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Up-Coming Training

In-Person or Online

July 2024

ALL TRAININGS AND EVENTS ARE FREE

Living Well with Parkinson's
Topic: Fall Prevention and Exercise Tips

Roughly 60% of individuals with Parkinson's disease (PD) experience falls every year. While some falls lead to minor injuries like scrapes or bruises, others can significantly affect mobility and independence. Physical activity can enhance balance and reduce the risk of falls. Join Elanie Wallace, MSN, RN, to talk about strategies to prevent falls that may worsen the quality of life for individuals with Parkinson's disease.
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Wednesday, July 10, 2024   11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 
Presenter: Elaine Wallace MSN, RN, Campus Director/School of Nursing Faculty, UT Tyler-Palestine Campus School of Nursing
RSVP is required by calling 903-729-7505 if you plan on attending in person
BINGO for All
Wednesday, July 10, 2024   1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. 
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Come join us in person or online for a fun time of BINGO!

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Ladies Listen and Learn Brunch
IN PERSON ONLY
Thursday, July 11, 2024   10:00 a.m.
Topic: Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer's disease affects the brain, leading to a gradual deterioration in memory, cognitive functions, and daily task performance. While estimates differ, it is believed by experts that over 6 million Americans, primarily individuals aged 65 and above, could be impacted by Alzheimer's. Come join us for brunch and a talk by Desiree Cody, where she will provide valuable insights to deepen our comprehension of this condition.
Presenter: Desiree Cody, APRN, FNP-C
RSVP is required by calling 903-729-7505 if you plan on attending in person
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Care Group
Thursday, July 11, 2024   1:30 p.m.
Topic: Managing Behaviors as a Caregiver - Part 2

Caring for a loved one can present many obstacles for families and caregivers. It is essential for caregivers to recognize and address challenging behaviors, as this is crucial for stress management and reducing tensions. Join Ally Hauck and Megan Bear as they offer their expertise on effectively managing behaviors to enhance the quality of life for your loved one.
Presenters: Ally Hauck, Legacy at Town Creek and Megan Bear with Enhabit Home Health
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Parent Education Workshop
Tuesday, July 16, 2024   12:00 p.m.
Topic: Assertive Communication 
This workshop is designed to teach parents to communicate opinions, thoughts, needs, and feelings in a direct, honest, and appropriate manner, in order to secure a free appropriate public education for their children.  
Presenter: Sabrina Thompson, Regional Coordinator Region 6, Partners Resource Network
Cooking for Wellness
Thursday, July 18, 2024   10:00 a.m.
Topic: Mediterranean Cuisine

Are you interested in making nutritious Mediterranean-style dishes? Then join us for live cooking demonstrations that include tasty samples for in-person attendees! Not only will you learn how to make these delicious recipes, but you will also discover the many health benefits of the Mediterranean eating pattern.
Presenters: Ally Hauck, Legacy at Town Creek and Megan Bear with Enhabit Home Health
Diabetic Support Group
Thursday, July 18, 2024   1:00 p.m. 
Topic: Blood Sugar Monitoring and Continuous Glucose Monitoring

 
Monitoring blood glucose levels is crucial for individuals with diabetes to determine if their levels are within the target range. With the constant emergence of new technologies, there are now alternative methods to check blood sugar levels. Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) devices assist in diabetes management, reducing the need for frequent fingerstick checks. Attend  this meeting with Audrey Hall, a registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator from UT Health East Texas, to discover more about this innovative technology.
Presenters: Audrey Hall, MS, RD, LD, CDCES with UT Health East Texas 
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Americans with Disabilities Act Celebration
IN PERSON ONLY
Thursday, July 25, 2024   12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
How are you planning to celebrate Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) 34th Anniversary? This important civil rights law prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities in all areas of public life, including jobs, schools, transportation, and all public and private places that are open to the general public. The purpose of the law is to make sure that people with disabilities have the same rights and opportunities as everyone else. Greg Gunnels will discuss the ADA during lunch, followed by fun and games. Come join the celebration!
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If you need help registering, please call 903-729-7505.

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