Senior Citizens Services

Human-Community Services and Economic Development
Senior Services Division

 

UPCOMING EVENTS:

 

EVENT: FREE CONFIDENTIAL MEMORY SCREENINGS

DATE: November 9, 2018

TIME: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon

LOCATION: Cooper Green Mercy Health Services (1515 6th Avenue South, 6th floor, Room 606, Birmingham, AL 35233)

INFORMATION: National Memory Screening Program Alzheimer's Foundation of America.  A memory screening is a simple and safe "healthy brain check-up" that tests memory and other thinking skills.  Each memory screening takes approximately 15 minutes and while the result is not a diagnosis, it can suggest if someone should see a physician for a full evaluation.

CONTACT: Call Dedra Lewis at (205) 325-5567 for an appointment. 

 

EVENT: Expanding Knowledge Presents: CommuteSmart

DATE: November 13, 2018

TIME: 12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m.

LOCATION: Cooper Green Mercy Health Services (1515 6th Avenue South, 2nd floor cafeteria, Birmingham, AL 35233)

INFORMATION: Jefferson County Commission Community Services & Workforce Development Expanding Knowledge Presents CommuteSmart Presenter Mary Scott Hodgins. 

CONTACT: You must RSVP a week prior to the event at (205) 325-5567.

 

EVENT: Caregiver Appreciation Party

DATE: Thursday, November 15, 2018

TIME: 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

LOCATION: Brookwood Baptist Church (3449 Overton Road, Mountain Brook, AL 35223)

INFORMATION: Join us for lunch, dancing, painting, yoga with Villager Yoga, games, door prizes, and a complementary chair massage from Birmingham School of Massage and Essential Massage!  Lunch provided by Gentiva and activities provided by Sharing the Care partners, including The Autism Society of Alabama, The ALS Association of Alabama Chapter, and Home Instead Birmingham.

CONTACT: Reserve your spot online under the local event calendar at www.ALSAlabama.org or contact Melissa Enfinger at (334) 312-3328 or Melissa@alsalabama.org.

 

EVENT: Virtual Dementia Tour®

DATE: November 16, 2018

TIME: 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

LOCATION: Cooper Green Mercy Health Services (1515 6th Avenue South, Room 606, Birmingham, AL 35233)

INFORMATION: Community Services & Workforce Development Senior Services Division Presents The Virtual Dementia Tour®.  The Virtual Dementia Tour (VDT®) is the original and ground-breaking, evidence-based and scientifically proven method of building a greater understanding of dementia through the use of patented sensory tools and instruction based on research conducted by P.K. Beville, M.S., a specialist in geriatrics and the founder of Second Wind.  Proceeds from the sale of Virtual Dementia Tour® program go to support Second Wind Dreams, the international nonprofit organization recognized as the first in the nation to be committed to changing the perception of aging through the fulfillment of dreams for elders and the offering of innovative educational opportunities to caregivers, families, and communities.

CONTACT: Call Dedra Lewis at (205) 325-5567 by 11/14/18 to schedule your appointment.

 

EVENT: Expanding Your Knowledge: The Lakeshore Foundation

DATE: December 11, 2018

TIME: 12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m.

LOCATION: Cooper Green Mercy Health Services (1515 6th Avenue South, 2nd floor cafeteria, Birmingham, AL 35233)

INFORMATION: Jefferson County Commission Community Services & Workforce Development Expanding Your Knowledge Presents the Lakeshore Foundation, Lori Theriot, Presenter.

CONTACT: You must RSVP a week prior to the event at (205) 325-5567.

 

 

 

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