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Alzheimer's Association Delaware Valley Chapter

Delaware Fatherhood and Family Coalition - Monday, October 26, 2020

Alzheimer's Association Delaware Valley Chapter

UPCOMING Local & Regional Virtual Programs

Get empowered and educated. Take advantage of virtual webinars that are free and open to the public. These do NOT provide a professional certificate of attendance. REGISTER and attend by phone or online! Register with the links below or call our 24/7 Helpline 800.272.3900

 

 

Dementia Conversations

     Tues., Oct. 27 at 10am ~ Register: https://action.alz.org/mtg/71127855

  Tues., Dec. 15 at 10am ~ Register: https://action.alz.org/mtg/71289493

 

COVID-19 and Caregiving

Tues., Nov. 3 at 10am ~ Register: https://action.alz.org/mtg/71289740

  Wed., Nov. 4 at 2pm ~ Register: https://action.alz.org/mtg/71493294

 

Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body

  Tues., Dec. 1 at 10am ~ Register: https://action.alz.org/mtg/71289580

 

Regional Virtual Caregiver Symposium

Thursday, November 12, 2020 ~ 9am-12:30pm

Topics: supporting yourself & others, dementia & challenging family dynamics, safety with everyday activities, communication strategies, and living with Alzheimer's disease.   

REGISTER Here

 

Virtual Research Conference & Community Forum

Thursday, November 19, 2020 ~ 10:30am-12:30pm

Lecture and Q&A featuring Rebecca M. Edelmayer, PhD 10:45am / Panel & Community Forum 11:45 am

REGISTER Here

 

Virtual Dementia Symposium: Connecting the Community

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 ~ 8:30am-12pm

Topics: dealing with stigma, end of life care, strategies for activities of daily living, and communication.

REGISTER Here

 

Understanding Alzheimer's and Dementia

Tues., Nov. 10 at 10am ~ Register: https://action.alz.org/mtg/71289663

  Wed., Dec. 2 at 6pm ~ Register: https://action.alz.org/mtg/71344510

  Wed., Dec. 8 at 10am ~ Register: https://action.alz.org/mtg/71493721

 

Legal and Financial Planning

  Tues., Oct. 20 at 10am ~ Register: https://action.alz.org/mtg/71127945

Wed., Oct. 21 at 2pm ~ Register: https://action.alz.org/mtg/71200554

  Wed., Dec. 15 at 10am ~ Register: https://action.alz.org/mtg/71344577

 

Effective Communication Strategies

   Wed., Oct. 28 at 2pm ~ Register: https://action.alz.org/mtg/71200728

   Wed., Nov. 18 at 6pm ~ Register: https://action.alz.org/mtg/71344458

 

Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related Behaviors

  Wed., Nov. 11 at 6pm ~ Register: https://action.alz.org/mtg/71367326

 

10 Warning Signs

  Tues., Nov. 17 at 10am ~ Register: https://action.alz.org/mtg/71494003

  Wed., Dec. 16 at 6pm ~ Register: https://action.alz.org/mtg/71344637

 

CANDID CONVERSATIONS

Candid Conversations is a virtual, INTERACTIVE session to openly discuss the challenges and opportunities of caregiving for a person with dementia in a safe, confidential, and open environment

Dementia & Driving ~ Thurs., Nov. 5, 3-4pm

 

Navigating the Holidays ~ Thurs., Nov. 19, 3-4pm

 

Dementia & Sundowning ~ Thurs., Dec. 17, 3-4pm

   Register: https://action.alz.org/mtg/71348940

 

REGISTER with the links or call our 24/7 Helpline 800.272.3900See the attached flyers for details    

 

 

 

Other Special Programs from Alzheimer's Association Chapters

African American Community Forum on Memory Loss - 4 session series

Interactive sessions via Zoom on Saturdays (Nov. 7, 14, 21 and Dec. 5) from 10- 11:30am. 

Learn from experts who will cover various topics related to dementia care within the Black/African American community, including public health approaches to reducing the risk of dementia, social isolation and social distancing during COVID-19, health living, and telemedicine. 

Register: http://bit.ly/AAForum110720

 

2020 Vietnamese Alzheimer's Forum (English /Vietnamese Bilingual)

Saturday, October 31, 9:30-11:30am PST

Learn the basics of Alzheimer's disease and related dementias, how to care for your loved ones while maintaining your own health and sanity, and the importance of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) voice in research. 

Register: tinyurl.com/2020VietnameseForum or more info: hhhoang@alz.org or 707.755.7601

Tie Drive for the Wilmington Hope Commision

Delaware Fatherhood and Family Coalition - Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Tie Drive



For the next 30 days, the MWULYP will be collecting gently used ties
to donate to Wilmington Hope Commission.
The collection will end on November 12th.


Drop-off Locations New Castle County
Community Service Building
100 W. 10TH ST. Suite 602,
Wilmington, DE
in Kent County coordinate pickup/drop off times,
please email info@mwulyp.com

Upward Bound Program

Delaware Fatherhood and Family Coalition - Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Upward Bound Program

Delaware Technical Community College



What is Classic Upward Bound?

Classic Upward Bound (CUB) is a FREE academic
and college preparatory support for high school students (grades 9 through 11) on their path to earning a college degree.
CUB empowers participants to complete high school and enter and complete a program of postsecondary education.
We accept first-generation college students or those who are low-income and qualify for free or reduced lunch.


CUB Participant Commitment - Participate in monthly meetings with the Student Enrichment Coordinator at your high school.
Attend Saturday Academy, Attend Summer Academy and Attend Tutoring Sessions.


Apply now at:
https://www.dtcc.edu/sites/default/files/g-cub-application.pdf

Kent County Free Fall Harvest Giveaway

Delaware Fatherhood and Family Coalition - Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Free Fall Harvest Giveaway




Thursday, October 29, 2020, from 3 PM to 6 PM
Westside Family Healthcare
1020 Forrest Avenue Dover, DE

FREE USDA Food Boxes Meat, Dairy, Produce, Eggs
and COVID-19 Hygiene Kits Towels, Soap, Face Coverings.

Kent County Family Symposium 2020

Delaware Fatherhood and Family Coalition - Thursday, September 10, 2020

DELAWARE FATHERHOOD AND FAMILY COALITION

Putting the FAMILY back in Family Matters Symposium



Saturday, September 26, 2020, from 9 am to 1 pm

Guest speakers Ray Taylor - Healthy Relationships,
Kevin L. Kelly The Essence of Parenting/Co-Parenting, and
Robert Moore & Jason Hall - Healthy Teen Relationships.

Registration

WWW.DFFCDADS.ORG
(855) 733-3232 or admin@dffcdads.org

New Castle County Family Symposium 2020

Delaware Fatherhood and Family Coalition - Thursday, September 10, 2020

Delaware Fatherhood and Family Coalition

Putting The Family Back
In Family Matter Symposium




October 3, 2020, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Guest Speakers Dr. George Gibson - Family Health and Wellness,
Dr. Sandi Hagans-Morris Healthy Relationships,
and Walter Deshields - Parenting/Co-Parenting.

REGISTER TODAY

WWW.DFFCDADS.ORG
(855) 733-3232 or admin@dffcdads.org

Back to School Book Bag Giveaway

Delaware Fatherhood and Family Coalition - Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Back to School Book Bag Giveaway

Free Back-Packs & School Supplies Drive



Saturday, August 22, 2020, from 10 am to 12 pm
at Capital Park Community Center
2 Capital Ave. Dover, DE 19901

Back 2 School Bookbag Giveaway Drive-Thru Event

Delaware Fatherhood and Family Coalition - Monday, August 17, 2020

Back 2 School Bookbag Giveaway
Drive-Thru Event




August 23rd from3 pm to 5 pm

The Red Health Center
21444 Carmean Way
Georgetown, DE 19947

The Dedication & Grand Opening Of My Brother’s House of Delaware

Delaware Fatherhood and Family Coalition - Monday, August 17, 2020

St Matthew’s Church NCCD & Jacob’s Ladder

Rev. Dr. Barnett Smith

Presents

The Dedication & Grand Opening

Of

“My Brother’s House of Delaware”

Re-entry / Motivational Live-in Program

1304 Read St Wilmington, DE. 19805

Celebration Saturday, August 29th, 2020

Gathering at 10:00 AM / Dedication 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM

Dedication & Prayer for God’s Blessings

A Walk Through, Face Covering, Social Distancing

Lite Refreshments Available

Music & Meet and Greet 

All invited

Invitees include but not limited to:

Governor: John Carney

Lt. Governor: Bethany Hall-Long

Mayor of Wilmington: Michael S. Purzycki

Chief Robert J. Tracy

City Treasurer: Velda Jones-Potter

Wilmington City Council Members

 6th District Council Member: YOLANDA MCCOY

Rev Dr. Vincent Oliver: IMAC President

Rev Dr. Christopher Bullock: Pastor Canaan Baptist Church

Elder Ty Johnson

Friendship House, Sunday Day Breakfast Mission.

 Partners, agencies & caregivers.

Additional information Contact:

Dr. G E Gordon Sr: Men’s Ministry Director

302-669-5397 / drgegsr@outlook.com


Navigating Back To School

Delaware Fatherhood and Family Coalition - Monday, August 17, 2020

Navigating Back To School

Trauma-Informed Return To Learn Model For
All Members of the School Community.



The Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide has developed a FREE online learning experience to bring Trauma-Informed Care into the post-COVID-19 School environment.

SIGNED-UP TODAY


About DFFC

The Delaware Fatherhood & Family Coalition is an extension of the Promoting Safe and Stable Families Program and the Responsible Fatherhood Initiative created specifically to give a voice to fathers and the importance of their involvement for the well-being of their children.


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