5/9/2016 | 6 pm | Meeting Room 4
The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia & Alzheimer's Disease, community education
The RiverView Health Care Center will host “The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia & Alzheimer’s Disease’’ a community dementia education event on Monday, May 9th from 6-7:30 PM in Meeting Room 4 of RiverView Health, 323 South Minnesota Street, Crookston. Attendees should use the Rehab Entrance on the south side of the building.
Through this workshop, discover the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia; how Alzheimer’s affects the brain, risk factors, diagnosis, stages of the disease, treatment, and hope for the future.
For more information, call RiverView Care Center Activities Director and Social Services Designee Kalie Crayton at 218-281-9458.
5/11/2016 | 1:00 pm | East Grand Forks Senior Center
A Matter of Balance classes in EGF
RiverView Health Rehab Services will be holding “A Matter of Balance’’ classes for anyone who has fallen in the past, has restricted activities because of falling concerns or is worried about falls. The classes will teach skills in improving balance, flexibility and strength.
“A Matter of Balance’’ is an award-winning program designed to manage falls and increase activity levels. Eight two-hour sessions will be led by certified coaches each Wednesday, April 6th through May 25th from 1 pm – 3 pm at the East Grand Forks Senior Center, 538 Rhinehart Drive SE, East Grand Forks.
The class is free, but class size is limited, so early registration is stressed. For more information, or to register, call 218-773-1390.
5/14/2016 | 9 am | RiverView, Crookston
5K Walk/Run and Kids' 1/2 Mile Fun Run
RiverView Health will hold a 5K Walk/Run and Kids' ½ Mile Fun Run on Saturday, May 14th. Registration begins at 9:00 am at the Rehab entrance on the south side of RiverView Health in Crookston, MN. The Kids' Fun Run starts at 9:30 am and the 5k Walk/Run starts at 10:00 am. This is a family friendly event. There is no cost for the Kids' Fun Run. There is a $15.00 entry fee for 5k registrations postmarked May 2nd or before. 5k registration forms postmarked after May 2nd have a $20.00 entry fee. Children 10 and under that want to participate in the 5k are free. All pre-registered 5k participants will receive a t-shirt. Race day registration will be accepted as well, but you will not get a t-shirt. No pets, bikes or rollerblades will be allowed, but strollers are welcome. Registration forms are available at riverviewhealth.org. For more information call 218-281-9211 .