Alzheimer's and Dementia Series (Open to the Public) (New)

There are four separate presentations for this course, as listed below.

Pre-registration Required: See below for registration links for each course. Or prior to each class, use the link provided in the OLLI Open to the Public Newsletter for that week to register. The night prior to the class meeting, you will be sent the Zoom link.

Non-OLLI members please click here to be included on our email list to receive information   about connecting to our 'Open to the Public' courses.  

Speaker: Michelle Pichardo, Community Manager, Alzheimer’s Association, Orange County Chapter

Coordinator: Ellie Monroe

Thursday, February 15: Virtual Legal & Financial Planning Workshop For Alzheimer’s Disease & Related Dementia • 12:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. • Zoom/Webinar

Guest Speaker: Daniel York

Click here for the flyer for the Virtual Legal & Financial Webinar flyer. PDF File

Click here to pre-register for the Virtual Legal & Financial Webinar.

The diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease or related dementia makes planning for the future more important than ever. Join us to learn about important legal and financial issues to consider, how to put plans in place and how to access legal and financial resources near you.

Topics covered: Making legal plans that fit your needs; Legal documents you will need and what they mean for you and your family; How to find legal and financial assistance; Practical strategies for making a long-term plan of care: and Tax deductions and credits.

Friday, March 22: Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia • 1 p.m.-2 p.m. • Shapiro AB/Zoom

Learn the difference between Alzheimer's and dementia, Alzheimer's stages, risk factors, research and FDA-approved treatments.

Click here to register for the March 22nd presentation. Registration opens March 8 and closes March 20.

Friday, April 19:  Effective Communication • 1 p.m.-2 p.m. • Room 21/Zoom

Explore ways Alzheimer’s and other dementias affect an individual’s ability to communicate across different stages and learn tips to better communicate with people living with the disease.

Click here to register for the April 19th presentation. Registration opens March 29 and closes April 17.

Friday, May 10:  New Advances in Alzheimer's Treatments • 1 p.m.-2 p.m. • Shapiro AB/Zoom

Learn about Aduhelm and Leqembi, new advancements in Alzheimer's treatment. Get an overview of how Aduhelm and Leqembi work, who are the intended candidates to receive the treatment, availability and more.

Click here to register for the May 10th presentation. Registration opens April 26 and closes May 8.