader in dementia care and research.  Dr Quinn specializes in Geriatrics and is also an Associate Professor of Neurology at OHSU School of Medicine and the Portland VA Medical Center.
To Register call (503) 364-8100 Registration Required

Location

Red Lion Hotel
3301 Market St. NE
Salem , Oregon 97301

Event Fees:

$ 49.00 Registration Includes Breakfast
$ 25.00 2.5 CEU’ available for

MOUTH CARE WITHOUT A BATTLE

Thursday, Nov 13,2014 -

Time: 6:00 am - 6:00 am

We are proud to present a discussion on caregiver challenges associated with mouth care and dental hygiene for persons living with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias.  Knowledge of good oral hygiene is important for infection control and reduction of aspiration pneumonia. Caregivers will learn how to decrease challenges and increase comfort while helping dependent adults practice good oral hygiene that can result in reduced infection, inflammation, pain, and incidence of aspiration pneumonia.

Guest speaker, Ann Ossinger, RDH, BSDH, EPP, dental hygienist will present information and techniques for why dental hygiene is so important, the basics of mouth care, denture care, dry mouth strategies, and what are common oral diseases to look for.


Ann has a BA in dental hygiene, she is a registered dental hygienist, and has a permit to work independently.  Ann has a private practice, DoorStep Dental Hygiene, LLC for three years and practices the “Best Friends” approach for supporting persons living with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias, including an approach for implementing good oral hygiene techniques. 


To Register call (503) 364-8100 Registration Required

Location

Salem Hospital - CHEC Center, Building D, Room D-21
939 Oak St
Salem , Oregon 97301

Event Fees:

$ 0.00 Free Event
$ 15.00 1.5 CEU’ available for

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