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An ice cream treat for all; the ice cream truck comes to Parkway.

“I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream!” This Sunday, July 25, following worship in the back parking lot, listen for the familiar tune announcing the arrival of the Good Humor Man (the ice cream truck), delivering a free ice cream treat to every Parkway kid and grown-up. Co-sponsored by Parkway’s Sunday School…

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July 2021 Alzheimer’s News

July 2021 Alzheimer’s News The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of aducanumab (AduhelmTM) from Biogen — the first drug to slow the progression of Alzheimer’s disease — is a milestone in the treatment of the disease and a beginning of a completely new future for Alzheimer’s treatments. This treatment, while not a cure, is…

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Outside Movie Night at Parkway!

Friday, July 9 | 7:30pm | Back parking lot Come one, come all to our first outdoor movie night of the summer! Friday, July 9 at 7:30pm. Meet us in the back parking lot for fellowship time! When the sun goes down we will enjoy a family friendly movie and popcorn! Bring lawn chairs or…

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Intertwine Interfaith Cooking Class #3

Saturday, June 12 | 7 – 8:15am | via Zoom Join us for another Intertwine Interfaith virtual cooking class! Debbie Bram will teach us to bake Mandelbrot (Kamish bread or in Italian, Biscotti) and while our dishes bake, we will hear from Lucy Greenbaum about Havdalah (the ceremony that ends Shabbat)! Please have these ingredients…

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June 2021 Alzheimer’s News

June is Alzheimer’s and Brain awareness month. Please make brain health an important part of your return to normal from the COVID-19 pandemic. Eat healthy. Have breakfast. Granola and fruit are great. At least have a granola bar. Salads, fruits and vegetables are wonderful. Pork is better for us than beef. Share your story. You…

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Alzheimer’s News

May 2021 Alzheimer’s News The Alzheimer’s Association Greater Missouri Chapter has partnered with Missouri Rural Health Association and Memory Care Home Solutions to deliver the Caregiver Training and Relief Program. The Customized Caregiver Training Program provides hands-on training to manage challenging behaviors, learn caregiver strategies, and improve quality time at home. To learn more about…

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April 2021 Alzheimer’s News

April 2021 Alzheimer’s News With the two recent federal guideline announcements easing restrictions for nursing home visits and giving the greenlight to certain in-person activities for fully-vaccinated individuals, many families will soon be visiting older relatives they haven’t seen in months or even a whole year. Here are some tips for visiting a loved one…

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5/1 – Social Justice Symposium

Virtual zoom symposium sponsored by Peace UCC and Eden Seminary.This event is free but register at the website provided within the flyer (click on the flyer) so you will receive a link.

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Alzheimer’s News

Alzheimer’s News The number of Americans living with Alzheimer’s is growing — and growing fast. More than 6 million Americans of all ages have Alzheimer’s. An estimated 6.2 million Americans age 65 and older are living with Alzheimer’s dementia in 2021. Seventy-two percent are age 75 or older. • One in 9 people age 65…

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Tuesday Afternoon Dialogue NEW Book

Please join us on Tuesday, March 2, 2021, as we begin a new book by Trevor Noah, Born a Crime: Stories of a South African Childhood. Are you new to book groups or new to Parkway? We’d love to have you. Brew a cup of tea and join us. Sue Moellering will facilitate the discussion…

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