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Class Offerings

We offer a variety of classes to family caregivers, those living with Alzheimer’s and other dementias, professionals and the general public. Visit our Events and Education Calendar to view upcoming presentations. Classes include:

  • The Basics (a general overview of dementia and Alzheimer's disease)
  • Know the 10 Signs
  • Effective Communication Strategies
  • Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related Behavior
  • Healthy Living for your Brain and Body: Tips from the Latest Research
  • Dementia Conversations
  • Legal and Financial Planning for Alzheimer's Disease
  • Living with Alzheimer's: For Caregivers
    • Early Stage Alzheimer's disease
    • Middle Stage Alzheimer's disease
    • Late Stage Alzheimer's disease
  • Living with Alzheimer's: For People with Alzheimer's
  • Living with Alzheimer's: Younger-Onset

View class descriptions

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Set-Up a Class

We are pleased to offer educational classes to groups of all sizes and ages. Target audiences include, but are not limited to:

  • Community groups
  • Corporations
  • School groups of all ages
  • Civic groups
  • Faith community groups
  • Skilled nursing facilities, assisted living facilities, independent living, senior homes, etc.

To schedule a class or for more information, including class fees, contact Katie Roberg, Program Services Specialist at 952.767.7568 or kroberg@alz.org.

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Get the Facts Education Series

This FREE series is designed for anyone concerned about dementia. Upcoming series include:

Brainerd, MN
Meets every Tuesday, 6:00-7:30 p.m.
First Congregational United Church of Christ
415 Juniper Street
Brainerd, MN 56401

Upcoming class schedule - coming soon!

For more information, contact Jenna Herbig at jherbig@alz.org or 218.722.4335.

Edina, MN
Time- 6:30pm-8:00pm
Christ Presbyterian Church
6901 Normandale Rd
Edina, MN 55435

Sept. 14th: Basics and Beyond
Katie Roberg, Program Services Specialist

Oct.12th: Panel discussion with Caregivers in the middle-late stage
Katie Roberg, Program Services Specialist 

Nov. 9th: Legal and Financial Planning
Laura Zdychnec, Elder Law Attorney: Long, Reher, Hanson, Price, PA

Dec.14th: Partnering with your Doctor and hospital stay concerns
Katie Roberg, Program Services Specialist

Jan. 11th: When to think about residential care placement
Katie Roberg, Program Services Specialist

Feb. 8th: What's Trending in Research
Katie Roberg, Program Services Specialist

Fergus Falls, MN
Meets every Thursday, 6:00-7:30 p.m.
Lakes Country Service Cooperative
1001 E. Mount Faith Ave.
Fergus Falls, MN 56537
Upcoming class schedule - coming soon!

For more information, contact Kendra Lund at klund@alz.org or 218.998.3603.

Lakeville, MN
Meets the first Thursday of the month, 6:30-8:00 p.m.
Hosanna! Church
9600 163rd Street West
Lakeville, MN 55044

Upcoming class schedule  - coming soon!

For more information, contact Katie Roberg, at kroberg@alz.org or 952.767.7568.

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Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association is the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.