Join Us for a Seminar About the Current Status, Health Benefits, and Qualifying Process for Medical Cannabis
Wednesday, June 14, 2023 2:00 to 3:30 PM
– Update on the Medical Cannabis Industry in Florida – Some of the Obstacles to People Considering Use of Medical Cannabis – The Relationship of Traditional Medicine to Medical Cannabis – Defining CBD and Medical Cannabis – The Overall Role of a Certified Medical Cannabis Physician and Steps to Get Your State Card – Qualifying Conditions for Medical Cannabis – Types of Products and Means of Administration of the Products – Where and How to Purchase Products Once You Have a Card – The Review and Monitoring of Your Treatment Outcomes – Protocols For Use By Residents in Senior Living Communities
JOIN US TO HEAR A FEW PERFORMERS
FROM THE SARASOTA JAZZ PROJECT
JAZZ, WINE & CHEESE FRIDAY, JUNE 23, 2023
RAIN OR SHINE (INDOORS IF IT RAINS) 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
You are invited to a special intimate performance put on by the Sarasota Jazz Project. We will be enjoying wine and cheese under the shade of our Oak Trees, while listening to Jazz selections played by either a trio or quartet from the group.
We typically host this event the fourth Friday of every month (rain or shine).
Invite a friend and start your weekend in a fun way.
Join Us for a Timely Presentation at Alderman Oaks!
WHY, WHEN, WHERE & HOW TO MOVE TO SENIOR LIVING
Friday, March 10, 2023 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
PESENTERS: Steve DuToit of Keller Williams Realty Select, Rusty Blix of Alderman Oaks Retirement Center, and Kathy Parrish of WeCare Relocation Services.
Meet & Hear the Experts Present and Discuss the Many Considerations in Making a Possible Move to Senior Living!
Much of the Program Will Be in a Q & A Format. Key Topics Include … ● Learn About the Current Economic Opportunities for Selling Your Home, Making a Move to a Senior Living Environment, and the Potential Financial Risk of Putting Off That Decision ● Pros and Cons of Aging in Place (Staying at Home) Versus the Lifestyle Benefits of Moving into a Senior Living Community ● Explanation of the Different Types of Senior Living Options ● The Many Ways that a Professional Move Manager Can Help You to Plan, Provide Hands-On Assistance, and Ongoing Support in Carrying Out Your Move ● Discussions and Recommendations Regarding the Emotional and Relational Aspects of Considering and Going Forth with a Move to Senior Living
REVERSAL, TREATMENT, AND PREVENTION OF COGNITIVE DECLINE
AN IN-PERSON SEMINAR FRIDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2021 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM
ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE AND COGNITIVE DECLINE ARE TREATABLE!
Join us for this on-site seminar to learn more about an innovative approach to Brain Health and Cognitive Decline. Hear Dr. Nields share about programs related to the new clinic in Sarasota — Cognitive Health Centers (CHC).
They are the first primary care clinic that focuses solely on maintaining and improving brain health. Using Dr. Bredesen’s protocols for the reversal, treatment, and prevention of cognitive decline, CHC provides patients, caregivers, and families with a comprehensive approach to care.
Dr. William Nields, M.D.
Medical Director for Clinical Services in Florida
Cognitive Health Centers
How Do Current Economics and Circumstances Affect Senior Housing Decisions?
Free Zoom & In-Person Class
Sponsored by Alderman Oaks Retirement Center
Wednesday, December 16, 2020 – 9:00 to 10:00 AM
Social distancing, temperature check, mask, plus a health questionnaire with signature are required if attending in person. Location is Downtown Sarasota, 1900 Brother Geenen Way, Sarasota FL 34236 (Dwyer Room).
Presented by Rusty Blix, Founder of Alderman Oaks Retirement Center, and Steve DuToit, Partner with Midyett DuToit Team, Keller Williams Realty Select.
Community Senior Housing and Real Estate Experts will cover topics such as… ◙ What are the Main Benefits of Senior Housing? ◙ How Much at Risk is the Equity in My Home? ◙ When is the Right Time to Sell My Home — Or Should I Sell My Home? ◙ What Are Other Considerations Such as Freedom, Safety, Socialization, and Supportive Services During these Uncertain Times?
Alderman Oaks Residents, Families, and Friends Join Us for a Parade of Antique Cars Thursday, November 19, 2020 at 11:00 AM Not Necessary to RSVP
Sunshine Region AACA is a Sarasota Florida club of antique car enthusiasts who enjoy gathering, swapping stories, looking at classic cars and touring together. The Sunshine Region AACA, a local region of the Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA), includes members from Sarasota, Manatee counties and surrounding areas.
Member’s cars have included: Franklin, Model-T Ford, Model-A Ford, Chrysler, Packard, Cadillac, Saxon, Oldsmobile, Mustang, Buick, Corvette, EMF, Studebaker, Lincoln, Winton, LaSalle, Gardner, Plymouth, Pierce Arrow, Overland, Chevy, Mercedes, Dodge, Thunderbird, MG and VW to name a few.
Our goal is to help preserve old cars and the hobby. Anyone interested in historic automobiles and related motor vehicles is welcome to join. You don’t have to own an antique car … just share in the passion for them.
Sun Coast Jaguar Club Festival at Alderman Oaks
Saturday, October 24, 2020 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Join Residents, Family Members, Staff, and Guests for Our Festival.
Enjoy Beverages, Food, Fellowship, and Entertainment in Our Beautiful Outdoor Garden Area.
Prize Drawings and Special Giveaways.
Meet Members of the Sun Coast Jaguar Club and Experience the Beauty and History of a Sampling of Their Very Special Cars.
Note: We Will Be Practicing Safe Coronavirus Guidelines.
Event Host John McCarthy President Sun Coast Jaguar Club
Join Us at Alderman Oaks for an End of Life Planning Seminar.
Learn About Key Strategies and Steps to Assure Future Health and Financial Outcomes
Friday, February 14, 2020 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Nafi Cunningham Director of My Life, My Choice Stratum Health System
My Life, My Choice is Stratum Health System’s free advance care planning program for adults.
The program was developed to allow you and your loved ones to think about the “what ifs” before a critical healthcare issue arises. Having these important conversations early gives you and your family members peace of mind and a course to follow.
Kevin Pillion Elder Law Attorney, CPA
Shannon Feinroth Public Benefits Specialist
Life Planning is the thoughtful arrangement of assets and preparation of legal documents to organize your life and direct your affairs according to your values and choices. Life Planning allows you and your loved ones to navigate through emergencies and predictable life changes with the least stress, expense, and difficulty.
LEARN MORE ABOUT THE ESSENTIAL LIFE PLANNING LEGAL DOCUMENTS
◙ Health Care Power of Attorney (Designated Health Care Surrogate) ◙ Living Will (Advance Health Care Directive) ◙ Financial Power of Attorney (Durable General Power of Attorney) ◙ Last Will & Testament ◙ Living Trust
Be sure to visit the Alderman Oaks Display. Click Here for more information.
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2019 10 AM to 2 PM ROBARTS ARENA 3000 RINGLING BLVD., SARASOTA
Hosted by the Herald-Tribune Media Group, Life Expo is the premier resource for all things important to seniors and baby boomers – health & wellness, health screenings, assisted living, real estate, travel, financial planning, shopping, food, entertainment, fitness and more.
Join Us at Alderman Oaks for a Preview of the MindSet Program
Friday, September 6, 2019
2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Healthy Refreshments & Prize Drawings
MindSet — Are you giving your brain a good workout?
Do you know that certain kinds of brain exercises may help improve your brain health?
Based on the research by David Loewenstein, Ph.D., Professor of Psychiatry and
Behavioral Sciences at the University of Miami, you will learn how the two-session class will teach skills that help:
– Exercise Your Brain – Create Healthy Habits – Improve Communication – Get Organized
The MindSet program offers an organized approach to everyday living and will provide activities to stimulate memory and thinking.
SEATING IS LIMITED! Click Here for More Information.
Jin Us for Another DSCA Forum in the Optimal Living Series
Get Well With Medical Cannabis
Learn more about the latest programs and initiatives to help you and your loved ones achieve a healthier lifestyle. Hear informative presentations from the experts and then participate in an enlightening panel discussion.
Thursday, June 27, 2019
Buffet Lunch Included
At The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota
1111 Ritz Carlton Drive
Sarasota, FL 34236
Join Us at Alderman Oaks for an Informative Seminar
Untreated Hearing Loss: Effects on Physical, Cognitive, and Social Well Being
Friday, May 17, 2019
2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Seminar Topics Include: ● Statistics on Untreated Hearing Loss ● Why is Hearing Loss Often Left Untreated ● Effects of Untreated Hearing Loss — How Our Physical, Mental, and
Social Well Being are at Risk ● Special Focus on the Relationship of Hearing Loss to Our Brain Power
Dr. Lyndsey Nalu
Adept Audiology, LLC
Dr. Nalu specializes in diagnostic hearing evaluations; detection of outer, middle, and inner ear pathologies; and advanced digital hearing aid fittings.
Dr. Nalu has been faithfully serving our staff and residents for many years.
Jim Scott Owner
Meet and hear Jim explain to attendees many of the features and benefits of Hearing Loop Systems.
Join Us at Alderman Oaks for a Seminar About Social Security Eligibility and Benefits
Friday, April 19, 2019
2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
How Prepared are You for Retirement?
Join Us for a Seminar on Retirement Income Planning: Social Security Key Concepts – Calculating Benefits – Full Retirement Age – Taxation of Benefits – Spousal and Survivor Benefits – Filing Strategies and Rule Changes
Presented By: John Letourneau Senior Vice President Branch Director Gulf View Wealth Group RBC Wealth Management
Click Here for More Information and to RSVP.
Spring is Blooming at Alderman Oaks
Join Us for a Grand Celebration of Our New Oak Tree Garden and Outdoor Lounge
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Wine Tasting, Musical Entertainment, Hor D’oeuvres, and
Prize Drawings Every 10 Minutes
Enjoy Classical Music, Broadway Show Tunes, and a Variety of Other Songs.
Performed by Concert Pianist Stephen M. Baker, Director of Marketing & Audience Development for Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall.
Free Event Rides Back and Forth by ITNSunCoast
Must Call by 1:00 PM on Tuesday, March 19 to Reserve Ride (941-364-7530).
Join Us at Alderman Oaks for an Update on Veterans Benefits
and News About Major Policy Changes
Friday, February 1, 2019
2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Kevin Pillion, Esq.
Founder & Elder Law Attorney
Certified Public Accountant
Shannon Feinroth Paralegal
Public Benefits Specialist
The presentation will focus on how to Qualify for VA Benefits.
If You Are a Veteran … ● Are you 65 years or older?
● Did you serve during a Wartime period?
● Do you currently live in or are you about to move into an assisted Living Facility?
If You Are a Surviving Spouse of a Veteran … ● Did the Veteran serve during a Wartime period? ● Have you remained unmarried since his or her death? ● Do you currently live in or are you about to move into an assisted Living Facility?
If you answered YES to the questions above, you may be eligible for VA Pension benefits and receive the following tax-free benefit each month:
Veteran & Spouse
Surviving Spouse of a Veteran
Be Sure to Visit the Alderman Oaks Exhibit at the Conference. Click Here for Printable Flyer.
MEDICAL MARIJUANA FORUM
Join Us at Alderman Oaks for a Forum About the Current Status, Health Benefits, and Qualifying Process for Medical Marijuana.
Friday, January 11, 2019
2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Attendees will learn about the assessment process and how to be approved for a medical marijuana card. They will also hear about the many ways medical marijuana can be used and how it is tailored to individual needs.
The program will conclude with a Panel Discussion, allowing for an important time of questions and answers.
Dr. Steven Reichbach, MD Topic: Ground-Breaking Programs and Possibilities
of Medical Cannabis www.FindPainRelief.com
Topic: Types and Forms of Medical Cannabis www.Trulieve.com
Seating for the Presentation is Limited!
To RSVP call (941) 955-9099 or use the Contact Us page of this website.
Wednesday, November 07, 2018 4:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Bradenton Area Convention Center 1 Haben Blvd Palmetto, FL 34221
Mark your calendars for Wednesday, November 7! The Sarasota and Manatee Chamber of Commerce have teamed up once again to offer our members the greatest of networking opportunities.
Be Sure to Visit the Alderman Oaks Booth!
Attended by hundreds of Chamber members and guests, this networking event offers complimentary lite bites, lots of door prizes, the opportunity to make valuable connections and learn more about local businesses so we can all “shop local.”
Join us at the largest networking event of the year.
No advanced registration required.
Pay $5 admission at the door.
Open to the public with FREE parking!
Light Bites Provided By: Bavaro’s Pizza Napoletana & Pastaria, Bravo Coastal Bar & Kitchen, Cracker Barrel, Der Dutchman, Edible Elegance by Eli Fresh Kitchen, Longhorn Steakhouse of Bradenton, Mattison’s Restaurants & Catering, Newk’s Eatery, Nothing Bundt Cakes, Sonny’s BBQ Catering, and Southeast Culinary Arts.
Join Us at Alderman Oaks for a Seminar About the Current Status, Health Benefits, and Qualifying Process for Medical Cannabis
Friday, October 26, 2018
2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Dr. Steven Reichbach, MD Topic: Ground-Breaking Programs and Possibilities of Medical Cannabis www.FindPainRelief.com
Topic: Types and Forms of Medical Cannabis www.Trulieve.com
Meet and hear Dr. Steven Reichbach (Certified Physician) of the Gulf Coast Ketamine Center and Renee Legere of Trulieve (Licensed Dispensary) present timely information about developments in Medical Cannabis.
Learn more about the assessment process and how to be approved for a medical marijuana card. Also, hear about the many ways medical marijuana can be used and how it is tailored to individual needs.
Dr. Reichbach will also share information about common conditions treated with medical marijuana such as MS, ALS, HIV/AIDS, PTSD, Anxiety, Crohn’s Disease, Chronic Pain Syndromes, Cancer, Glaucoma, Epilepsy, Chronic Muscle Spasms and other similar challenges such as Back Pain, Chronic Arthritis, Migraines, Lyme Disease, and Insomnia.
Join Us During Orioles Wellness Week as Alderman Oaks Hosts
a Presentation About Normal Aging and Memory
Wednesday, August 8, 2018 11:15 AM to 12:00 PM
Ed Smith Stadium Third Base Lounge Click Here for Orioles Sarasota Website.
Program Presenter Kathleen Houseweart, MBA Director of the LSF Guardianship Program & Senior Aging Specialist Click Here for LSF Website.
Kathleen will discuss how getting older affects thinking and review the normal changes we should all expect as we age. She will also review things to look for that are not normal and provide tips on how to get the most out of the memory we have.
Other Wellness Event Highlights • Doors Open at 11:00 a.m. • Free Admission & Parking (East Lot) • Orioles vs. Red Sox at 12:00 p.m. • More than 20 Displays by Area Providers • Free Health Screenings • Ballpark Fare Specials • Nutrition & Wellness Experts • Blood Mobile • Free Bottle of Water!
Be Sure to Visit the Alderman Oaks Display on the First Level Concourse.
Join Us at Alderman Oaks for a Presentation About Sarasota’s Maritime Heritage
Friday, May 18, 2018
2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Local historian, story-teller, and Executive Director at Historic Spanish Point will return with a brand new program on Boats, Bays, and Barrier Islands.
This program will focus on the waterfront aspect of Sarasota and will include a maritime history of local sail boats, steam boats, power boats and yachts.
John will also explore the history of local bays and waterways and explain the origins of the name of all of the local barrier islands. Many of you have enjoyed John’s presentations at Alderman Oaks and this is a new program and one that you will
not want to miss.
Program Attendees will be Eligible to Participate in a Drawing for Free Historic Spanish Point Gifts.
Meet and Hear Jim share about the abundance of world-renowned arts and cultural attractions in our area — Wonderful community performing arts halls, galleries, museums, botanical gardens and universities. And, our own opera house, ballet, symphony orchestra, multiple theatres, and the circus.
● Experience: Performing Arts ●Visualize: Museums & Visual Arts ● Expand: History, Science & Education ●Engage: Festivals & Fairs ●Connect: Arts Communities & Organizations
Attendees will be Invited to enter a Drawing for a Free Arts & Cultural Experience for Two — Dinner, Theatre, and Transportation.
Solving the Puzzle for Life Care Planning Decisions Seminar
Friday, January 26, 2018
2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
At Alderman Oaks Retirement Residence
Elder Law Attorney
Life Planning Law Firm
__________________ Shannon Feinroth
Public Benefits Specialist Life Planning Law Firm
What is the Life Care Planning Puzzle?
Life Care Planning is a practical approach to filling your family’s current and future needs in a timely fashion. With a Life Care Plan, you can avoid frantic action should a family crisis arise. The process incorporates legal planning techniques and changing physical, psychological, and financial needs.
An effective Life Care Plan includes a customized legal plan that serves as a road map to help you meet the inevitable challenges of caring for an aging family member, while taking into consideration the legal needs of all other family members involved.
Seminar Topic Include:
Legal: Wills, Probate, Powers of Attorney, Living Will, Trusts, Deeds, Health Care Directives, and Estate Administration
Financial: Budgeting for Long-Term Care, Probate Avoidance, Asset Protection, Veterans Benefits, Medicaid Benefits, and Medicare Insurance
Advocacy & Support Services: Elder Care Rights, Counseling and Guidance, Solving Care Problems, Crisis Situations, and Community Resources
Living Environment: Aging in Place, Transitioning to an Alternative Living Environment Such as Senior Retirement Communities
Learn more about the latest programs and initiatives to enhance Optimal Aging on the SunCoast. Hear presentations from the experts and engage in an informative panel discussion.
When: Wednesday, December 6, 2017
11:00 AM to 1:00 PM Panel Discussion During Lunch
Where: The Paradise Center
Longboat Island Chapel (2nd Floor)
6200 Gulf of Mexico Drive
Longboat Key, FL 34228
Kathy Black, Ph.D.
Age-Friendly Sarasota Consultant The Patterson Foundation
Professor of Aging Studies and Social Work, USF Sarasota-Manatee
Topic: An Overview of Age-Friendly Living on the SunCoast
Pamela Baron, MSW, CDP
Director of Senior Services JFCS of the Suncoast, Inc.
Topic: Community Resources to Support Optimal Lifestyles
Fred Grady, NHA
Administrator, Alderman Oaks Retirement Residence
Topic: Understanding & Choosing the Right Living
Environment for Optimal Aging on the SunCoast
Kathleen Houseweart, MBA
Director, Lutheran Services FL
Sarasota Guardianship Program
Panel Discussion Moderator
Topic: Focusing on Practical Considerations in Achieving Your Optimal Lifestyle Goals
Alderman Oaks is the Proud Sponsor of this Event.
Fee for Forum is Only $10.00. Lunch is Included!
Click Here for More Information and to View PowerPoint Presentations.
JOIN US AT ALDERMAN OAKS FOR A REVEALING SEMINAR
ENDING THE NIGHTMARE OF PTSD
Friday, November 17, 2017 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
George Lindenfeld, Ph.D. Clinical Psychologist
Diplomate in Clinical Psychology
Founder of the RESET THERAPY PROFESSIONAL INSTITUTE
Julie Cook Downing
RESET THERAPY PROFESSIONAL INSTITUTE
President, Caregivers’ Comfort Creations, LLC
Consultant for Cornerstone LifeCare LLC
This Seminar should be especially valuable to Veterans, their circle of supporters, and those in general who are affected by PTSD. Dr. Lindenfeld will present timely information about PTSD and the successful innovative treatment to end PTSD.
Julie will moderate a panel discussion, which will include successfully treated Veterans with PTSD.
Saturday, October 28, 2017 9 AM – 4 PM SARASOTA FAIRGROUNDS
Participants immersed themselves in more than 125 exhibits, experiences, presentations, and performances! They saw how Sarasota County is innovating to promote well-being!
Inspired by the Age-Friendly Sarasota initiative and presented as a gift by The Patterson Foundation, the Age-Friendly Festival is the FIRST community celebration in the nation to focus on LIFELONG WELL-BEING while aspiring to CONNECT PEOPLE OF ALL AGES.
Denise Leonhard, Theresa McKenzie, and Fred Grady represented Alderman Oaks at the Festival.
They helped to serve an audience that enjoyed exhibits, experiences, entertainment, and educational opportunities highlighting age-friendly practices and principles that optimize community assets and enhance quality of life.
Click Here to view YouTube Video Recap of Saturday, October 28, 2017 Age-Friendly Festivalat the Sarasota Fairgrounds.
Alderman Oaks was an exhibitor during the Golden Age Theme Day on Thursday, September 28, 2017.
We Welcome the World!
For the first time in over twenty years the World Rowing Championships will return to the United States of America at the newly developed Nathan Benderson Park.
Sarasota-Bradenton, Florida is excited to host the 2017 World Rowing Championships. From rowing enthusiasts of all ages to volunteers of all kinds the Sarasota-Bradenton community is ready to Welcome the World.
Whether your interest is as a Spectator, a Volunteer, a Vendor, or a Partner we encourage you to become involvedby exploring information through the following links.
Join in Old Fashioned Carnival Food, Fun, and Games at Alderman Oaks
Friday, September 29, 2017, 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
In collaboration with Southwest Florida Homecare, we will be hosting a carnival-themed event at Alderman Oaks Retirement Center on Friday, September 29.
Invitees include Alderman Oaks residents, family members, employees, area professionals, and the general community.
In addition to representatives from Southwest Florida Homecare, there will be displays, services, and products available from other visiting professionals who faithfully serve on our team at Alderman Oaks.
We consider this an opportunity to show our appreciation and gratefulness as we work together to serve our community.
The event will include activities such as Carnival Games, Petting Zoo, Dunk Tank, Photo Booth, Snow Cone Machine, Cotton Candy Machine, Live Music Entertainment, and more.
Join Us at Alderman Oaks for a Vintage Typewriter Social and Unplug Your Creativity
We will Provide the Typewriters!
Friday, July 21, 2017 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM Refreshments Served
Program Presenters Dennis & Jennifer Brock of Sarasota Vintage Typewriters
There is a nation-wide resurgence in the use of vintage manual typewriters. Discover why people are falling in love with these beautiful, beneficial, and bewitching healing machines.
Some Anticipated Experiences:
• Unplug and Reconnect to Simpler Times • Document Your Story for Future Generations in Enduring Ink and Paper • Experience the Sounds and Feelings of a Room Full of People Expressing Themselves in a Symphony of Creativity • Write that Letter You Always Wanted to Send • Limit Distractions and Improve Your Focus on Communications
Join Us at Alderman Oaks for a Presentation About Ways to Improve Health Outcomes Through Use of the Arts
Meet and hear leading arts and health professionals, demonstrate the power of the arts in improving your physical, emotional, and spiritual health. Topics include Dance and Movement, Expressive Arts, Laughter and Joy.
Friday, June 16, 2017 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Tamara Teeter Knapp Co-founder Expressive Arts Florida Institute Presentation: Through a simple expressive arts practice, connect with the present moment and your innate creativity to experience a healing mind-body connection.
Leymis Bolaňos Wilmott, MFA Artistic Director, Sarasota Contemporary Dance Jahrel Thompson, Drummer Presentation: The power of movement and dance for endurance, balance, and motor control.
Hedda Matza-Haughton, LCSW Co-Chair, Arts for Health-Sarasota Manatee President of “For the Health of It” Consultation Services Presentation: Highly interactive fun-filled demonstration of the power of laughter and joy for your health.
Local historian will take us on an armchair tour through the history of Sarasota from the earliest pioneers to the Ringling circus and everything in between. John has been studying local history since the 1970s. He served as County Historian from 1982 through 1988, while employed by Sarasota County Government.
John served two terms as the president of the Historical Society of Sarasota County, and has provided hundreds of history lectures and dozens of tours during the last 35 years.
Join Us at Alderman Oaks for a Presentation on the History of Sarasota
Friday, January 13, 2017 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM Refreshments Served
John McCarthy Executive Director, SCOPE
Local historian will take us on an armchair tour through the history of Sarasota from the earliest pioneers to the Ringling circus and everything in between. John has been studying local history since the 1970s.
Join Us for a Seminar on Improving Behavioral Intervention for Loved Ones with Dementia
Friday, September 16, 2016
2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
JoAnn Westbrook, N.H.A.
Certified PAC Trainer
Director of the Education and Training Institute
Caring for your special someone with dementia is a challenging task. You want to give the best possible care and quality of life, but wonder at times whether there is something you are missing.
Based on teachings of Teepa Snow (one of America’s leading educators on dementia), JoAnn will discuss how to provide the most comfort for mind, body, and soul for your person with dementia. Learn about detailed, easy-to-follow explanations for daily tasks.
Seminar Topics will include:
● Hands-on Caregiving Techniques ● Knowing Personality Traits & Preferences ● Living Environment Challenges ● Improved Communications & Interaction ● Importance of Music and Art as Therapy
Visit Displays and Meet with Many Local Service Providers to Discuss Key Questions and Seek Solutions for Achieving Lifelong Cognitive Performance.
Alderman Oaks is a Key Sponsor at the Forum — Be Sure to Visit Our Display
INFO & REGISTRATION
Registration Fee: $25.00 for DSCA Members and $30.00 for Non-Members (Valet Parking Included). For more info call (941) 357-6224. To Register, go to the DSCA website and look for event instructions — www.downtownsarasotacondoassoc.com.
Solving the Puzzle: A Seminar on the Key Elements
& Purposes of Advance Directives
Friday, June 24, 2016 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Alderman Oaks – Tree Top Lounge
What Are Advance Directives?
Advance Directives are legal documents that allow you to spell out your decisions about end-of-life care, ahead of time. They give you a way to tell your wishes to family, friends, and health care professionals and to avoid confusion later on. Most importantly, you will have the opportunity to make very personal health care decisions yourself.
Seminar Topics will include an in-depth review of: ◙ Living Will ◙ Health Care Power of Attorney ◙ Financial Power of Attorney
◙ Last Will & Testament
◙ Declaration of Preneed Guardian
To RSVP call (941) 955-9099 or use the Contact Us page of our website.
Join Us for a Veteran Benefits Seminar
Friday, April 1, 2016 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Alderman Oaks is hosting a Veteran Benefits Seminar. Come and hear from Guest Speaker Terry Acton (USAF Ret), Director of Veteran Services, Sarasota County.
Learn Valuable Information About Current VA Benefits Along with Potential Program Changes.
Terry will share how County Veteran Services provides assistance to veterans and their families with filing claims for veteran benefits. Seminar topics include: Compensation for Service Related Disabilities; Medical Benefits; Survivor Benefits; Pension for Wartime Veterans with Non-Service Related Disabilities; and Death Benefits.
Also learn about benefits related to the Sarasota National Cemetery and Patriot Plaza.
To RSVP call (941) 955-9099 or use the Contact Us page of our website.
5th Annual Hearing Loss Expo and the TECHNOLOGY SOLUTION CENTER
Saturday, March 5, 2016 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
* 35+ Exhibitors (Including Alderman Oaks) * All the Latest Technologies * Hearing Aids, Cochlear Implants, Assistive Listening Systems * Practitioners, Support Groups Financial Aid * 5 Seminars on How to Improve Hearing * Free Hearing Screenings * Special Veteran Hearing Awareness Forum