RSVL A/D Video

Special editions of the Roseville Alzheimer’s and Dementia Community Action Team’s popular Dementia: Caring & Coping series are available on video. RSVL A/D has partnered with CTV North Suburbs to produce special episodes of the series.

New Approaches to Treating and Preventing Alzheimer’s


September 12, 2019



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Internationally recognized Alzheimer’s expert: William H. Frey II, PhD., Research Director, HeathPartners Neuroscience Center, will present the latest in the treatment and prevention of Alzheimer’s including intranasal insulin that improves memory, attention and functioning. Reducing your risk of getting Alzheimer’s with exercise and diet including the Mediterranean and MIND diets. Treatments in development for stroke, Parkinson’s, Traumatic Brain Injury, PTSD and other brain disorders.

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New Approaches: Dr. Frey Presentation

Caring for Caregivers


May 22, 2019





How can caregivers plan for the future while being mindful of their own needs in the present? Elder law attorney Brenna Galvin discussed long-term care choices and costs, building a support team to help keep the caregiver going, and the importance of remembering to take care of yourself as well as your loved one during this presentation hosed by the Roseville Alzheimer's and Dementia Community Action Team (RSVL A/D) at the Roseville Library.

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Caring For Caregivers

Advanced Directives: Spotlight on Health Care Agents


April 29, 2019





How can you ensure that your wishes will be followed if you are incapacitated by illness or injury? Roseville’s Community Health Awareness Team (CHAT) hosted Advanced Directives: Spotlight on Health Care Agents on April 29, 2019 to answer that question and more. Attorney Brenna Galvin and Deborah Day Laxson, author of “The Gray Zone: When Life Support No Longer Supports Life,” led the two-hour seminar. The presentation discussed the critical components of an advanced health care directive and what care decisions you loved ones may face. It also provided training for individuals that may be appointed as healthcare agents.


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Advanced Directives - presentation by Attorney Brenna Galvin
Advanced Directives - presentation by Author Deborah Day Laxson
Presentation Handouts
Presentation Flyer

Medicare Changes That May Impact You


November 8, 2018





Major changes are coming to Medicare in 2019 that may affect coverage. Roseville’s Community Health Awareness Team (CHAT) held a special presentation on November 8 that discussed these coming changes. Elder law attorney Brenna Galvin and Minnesota Board on Aging Senior LinkAge Line staff discussed the program’s latest updates and their impacts on seniors.

Areas covered during the presentation included:
  • Changes Minnesotans can anticipate in 2019
  • Parts A, B, C, and D of Medicare
  • Medicare supplemental plans
  • Medigap policies
  • Medicare Cost Plans
  • Medicare Advantage Plans
  • Open enrollment
  • The State Health Insurance Assistance Program
Additional Information:
Medicare Changes That May Impact You (PDF)
What's New For Medicare (PDF)

Alzheimer’s Disease - New Approaches to Treatment and Prevention


May 3, 2018





Internationally recognized Alzheimer’s researcher and expert Dr. William Frey discusses the latest research in the treatment and prevention of Alzheimer's Disease. Dr. Frey’s talk include information on how to reduce the risk of getting Alzheimer's with exercise and diet. He also discusses treatments in development for stroke, Parkinson's disease, traumatic brain injury, PTSD and other brain disorders. Dr. Frey is the Senior Research Director in the Center for Memory and Aging at HealthPartners Neuroscience Center.

Additional Information


Alzheimer's Disease - New Approaches to Treatment and Prevention (presentation slides)

Dealing with the Ongoing Losses of Dementia


December 14, 2017





Are there strategies for dealing with the ongoing losses of living with dementia? This presentation by grief and family educator Ted Bowman focuses on providing perspectives and tools for care partners of those living with dementia. Topics covered include daily (and holiday) care stress, complex and ambiguous relationships, and balancing self-care and care for another.

Additional Information


Dementia Losses PowerPoint Presentation
The Ongoing Losses When Living With Dementia
The Ongoing Losses (brief)
Grief-Hope Model
Chronic Sorrow

To Drive or Not Drive


April 13, 2017





Certified Driver Rehabilitation Specialists Aida Weber from the Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute and Jessica Kiecker from the Minneapolis VA Medical Center discuss the topic driving and older adults. Each year, thousands of Minnesotans stop driving. However, they still need transportation. The panel examines how people can decide if they should stop driving, and strategies for remaining active in the community once the decision has been made to no longer get behind the wheel.

Hospice and Palliative Care for People with Dementia


March 9, 2017





Dr. Julie Benson, Minnesota Network of Hospice and Palliative Care, was the featured speaker at RSVL A/D’s Dementia: Caring & Coping event on March 9, 2017. Dr. Benson led a thorough discussion about Hospice and palliative Care for people with dementia, focusing on Identify and understand the difference between palliative care and hospice care, gaining an understanding of the impact that utilizing these services can have on the dementia process, learning more about the resources available to help the process of dying and how to utilize these resources, and focusing on living while dying.

Handouts


Hospice and Palliative Care Presentation
Hospice and Palliative Care Resources
Ask Your Doctor Brochure