May
30
5:30 PM17:30

MN Stroke Assn.- Substitute Decision-Making: Power of Attorney, Guardianship, and Conservatorship

This session will discuss some of the concepts that underlie substitute decision-making. This session will help caregivers to better understand the roles of power of attorney, guardian, and conservator.

FEE: No cost.

To REGISTER, call 612-378-2742.

LOCATION: MN Brain Injury Alliance, MN Stroke Assn., 2277 Hwy. 36 W., Ste. 200, Roseville

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Jun
2
8:00 AM08:00

Caring for a Person with Memory Loss Conference

LOCATION: Hubert H. Humphrey Conference Center at the University of Minnesota 

Topics include: 

  • Paying for long-term care,
  • Long-distance caregiving
  • Early memory loss perspectives
  • A research update on Alzheimer's disease and related dementias

This conference is free to attendees who do not wish to receive CE credits.
The conference brochure and flyer will be available soon.

REGISTRATION DETAILS COMING SOON!

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Jun
19
1:00 PM13:00

LGBTQ Caregiver Support Group

Respite is available with pre-approval if you cannot leave the person you are caring for alone. This group is for people who identify as LGBTQ or are caring for someone who identifies as LGBTQ. Held on the third Tuesday of each month, 1-2:30pm.

Location: Wilder, 650 Marshall Ave., St. Paul

More information: 651-280-2517

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Jun
27
5:30 PM17:30

MN Stroke Assn. - Home Safety/Home Modifications

Some safety hazards are obvious - such as a toy left lying at the top of the stairs. Others are not so easily identified - such as a stairway railing that has become loose. Caregivers will review information and a checklist to make their home safer.

To REGISTER, call 612-378-2742.

FEE: No cost.

LOCATION: MN Brain Injury Alliance, MN Stroke Assn., 2277 Hwy. 36 W., Ste. 200, Roseville

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Jun
28
10:00 AM10:00

Neighborhood Coffee - Fraud Prevention

Join Neighborhood Network for Seniors for some coffee and a presentation about Fraud Prevention for Seniors. Refreshments provided. There is no cost for this event, but registration is requested. Please call 651-646-2301 and let us know you'll be joining us.

LOCATION: St. Mary's Episcopal Church, 1895 Laurel Ave., St. Paul

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Jul
25
5:30 PM17:30

MN Stroke Assn. - Know the 10 Signs

If you or someone you know is experiencing memory loss or behavioral changes, it's time to learn the facts. Early detection of Alzheimer's disease gives you a chance to begin drug therapy, enroll in clinical studies and plan for the future.

Space is limited. To register, call 612-378-2742.

FEE: No cost.

LOCATION: MN Brain Injury Alliance, MN Stroke Assn., 2277 Hwy. 36 W., Ste. 200, Roseville

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Aug
29
5:30 PM17:30

MN Stroke Assn. - Navigating the Community-Based Waivers

This presentation will provide a high-level overview of Elderly-Waiver (EW), the Alternative Care (AC) Program. We will explain what spend-downs are, and differentiate between asset and monthly spend-downs. We will introduce resources for help and next steps.

Space is limited. To register, call 612-378-2742.

FEE: No cost.

LOCATION: MN Brain Injury Alliance, MN Stroke Assn., 2277 Hwy. 36 W., Ste. 200, Roseville

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Sep
12
5:30 PM17:30

MN Stroke Assn. - Introduction to Caregiving

Caregiving brings rewards, but also shifting roles and emotions. Expand your knowledge and understanding of the skills needed to be a caregiver. Learn useful tips to better care for your loved one.

Space is limited. To register, call 612-378-2742.

FEE: No cost.

LOCATION: MN Brain Injury Alliance, MN Stroke Assn., 2277 Hwy. 36 W., Ste. 200, Roseville

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Sep
26
5:30 PM17:30

MN Stroke Assn. - Options and Resources to Support Aging in Place

This presentation will provide a broad overview on why planning for long-term care is important and what planning tools are available. Senior LinkAge Line will discuss the costs of long-term care and the impact on society and will identify activities of daily living and the risks that may cause an older adult to have to move.

Space is limited. To register, call 612-378-2742.

FEE: No cost.

LOCATION: MN Brain Injury Alliance, MN Stroke Assn., 2277 Hwy. 36 W., Ste. 200, Roseville

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Oct
10
10:00 AM10:00

Neighborhood Coffee - Estate Planning

Join Neighborhood Network for Seniors for some coffee and a presentation about estate planninh. Refreshments provided. There is no cost for this event, but registration is requested. Please call 651-646-2301 and let us know you'll be joining us.

LOCATION: St. Mary's Episcopal Church, 1895 Laurel Ave., St. Paul

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Oct
24
5:30 PM17:30

MN Stroke Assn. - Health Care Directives, Hospice and Palliative Care

What types of treatment would you or your loved on prefer if diagnosed with a life-limited illness? A health care directive is one way to share your wishes and preferences for serious illness and end-of-lie care. Attend this session and review why it is important to have a health care directive and how hospice and palliative care may benefit you and your family.

Space is limited. To register, call 612-378-2742.

FEE: No cost.

LOCATION: MN Brain Injury Alliance, MN Stroke Assn., 2277 Hwy. 36 W., Ste. 200, Roseville

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Nov
14
5:30 PM17:30

MN Stroke Assn. - Health and Wellness for the Caregiver

Learn why it's important for caregivers to pay attention their their own health and wellbeing as well as strategies for caregivers to take care of themselves and get breaks from the demands of their situation.

FEE: No cost.

To REGISTER, call 612-378-2742.

LOCATION: MN Brain Injury Alliance, MN Stroke Assn., 2277 Hwy. 36 W., Ste. 200, Roseville

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Dec
19
5:30 PM17:30

MN Stroke Assn. - New to Medicare

This presentation reviews what is covered by Parts A, B, C and D of Medicare, as well as Medicare supplement options are available. The enrollment process and options for enrollment in Medicare will be discussed along with the personal costs of the program

FEE: No cost.

To REGISTER, call 612-378-2742.

LOCATION: MN Brain Injury Alliance, MN Stroke Assn., 2277 Hwy. 36 W., Ste. 200, Roseville

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