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12A SUNDAY, FEB. it), 2019 Around our area Learn how to communicate with those suffering with Alzheimers during program IY NICOLE “IONA STDNEY HERALD Alzheimers is a tough thing to deal with. It not only effects the person who is suffering from it, but it also effects those who are close to the per- son. It can be difficult to communicate with them. On Monday, Feb. 11, from 4:30 pm, Northeast MT RSVP at the commu~ nity service building will host a free presentation about communicating with those who suffer from Alzheimers. The program is for family, friends, and care- givers. Lynn Mullowney, Effective Communica- tion Strategies of the Alzheimers Association said, “It’s a series that we’re doing throughout eastern Montana.” Mullowney added that people lack access to information about Alzheimers. There are changes in how indi- viduals with Alzheim- ers communicate. “It’s up to the care givers to change their approach,” Mullowney said. It’s important for fam— ily, friends, and caregiv- Jan. 3] Al Brace, 52, Sidney, was arrested on authority of a war- rant issued by the De rtment of Corrections for vio ating conditions of probation. No bond was set. Feb 1 David Danielson. 52, Sidney, was arrested for DUI, first offense, criminal possession of dangerous drugs, marijuana, first offense. Bond was set at $T ,270. Jazmin EnriqueSontana, 2i, Sidney, was arrested on an thorle of a warrant issued by Jan. 31 Tobin N. Taylor, 5i , Sidney, was charged with assault with o weo on, criminal mischief, a misdfemeonor, and criminal possession of a dangerous drug, methamphetamine. He was detained at the Richland County Detention Center. Candice N. Clark, 34, Sidney, was char ed with resisting arrest on was arrested on a probation warrant. She ers to learn the best way to communicate with someone suffering from Alzheimers. This program will teach you effective ways to interact with them. Mullowney said, “Individuals living with Alzheimers and other dementias often experi- ence changes in behav- ior that can be confusing to friends and family For care givers, learn- ing to decode messages through attitude, tone of voice, facial expressions and body language can help both parties to con- nect and communicate in a meaningful way.” Effective Communi- cation Strategies is a program provided by the Alzheimers Asso ciation that dives in on how to communicate takes when someone has Alzhe liners. For those who attend the program, you will learn how to properly communicate with an individual with Alzheimers. The program will explain the communica- tion changes that happen throughout the course of the disease. They will also go over how to Police heat Sidney City Court for failure to appear. Bond was set at $500. Jessica Boyce, 28, Sidney, was arrested for driving while sus pended or revoked, failure to carry proof of insurance, first offense, and operating with expired registration. Bond was set at Feb. John Jay Kelly ll, 34, Sidney, was arrested for aggravated DUI, third offense, failure to carry proof of insurance, first offense, criminal mischief less than $1,500 damages, Sheriff's report was detained at the Richland County Detention Center. Feb. I Cody J. Berger, 24, Sidney, was charged with resisting arrest. He was arrested an authority ofa probation warrant. Feb. leland J. Speldrich, 24, Sidney, was arrested fora robotion violation. He was stained at the Richland County Detention decode the verbal and behavioral messages that are conveyed by the individual with Alzheim- ers or dementia, as well as responding in a way that is helpful to the person. M‘ullowney explained, “Effective Communica- tion Strategies includes video interviews with professionals who explain critical aspects of communication through the Alzheimers journey, and caregivers who share tips that have worked for their fami- lies.” This program is useful for community presenta- tions, corporate employ- ee wellness meetings, support group program- ming and much more. The Alzheimers Asso« ciation Montana Chapter is based in Billings and is the leading source of information and support for the more than 20,000 Montanans living with Alzheimers and other dementias. ' They also offer educa- tion and through a no cost 24/7 helpline, they proyide care, coordina- tion, counseling and other resources. . obstructing a peace officer and resistin arrest. Bond was set at 36,8 5. Derek Fitzsimmons, 48, Sidney, was arrested an authority of a warrant issued by the Department of Corrections for probation violating. No bond was set. Feb. 4 Megan Wiggins, 20, Sidney, was arrested for operating a motor vehicle with blood alcohol content of .02 under 2T years of age, first offense. Bond was set at St 60. . Center. Christopher M. Harms, 33, Sid ney, was arrested for partner or family member assault and resisting arrest. He was de- tained at the Richland County Detention Center. Statistic Average number of inmates this week was l5 inmates. SIDNEY HERALD \ SENTENCE: fANlllY MEMBERS PROVIDE STATEMENTS rrron no: u do here today can undo that.” The judge said that everything she has read and heard about Grand- lund paints the picture of a great woman. Bidegaray told Old Crow, “At the same time, you ’re a valuable person too.” She hopes pro— grams will be beneficial to Old Crow. After Bidegaray an- nounced that she wasn’t going to accept the terms of the plea agree— ment, Old Crow needed to make the decision whether to withdraw or maintain-his guilty plea. After a recess. public defender Cynthia Thornton told the court that the decision was made to go ahead with sentencing. During her closing ar- gument, deputy county attorney Charity McLar— ty noted that the plea agreement settlement consisting of a sentence 20 years with all but five years suspended was made by former deputy county attorney Tom Halvorson. But. that she still felt bond to agree to the agreement. McLarty said goals of sentencing include to punish-the defendant, public safety, provide restitution and encour- age a form of rehabilita— tion. She said she felt the proposal was going to meet those standards. Thornton agreed with McLarty’s statement about sentencing in Montana. Thornton noted that Old Crow is well thought on in his community. “He has value to his community. He has value as a human being.” She added that his problems were partly created because of an unpleasant. childhood and not being connected with extended family at the time of the incident. in his statement, Old Crow said he was truly sorry. “lit will be with me for the rest. of my life.” The hearing included emotional statements by family members of Grandlund and friends of Old Crow. Jeannie Lassey, a daughter-in-law to Grandlund, said there is now an empty chair when the family cel~ ebrates holidays. “Your actions had consequenc- es,” she said to Old Grow. “Your choice killed Shirley” , Ron Lassey,‘ son of the victim, said the last. day he got to spend with his mother was two days prior to the crash. She brought over one of Ron’s favorite childhood meals and they watched football. together. “I had no idea that day would be the last day I would see and talk with her,” he said. He noted that Old Crow eluded law enforce— ment for a year and a half after the incident. Ron Lassey asked the court for the maximum sentence. “Our sentence is forever,” he said of the family Adam Fredericks, friend of Old Crow, said that Old Crow has a background in nursing and business. “He has cried every night,” Fredericks said. “Not for himself. It’s a deeper level.” He explained that Old " Crow helps with every‘ body in their reservation community in Manda- ree, ND. He especially assists the elders. Friend Regina Yeah- q'uo, Minot, ND, de— scribed Old Crow as a gentleman, kind and very helpful. “He has a very gentle spirit,” she said. Sidney resident joins alumni committee Sidney resident Amy Bieber recently joined the Montana State Uni- versity Billings Alumni Advisory Steering Com- mittee. Bieber is a 2017 gradu- ate of the university who earned a business degree in accounting. Her degree prepared her for a position at Smith, Lange & Halley PC. where she continues to put her education to use. Bieber grew up in Sid~ ney and contributes her eastern Montana per- spective to the alumni committee. “I really enjoyed my college experience and being involved on cam- pus,,so I hope to be able to continue that relation ship,” Bieber said. The Alumni Advisory Steering Committee promotes MSU Bill- ings, works to increase philanthropic support of the university, and builds affinity between graduates and their alma mater. In her role on the committee, Bic-her connects remotely from Sidney and serves on the awards and scholarships task force. This sub-committee is responsible for selecting the annual Outstanding Alumni Award re- cipients, and this year’s cohort will be celebrated during an awards cer- emony on. March 22 in Billings. The committee also selects scholarship Booth Space recipients awarded to new MSU Billings fresh- men who are related to alumni. “I really believe in rec— v ognizing those who de- serve to be recognized said Bieber. “Also, scholarships greatly assisted me all through- out college, and I’d like to continue to support deserving students in awarding scholarships.” veneers Alonso new: Party 320 ‘ fissile 8pm $35 Realms- $30 been Willi} SPAEE nun BE fREPAifi' BY 3/t3/t9- 11 Month Flex CD-Annual percentage yield accurate (APY) as of 1/2212019/Non-lnstitutlonal funds only. Opening _ balance minimum at $500.00. You must maintain a positive balance in the account each day to obtain the disclosed APY. You may make unlimited deposits, minimum of $250 each during the initial term until 14 calendar days prior to maturlty date or until the balance of your account reaches $300,000.00. Penalp/ may lee-imposed for early , withdrawal. Automatically renews to a lz~month Term CD. 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