Events

Chelsea Retirement Community
Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body
February 23, 20172:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Join us for this education program by the Alzheimer’s Association. Learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity, and social engagement, and use hands-on tools to help you incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging.

Thursday, February 23
2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Dancey House Theater at Chelsea Retirement Community

Advanced registration is requested. Please call 800-272-3900 to register. View the event flyer for more details.

UMRC Foundation
Investing in Our Seniors: What Funders Need to Know
March 21, 201711:30 am - 1:30 pm

Hosted by the Council of Michigan Foundations

*Not a UMRC-sponsored event

Supporting our aging community can be viewed as an investment, rather than an expense. Join the Council of Michigan Foundations for an engaging conversation about the shift occurring in the aging community and specific ways you can respond to support the aging population in your community. Lunch will be provided.

Tuesday, March 21
11:30 AM – 1:30 PM
The Rattlesnake Club – Detroit, MI
Cost: $35

Speakers:
John Feather, Ph.D., CEO of Grantmakers in Aging
Henry L. Paulson, M.D., Ph.D., Lucile Groff Professor of Neurology at University of Michigan & UMRC Foundation Board Member

Please contact Amy Craig at acraig@umrc.com or 734.433.1000 ext. 7502 to register. Registration deadline is March 17….Read More

United Methodist Retirement Communities
Alzheimer’s: A Positive Approach with Teepa Snow
May 15, 20178:30 AM and 1:00 PM

As one of America’s leading educators on dementia, Teepa Snow’s philosophy is reflective of her education, work experience, medical research, and first-hand caregiving interactions. Her more than 35 years of experience has led her to develop Positive Approach™ to care techniques and training models that are now used nationwide by families and professionals.

Join us on May 15 or May 16 for a morning or afternoon session at The Village Conference Center at the Comfort Inn in Chelsea.

Morning Session
Dementia 360: Seeing it from All Directions
Continental Breakfast: 7:30 – 8:15 am
Seminar: 8:30 – 11:30 am

Afternoon Session
Learning the Difference Between Confrontational & Supportive Communication
Lunch: 12:00 – 12:45 pm
Seminar: 1:00 – 4:00 pm

Registration will be open March 15.