We offer numerous educational programs for families and individuals facing Alzheimer’s and community members as well. Most of the programs, described below are free of charge. Click on the the education calendar link above to see which programs are currently scheduled at locations in your area.
For more information or to schedule a presentation, contact Krista Scheel, Program Director, at 414.479.8800 or 800.272.3900.
Introductory Education Programs
Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body: Tips from the Latest Research
For centuries we have known that the health of the body and brain are connected. Now science is able to provide insights into how to make lifestyle choices that may help you keep your body and brain healthy as you age. Join us to learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement, and use hands-on tools to help you incorporate these plans into a plan for healthy aging.
Know the 10 Signs
This interactive workshop identifies the 10 warning signs of Alzheimer’s disease and the benefits of early detection. Separate myth from reality and address commonly-held fears about Alzheimer’s in America. Hear from people who have the disease and find out how to recognize the signs.
The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease
This program provides information that everyone should know about memory loss and what that means for all of us. Explore memory loss, dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. Learn about risk factors, research, treatments and steps to a proper diagnosis/assessment.
What's it Like? The World Through the Eyes of Someone with Alzheimer's disease
This presentation explores what is happening to the brain when affected by Alzheimer's disease. Interactive experiential exercises allow participants to feel what it might be like to have the disease. Insights from those who have the disease are discussed through out the program.
Expand Your Reach Through Online Resources for Alzheimer's Families
More than 15 million Americans provide unpaid care for one of the 5.2 million people with Alzheimer's or other types of dementia. This program will describe how individuals, communities and agencies can expand their reach and provide the information and support these families need by accessing online resources.