Aloha to Aging March 2013 Programs

Monthly Support Group Opportunities

Alzheimer’s/Caregiver Support Group Meeting: Monday, 3/4 at 10:30 a.m. Open to family members who are assisting an aging loved one both inside and outside of the home.  Free respite care is provided for your loved one while we meet, but must call in advance to 678-439-1177.

Parkinson’s Disease Support Group: Tuesday, 3/5 at 10:30 a.m.  This month’s meeting will be open just those diagnosed with Parkinson’s to discuss coping strategies for lifestyle changes. Caregiver’s are welcome to meet for fellowship in another room during program. Program held at Aloha To Aging, Inc, 4608 Lower Roswell Rd, Marietta, GA 30068.

Volunteer Opportunities

Aloha Day Club:  Mondays & Wednesdays  10:30am – 2:00pm. Our dedicated staff (professional & volunteer) provide a stimulating, social and therapeutic program for seniors 55+. Program includes snack, lunch, music, exercise and interactive activities. Program, Music and Art volunteers for Aloha Day Club. Call Nancy at 678-439-1177.

Grant Writing/Research Volunteers: It is time for us to raise some funds to keep us moving forward. WE NEED YOU to make this happen. If you have grant writing experience, willingness to assist coordinate fundraising efforts, secure donations or needing to share your creative spirit then contact Dawn Reed at 678-439-1177 or dawn@alohatoaging.org.

2nd Annual Aloha Art & Silent Auction:  We are recruiting for your time and talent.  Please call 678-439-1177 if you would like to serve on this year’s committee.

Monthly Education

Growing Through Grief – Monday, March 11th at 2:30 p.m.

Come experience an uplifting and interactive approach game show style. Join Sandra Karem of Crossroads Hospice as she shares an engaging program focused on strategies for growing through the grief of losing a spouse or elder loved one. Whether your grief is new or experienced, this program is for you. Please RSVP to 678-439-1177. Meeting held at Aloha To Aging, Inc. 4608 Lower Roswell Rd, Marietta, GA 30068.

The 3 D’s – Thursday, March 14th from 10:30-11:30

Depression, Delirium and Dementia – the 3 D’s”….and the importance of understanding the difference!  These three often have very similar manifestations, and are often misdiagnosed.  Learn more about these, the patterns and behaviors to look for, and what type of help to seek.  Early identification and intervention can save a life.  Program at Catholic  Church of St. Ann 4905 Roswell Rd, Marietta, GA La Sallette Hall behind admin bldg on Bishop Lake.

Healthy Brain Game Day – Thursday, March 21st from 11:00-1:30

If you are 55+, come learn ways to revitalize your brain while having fun!  There will be a healthy lunch served and multiple brain building games and prizes. Limited seating!  RSVP by Tuesday 3/19 to 678-439-1177. Cost is $15. Program at Catholic  Church of St. Ann 4905 Roswell Rd, Marietta, GA  30062, La Sallette Hall behind admin bldg on Bishop Lake.