The Las Vegas community can play a major role in ending Alzheimer’s. The Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health will host information sessions for people who are interested in learning more about healthy aging, Alzheimer’s disease, prevention, and getting involved in prevention research. Sessions are at 9 am, 11 am, and 1:30 pm.
Senior Health & Fitness Day is May 30, and Galleria at Sunset will have a variety of activities from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., with fitness and education stations throughout the mall. Also, prizes for best poker hands every hour, and a grand prize of a $500 shopping spree.
Nevada's Aging and Disability Services Division is looking for volunteers to serve as Long Term Care Ombudsman in skilled nursing facilities.
Volunteers act as advocates and a voice for residents in skilled nursing facilities, either those who cannot speak for themselves or who request assistance and advocacy. Volunteers promote resident's rights, empower residents and help resolve complaints.
Keep Memory Alive at the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health in Las Vegas hosts "Lunch & Learn" talks most Wednesdays from noon to 1:00. Most often they cover topics of interest to those serving as caregivers to people with dementia.