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Sep 19

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Senior Health and Wellness Expo

The ARK and the Summerville Family YMCA have partnered and are excited to invite you to a Senior Health and Wellness Expo for our community on October 10, 2019. We are looking forward to seeing you there! Free Health Screenings Provided By Vision provided by Walmart Hearing provided by Optimal Hearing Memory provided by The […]

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Jul 19

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8 Reasons Why Dancing Is Good For You

Dancing is a fun way to exercise.  Anyone can dance; that’s the best part. Ideal dance workouts raise the heart rate and engage with steps in the dance. Dancing can help with weight management alongside increasing spatial awareness. Dancing is good for the body and the mind.  Improves Cardiovascular Strength   The heart supports ...

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Jun 19

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Caregivers complete Caregiver Series at The ARK

The ARK hosted an in-house a Powerful Tools For Caregivers (PTC) class. PTC is an educational program designed to help family caregivers take care of themselves while caring for loved ones who have a chronic illness (Alzheimer’s, stroke, diabetes, etc.). This class is free of charge. In June, this group of wonderful caregivers ...

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Jun 19

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Breakfast With The ARK

Join us for a complimentary breakfast while learning more about how The ARK’s services impact the community. ▪️Wednesday, June 12 at 8:00AM at The ARK House ▪️ The ARK is one of only a few dementia-specific programs in our state. Families in our community need The ARK more than ever, as those ...

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Apr 19

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Class Leader Training

15 local professionals have been recently certified as class leaders for “Powerful Tools for Caregivers” (PTC). PTC is a nationally recognized evidence-based program.  Powerful Tools for Caregivers is an educational program designed to help family caregivers take care of themselves while caring for a relative or friend who has ...

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Apr 19

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Join The Navigation Club Today!

The ARK, Alzheimer’s Family Support Services has created a new class, “The Navigation Club,” designed to support brain health through engaging members in five important content areas: socialization, mental agility, physical activity, spirituality, and nutrition. Anyone wanting to maintain and improve their memory is encouraged ...

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Apr 19

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Early Memory Loss Program

The ARK Offers New Class to Teach Proactive Tools to Maintain Optimum Brain Health SUMMERVILLE, S.C. –The ARK, Alzheimer’s Family Support Services has created a new class, “The Navigation Club,” designed to support brain health through engaging members in five important content areas: socialization, mental agility, physical ...

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Dec 18

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The ARK hosts the International Association of Chiefs of Police ‘Train the Trainer Program’

The ARK, in coordination with the Goose Creek Police Department hosted the International Association of Chiefs of Police ‘Train the Trainer Program’ for Responding to Alzheimer’s Disease: Techniques for Law Enforcement and First Responders. Goose Creek officers were joined by officers representing York Police Department This ...

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Sep 18

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IACP’s Alzheimer’s Initiatives Train The Trainer Program

This no-cost train-the-trainer program is dedicated to providing public safety executives, law enforcement, firefighters, EMS and others from the first responder community with the most current Alzheimer's and dementia training available.

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Jun 18

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June | Powerful Tools For Caregivers Class

PTC is an educational program designed to help family caregivers take care of themselves while caring for loved ones who have a chronic illness (Alzheimer's, Stroke, Diabetes, etc.).

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