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Education opportunities

The Alzheimer’s Association offers a variety of education programs to increase knowledge and to support those facing the disease. Many of the below classes are available through the Alzheimer's Association Training and Education Center online. Programs currently taking place throughout Hawaii are listed below the class descriptions.

Know the 10 Signs: Early Detection Matters
Learn the 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer's disease, hear from people who have the disease, and find out how to recognize the signs in yourself and others.

The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer’s
Learn about detection, causes, risk factors, stages and treatment of Alzheimer's disease.

Legal and Financial Planning for Alzheimer’s Disease
The diagnosis of Alzheimer’s makes planning for the future more important than ever. Through this interactive two-part program, you will learn about important legal and financial issues, how to put plans in place, and how to access resources near you.

Living with Alzheimer's: For People with Alzheimer's
The diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease is life-changing and leads to many questions. In this three-part program, you will hear from others who have been where you are, and will learn what you need to know to navigate this chapter of your life.

Living with Alzheimer's: For Caregivers - Early Stage
In the early stage of Alzheimer’s disease, families face new questions as they adjust. This three-part program provides practical answers to the questions that arise in the early stage.

Living with Alzheimer's: For Caregivers - Middle Stage
In the middle stage of Alzheimer’s disease, care partners become hands-on caregivers. During this three-part series, you will hear caregivers and professionals discuss helpful strategies to provide safe, effective and comfortable care.

Living with Alzheimer's: For Caregivers - Late Stage
In the late stage of Alzheimer’s disease, caregiving typically involves new ways of connecting and interacting with the person with the disease. In this two-part series, you’ll hear from caregivers and professionals about resources, monitoring care and ways to engage in meaningful connections.

Living with Alzheimer's: For Younger-Onset Alzheimer's
This program offers answers to questions about younger-onset (also known as early-onset) Alzheimer’s disease. Hear from those directly affected and learn how to ease the impact throughout the course of the disease.



Aging and Disability Resource Center
1055 Kinoole Street, Hilo HI 96720
Contact: Chris Ridley, 808-443-7360
August 6, 1:00 pm, The Basics
August 6, 3:00 pm, Age Old Friends - Movie
August 6, 5:00 pm, Living with Alzheimer's Part One - PWD
August 13, 1:00 pm, Legal & Financial
August 13, 3:00 pm, A Song For Martin - Movie
August 13, 5:00 pm, Living with Alzheimer's Part Two - PWD
August 20, 1:00 pm, Effective Communication Strategies
August 20, 2:00 pm, Understanding Dementia Related Behaviors
August 20, 3:00 pm, Memories of Tomorrow - Movie
August 20, 5:00 pm, Living with Alzheimer's Part Three – PWD



Alzheimer's Association, Aloha Chapter
1130 N. Nimitz Highway Suite A-265
Honolulu, HI 96817

July 21st, 6:00 pm Home Care Planning
July 28th, 6:00 pm Exploring Residential Facilities
August 4th, 6:00 pm, Self-Care
August 11th, 6:00 pm, Wandering

The Plaza at Pearl City
1048 Kuala Street
Pearl City, HI 96782
August 9th, 6:00 - 7:30 pm Dementia Conversations
August 23rd, 6:00 - 7:30 pm Healthy Aging & Brain Health: Tips from the Latest Research
August 31st, 6:00 - 7:30 pm Memory Loss, Dementia, & Alzheimer's


Brain Health Lunch n’ Learn Series
Community Services Building, UH Maui College Campus
310 W Kaahumanu Ave, Kahului, HI
July 28th 12-1p, Brain Health: Catch the ZZZs
Aug 25th 12-1p,  Brain Health: Hit the Books
Sept 22nd 12-1p, Brain Health: Follow Your Heart
Oct 27th 12-1p, Brain Health: Advance Financial & Legal Planning
Nov 17th  12-1p, The Basics of Alzheimer’s Disease
Dec 15th 12-1p, Brain Health: Resolutions with your Brain in Mind

August 8 at 5pm : Understanding Alzheimer’s and Treatment Options
Hawaii Healthcare Academy
250 Alamaha, rm. N15,
Kahului, HI

August 13 at 1pm: Still Alice Movie and QA Session with Maui Program Specialist, Lynsey Capone-Smith
Roselani Place Assisted Living
88 South Papa Ave.,
Kahului, HI
For more information call 808-871-7720

August 22 at 9:30 am: Still Alice Movie and QA Session with Maui Program Specialist, Lynsey Capone-Smith
Kaunoa Senior Center
401 Alakapa Pl.,
Paia, HI
For more information call 808- 270-7308

Sept 13 at 3:30 pm: Know the 10 Warning Signs
Pomokai School
4650 S Kamehameha Ave.,
Kahului, HI



Sorry but there are no classes scheduled at this time. For information on the next class schedule, please contact Humberto Blanco at 808.591.2771 ext 8242


Alzheimer's Association

Our vision is a world without Alzheimer's
Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association is the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.