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Education

For persons with memory loss, their families and friends, there are classes and webinars to help you understand memory loss, develop a partnership with your doctor and learn skills to make legal and financial plans.

Get a list of classes in your area.


FREE Monthly Class: GET THE FACTS EDUCATION SERIES

This series is designed to meet the information needs of individuals who have received an Alzheimer’s diagnosis, their care partners and professionals.  Classes were selected by experienced care partners and range from legal and financial planning to communicating and healthy living. The goal of the series is to help people with dementia and their care partners maintain an optimal level of social, mental and physical health as they encounter new challenges related to Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.

Alexandria: Stay tuned for information about upcoming classes.

Brainerd: Stay tuned for information about upcoming classes. 

Bismarck: This series runs from August 2014 through January 2015.
Bismarck Schedule 
   
Duluth: Stay tuned for information about upcoming classes.

Fergus Falls: Stay tuned for information about upcoming classes.

Sartell: Stay tuned for information about upcoming classes.   

St. Cloud: Stay tuned for information about upcoming classes.  

Twin Cities-Edina:
This series runs from October 2014 through March 2015.
Edina Schedule 

Twin Cities-Spring Park:
This series runs from October through November 2014.
Spring Park Schedule

To receive more information about education, contact Debbie Richman at 952.857.0551.

E-Learning and Webinars

What is a webinar?
A webinar is a seminar that is broadcast over the Internet using a web browser. The Association offers several webinar series and other online courses throughout the year.

Find out more about online courses

Living With Alzheimer's family education series

Please note: information in these presentations may not apply in your state or situation. If you have questions, please consult an elder law attorney or call the 24/7 Helpline at 800.272.3900.

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Set Up a Class

The Alzheimer's Association is pleased to offer educational classes to groups of all sizes and ages. Target audiences include, but are not limited to:

  • Community groups
  • Businesses
  • School groups of all ages
  • Civic groups
  • Faith community groups
  • Non-profit organizations

Classes include:

  • Know the 10 Signs
  • The Basics (a general overview of dementia and Alzheimer's disease) 
  • Living with Alzheimer's (a series with multiple modules)
    • For People with Alzheimer's
    • For Younger-Onset
    • For Caregivers: Early Stage, Middle Stage, Late Stage
    • Legal and Financial

To schedule a class or for more information, including class fees, contact Deborah Richman, director of education and outreach:

By phone: 952.857.0551
By email: drichman@alz.org

 

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Conferences

Meeting of the Minds Dementia Conference 2015
SAVE THE DATE!
**NEW 2015 DATE!**
Saturday, March 14, 2015
Saint Paul RiverCentre, St. Paul, MN
For more information, click here.   

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The Alzheimer's Project


HBO's "The Alzheimer's Project" takes a look at the faces behind the disease  and the forces leading us to find a cure. This multi-platform series reveals groundbreaking Alzheimer discoveries and the effects this debilitating and fatal disease has on those with Alzheimer's and their families.

As the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research, the Alzheimer's Association has been an active partner in "THE ALZHEIMER'S PROJECT," providing expert insight and leading community engagement.

Watch films online now for free and learn more about the Project
Purchase the Alzheimer's Project Book and DVD

Lunch and Learn: HBO’s The Alzheimer’s Project
Invite your employees or social group to view one of HBO’s four new documentary films on Alzheimer’s disease.  The series takes a look at groundbreaking discoveries made by the country’s leading scientists, as well as the effects of this debilitating disease both on those with Alzheimer’s and on their families.  Chose from: (1) The Memory Loss Tapes (90 min), (2) Caregivers (48 min), (3) Momentum in Science – Part 1 (60 min) & Part 2 (60 min), or (4) Grandpa, Do You Know Who I Am? (30 min)

For more information, contact Marsha Berry, education manager:

By phone: 952.857.0541
By email:  mberry@alz.org


"The Alzheimer’s Project” is a presentation of HBO Documentary Films and the National Institute on Aging at the National Institutes of Health in association with the Alzheimer’s Association, The Fidelity® Charitable Gift Fund and Geoffrey Beene Gives Back® Alzheimer’s Initiative.

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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.