Memory Workshop

UNL-Tabitha 8-Week Memory Workshop Begins - Summer

Wednesday, June 6, 2018
10:00 am11:30 am
203A Barkley Memorial Center 4075 East Campus Loop South

What is the Memory Workshop?
This is a weekly class led by speech-language pathologists and graduate speech-language pathology students at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The target audience is individuals and their significant others who are concerned about age-related memory difficulties. The purpose is to provide education and solutions.

Group intervention for participants will focus on learning about and developing strategies to improve independence and safety with daily functional skills and activities. Significant others will attend with a focus on assisting their family member/friend with the daily challenges of memory impairment. Participants will have the opportunity to share their experiences with other individuals and professionals, as well as brainstorm and implement techniques to manage daily challenges.

Dates
The summer workshop meets June 6, 13, 20, 27; July 3, 11, 18 and 25 (Please note that July 3 is a Tuesday).

Who should attend?
Individuals and their significant others who are:
• Concerned about memory and thinking limiting functional skills.
• Interested in learning about memory and strategies to enhance thinking skills.
• Willing to participate in discussions.
• Willing to complete simple weekly assignments.
• Able and willing to attend eight weekly sessions for 90 minutes each (Wednesdays 10-11:30).

Cost: $80 (friend/family member/significant other attends for free)

Register Online Here

UNL-Tabitha 8-Week Memory Workshop Begins - Fall

Wednesday, September 5, 2018
10:00 am11:30 am
203A Barkley Memorial Center 4075 East Campus Loop South

What is the Memory Workshop?
This is a weekly class led by speech-language pathologists and graduate speech-language pathology students at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The target audience is individuals and their significant others who are concerned about age-related memory difficulties. The purpose is to provide education and solutions.

Group intervention for participants will focus on learning about and developing strategies to improve independence and safety with daily functional skills and activities. Significant others will attend with a focus on assisting their family member/friend with the daily challenges of memory impairment. Participants will have the opportunity to share their experiences with other individuals and professionals, as well as brainstorm and implement techniques to manage daily challenges.

Dates
The fall workshop meets Sept. 5, 12, 19, 26; Oct. 3, 10, 17, 24

Who should attend?
Individuals and their significant others who are:
• Concerned about memory and thinking limiting functional skills.
• Interested in learning about memory and strategies to enhance thinking skills.
• Willing to participate in discussions.
• Willing to complete simple weekly assignments.
• Able and willing to attend eight weekly sessions for 90 minutes each (Wednesdays 10-11:30).

Cost: $80 (friend/family member/significant other attends for free)

Register Online Here

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Tabitha recognized a select group of donors and volunteers who give extraordinarily in the pursuit of outstanding, compassionate care for Nebraska Seniors. Organizations and individuals were honored during Tabitha’s annual Into the Blue luncheon March 7 at the Embassy Suites in Lincoln. Read more.