Live Webinar Event: Alzheimers Coachella Valley Presents Memory Care Placement: Exploring the Options - Palm Springs Life %

Live Webinar Event: Alzheimers Coachella Valley Presents Memory Care Placement: Exploring the Options



Friday, Oct. 30, 10 -11:30 a.m. Free Live Streaming Webinar

Learn more about Memory Care in an assisted living setting with options in the Coachella Valley during Memory Care Placement: Exploring the Options panel discussion via Zoom live streaming on Friday, Oct. 30, 10-11:30 a.m. The discussion is presented by Alzheimers Coachella Valley as part of its Traveling the Journey Together education program.

Representatives from four of the desert’s top senior living communities include Jack Poyfair, executive director of Vista Cove at Rancho Mirage; Jennifer Morton, sales director at Brookdale Rancho Mirage; Matt Siegel, owner/operator of Attentive Manor in Desert Hot Springs and Cathedral City; and Heather Scott, executive director, Desert Cove Senior Living, Desert Hot Springs.

Vista Cove at Rancho Mirage is a dedicated Alzheimer’s/dementia care residential center. Poyfair will talk about their programs and why a dedicated dementia care community is different.

Morton will explain how Brookdale Rancho Mirage’s three levels of care – assisted living, for those who need a low to moderate level of care; Clare Bridge memory care center; and its onsite skilled nursing unit – can provide integrated services to its residents.

Siegel describes Attentive Manor’s personalized care in both locations for those with memory loss.

Scott will discuss providing memory care to those who qualify for Medi-Cal through Desert Cove’s Medical Waiver program.

The webinar is free and open to the public. For more information or to register, call Alzheimers Coachella Valley at (760) 776-3100 or email

Traveling the Journey Together meets alternating Fridays at 10 a.m. where experts in a variety of fields cover such topics as cognitive aging, fall prevention, nutrition, preparing for doctor visits, in-home care and placement, among other pertinent subjects to those on an Alzheimer’s journey.

About Alzheimers Coachella Valley

Alzheimers Coachella Valley is a community based 501 (c) (3) nonprofit providing support and services for Coachella Valley residents living with cognitive impairment, their families and care partners. All funds raised here remain local to fill the need for professional and peer-led programs. ACV is not affiliated with any national organizations.

Alzheimers Coachella Valley’s other programs include Club Journey, a social interactive program meeting Tuesday, 10 a.m. Caregivers and their loved ones with dementia gather to share stories and jokes, catch up, and play games like BINGO, hangman, 20 questions and trivia.

Caregiver Support Groups meet Wednesday at 9 a.m. and Thursdays at 10:30 a.m.

A new Bereavement Support Group for those who recently lost a loved one meets the first and third Monday of the month, 10 a.m.

State-approved Continuing Education Unit program, Certified Dementia Caregiver Training for professional caregivers meets the last Thursday of each month, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. The classes are also open to family caregivers.

A two-part family & friends education series, Meaningful Conversations, meets the first and second Monday of each month at 1 – 2:30 p.m. The class prepares family and friends for a meaningful visit with someone with dementia, and lessens the anxiety of what to say or expect.

These programs will continue live streaming and transition to back meeting together at Alzheimers Coachella Valley’s classroom at the Berger Charitable Foundation Center as soon as the county’s COVID-19 restrictions allow in-person gathering. Social distancing, face masks and other safe and sanitary protocols will be in effect. For information or to register for any of the programs, please call (760) 776-3100 or email


Oct 30 2020


11:30 am - 11:30 am


Free Event

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Free Webinar Event: Memory Care Placement: Exploring the Options


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