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To request a program in your community: 
Please email or call 800-272-3900.
Family caregivers: If you need an in-home care sitter in order to attend any of these programs, learn how to access this service at no cost by calling the Alzheimer’s Association at least two weeks in advance at 800-272-3900.
Prefer to learn online? Most of the workshops below are also available as free e-learning courses. Check them out!


Know the 10 Signs: Early Detection Matters

If you or someone you know is experiencing memory loss or behavioral changes, it's times to learn the facts.  Early detection of Alzheimer's disease gives you a chance to begin drug therapy, enroll in clinical studies and plan for the future.  This free, interactive workshop features video clips from the perspective of people with Alzheimer's disease.

Monday, October 20, 2014 - Myrtle Beach
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM
Brightwater, 101 Brightwater Drive 
Myrtle Beach, SC 29579
For more info: Karen Bellamy, 843-903-8300

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - Myrtle Beach
5:30-7:00 PM. Dinner starts at 5:30 and presentation to follow at 6.
If attending please bring a covered dish to share for dinner.
Celebration Presbyterian Church 
2300 Carolina Forest Blvd, Myrtle Beach, SC 29579
RSVP requested by 11/4 to (843) 903-0308 (church office).


Living with Alzheimer's for Caregivers: Middle Stage - A 3-part series

In the middle stage of Alzheimer’s disease, care partners now become hands-on caregivers. Join us for a 3-part series to hear caregivers and professionals discuss helpful strategies to provide safe, effective and comfortable care.

November 4, 11, & 18, 2014 
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The Bunnelle Center
8263B Ocean Highway, Pawleys Island.

Please RSVP to Natalie Bankowski (843)213-1516 by November 3rd.


Conversations About Dementia: Tips to Help with Family Conversations

This workshop will offer tips on how to have honest and caring conversations with family members on difficult topics such as going to the doctor, deciding when to stop driving and making financial decisions.

October 23, 2014 - Seneca
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Belvedere Commons of Seneca
515 Benton St, Seneca, SC 29672



All About Alzheimers

Join us during National Caregivers’ Month for All About Alzheimer's, a day of education, resources and support especially for family caregivers and direct care workers.

Wednesday, November 5, 2014
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM | lunch provided
Brookland Banquet & Conference Center
1066 Sunset Blvd, West Columbia

Providing care for someone with Alzheimer's disease or dementia can be challenging. We invite you to join us for a day off to help you recharge and take advantage of resources that are available to help.

Click here to learn more or to register. No cost to attend, but registration is required by Oct. 31.

Sponsored by AARP, the Catawba Area Agency on Aging, and the Alzheimer's Association, in collaboration with the USC Office for the Study of Aging and Healthy Connections (DHHS).


The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer's is not a normal part of aging.  If you or someone you know is affected by Alzheimer's disease or dementia, it's time to learn the facts.  This program provides information on detection, causes and risk factors, stages of the disease, treatment, and much more.

November, November 8, 2014 - Great Falls
9:45 AM - 11:00 AM
Trinity Baptist Church 
112 Chester Avenue, Great Falls, SC 29055
No cost to attend. Please RSVP by 11/6/2014 to Joyce Finkle at 1-800-272-3900 or




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