Alzheimer’s Support Calendar

February through May “Together With Alzheimer’s Support Group” meeting dates and topics have just become available:

Together With Alzheimer’s Support Group

New and “seasoned” caregivers are welcome to attend these free sessions.
Sacred Heart Parish Center

326 Main St, Yarmouth
Facilitator: Catherine Gentile
email: ezine@catherinegentile.com

Wednesday, February 21
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Open discussion

Wednesday, February 28
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Mary Prenner, NFP, will discuss her experience with
Dr. Bredesen’s RECODE protocol.

Wednesday, March 7
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Open discussion

Wednesday, March 14
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Open discussion

Wednesday, March 21
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Open discussion

Wednesday, March 28
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Group discussion of Dr Dale Bredesen’s book:
The End of Alzheimer’s: Prevent and Reverse Cognitive Decline.

Wednesday, April 4
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Open discussion

Wednesday, April 11
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Open discussion

Wednesday, April 18
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Meet Dr Dale Bredesen, author of The End of Alzheimer’s, via a taped
interview, discussing “We Can Reverse and Prevent Cognitive Decline.”
Group discussion follows.

Wednesday, April 25
Sorry, no meeting.

Wednesday, May 2
Sorry, no meeting.

Wednesday, May 9
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Open discussion

Wednesday, May 16
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Open discussion

Wednesday, May 23
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Group discussion of Dr Dale Bredesen’s book:
The End of Alzheimer’s: Prevent and Reverse Cognitive Decline

Wednesday, May 30
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Open discussion

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Being Mortal Movie/Discussion on 1/29

A presentation and movie focused on end of life issues, especially the hard conversations when medical options are limited to help our loved ones, will take place on the 3rd floor of Merrill Library on Monday January 29th, 2018 from 5pm to 7pm. Please see this poster for more information.

The snow date for this event will be February 12, 2018.

Alzheimer’s Support Calendar

The latest Together With Alzheimer’s calendar is now available, offering a number of helpful presentations. The group is increasing in size, but still has space for a few new members. Please contact Catherine with any questions.

Together With Alzheimer’s Support Group

New and “seasoned” caregivers are welcome to attend these free sessions.
Sacred Heart Parish Center

326 Main St, Yarmouth
Facilitator: Catherine Gentile
email: ezine@catherinegentile.com

Wednesday, December 6 – Meeting Cancelled
7:00 – 8:00 pm
Teepa Snow DVD
“Part 1: How to Become a Better Caregiver”
Group discussion follows

 Wednesday,  December 13
7:00 – 8:00 pm
Open discussion

 Wednesday,  December 20
7:00 – 8:00 pm
Teepa Snow DVD
“Part 2: Connect, Communicate, Support”
Group discussion follows

Wednesday,  December 27
Sorry, no meeting

Wednesday, January 3
7:00 – 8:00 pm
Open discussion

Wednesday, January 10
7:00 – 8:00 pm
Teepa Snow DVD
“Part 3: Create A Supportive Dementia Environment in Your Home”
Group discussion follows

Wednesday, January 17
7:00 – 8:00 pm
Open discussion

Wednesday, January 24
7:00 – 8:00 pm
NEW! Introducing Dr Dale Bredesen
author of The End of Alzheimer’s
via a taped interview discussing
“We Can Reverse and Prevent Cognitive Decline”

Wednesday,  January 31
7:00 – 8:00 pm
Open discussion

Wednesday, February 7
7:00 – 8:00 pm
Open discussion

 Wednesday, February 14
Sorry, no meeting

Wednesday, February 21
7:00 – 8:00 pm
Open discussion

Wednesday, February 28
7:00 – 8:00 pm
NEW!  Discussion of
“36 Holes in the Roof”
based on Dr. Dale Bredesen’s book
The End of Alzheimer’s

2017 Project Holiday Application Available

Yarmouth Cares About Neighbors (YCAN) will once again be coordinating Holiday Gifts for Yarmouth, Maine families in need of help with gifts for their children. We request that all applications be returned to us as soon as possible to give our Elves more time to shop, but no later than December 1st.

The 2017 Project Holiday application is now available by clicking here, or by visiting:

Yarmouth Community Services
200 Main Street (behind Town Hall)

First Parish Church
116 Main Street

Completed applications should be returned to Community Services at the address above.

If you have questions, or would like an application mailed to you, please call Beth at (207) 838-2261 or Jean at (207) 329-7295.

Food Pantry Matching Grant Challenge

We have just received an anonymous matching grant – up to $1,000 – if we can raise $1,000 between now and Thanksgiving for the Yarmouth Community Food Pantry!

Your donation will be instantly doubled when you make a donation to YCAN with the “Food Pantry grant” written in the memo line.

To donate, please mail checks payable to: YCAN, PO Box 553, Yarmouth, ME 04096 – or drop it off at Yarmouth Community Services behind Town Hall at 200 Main Street (Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:30pm).

Thank you for your support!

YCAN is a 501(c)(3) non-profit. Contributions are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.