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We offer a number of education programs to a wide variety of audiences. Check the Chapter Calendar, email us at info@alz.org or call 800.272.3900 for available program times. Below is a list of programs we offer to the community:


Virtual Caregiver College

Being a caregiver doesn't come with an instruction manual, but there are resources available to help. Join us for a series of interactive, online educational classes to help you build your caregiver tool kit. Learn more.
 

Cognitive Impairment Care Planning

Cognitive decline — including Alzheimer's disease and other dementias — can be difficult and time consuming to discuss with patients.
Although in-depth care planning is beneficial for all, this type of service has not been covered under Medicare — until now. See More

Virtual Brain Bus

This statewide outreach initiative raises awareness about Alzheimer's and related dementias from any computer, tablet or smartphone connected to the internet.

Programs are led by trained dementia experts and will address the benefits of early detection, early diagnosis, brain health, risk reduction, how to receive an accurate diagnosis and the latest advancements in Alzheimer's research. Each session will conclude with a question and answer period. Learn more.


HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS

AlzTogether Micro-Learning Series

Free Continuing Medical Education (CME) offered for physicians and health care professionals HERE. The Alzheimer’s Association has developed this rapid-fire, micro-learning webinar series to address current issues in the recognition and diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease in primary care settings.



 

Click here to see a complete list of our Early Stage Support and Engagement Programs.

Clinical Videos

 

 
 

Community Awareness Presentations

This series of workshops are designed to increase community awareness. They are perfect for community presentations, corporate employee wellness meetings, church groups, civic meetings and more.

The Basics is a workshop for anyone who would like to know more about Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. 

The workshop’s information includes:

  • Symptoms and effects of Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia
  • Causes and risk factors
  • Diagnosis: earlier is better
  • Treatment options
  • Hope for the future
  • Ways the Alzheimer’s Association can help
Know the 10 Warning Signs is an early detection presentation to promote public understanding of the Alzheimer’s Association’s 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s disease. Early diagnosis gives people with Alzheimer’s the opportunity to make key decisions about treatment, care and planning, and the power to make choices about their own health and future. This workshop is ideal for persons who may be concerned about symptoms in themselves as well as for family members who may be concerned about a loved one. The workshop’s information includes:
 
  • Alzheimer’s disease vs. typical aging
  • Risk factors for Alzheimer’s: how the risks affect you
  • The 10 Warning Signs
  • Diagnosis: earlier is better
  • If you do get a diagnosis of dementia…
  • You are not alone: Resources to help
Healthy Habits for a Healthier You 
For centuries, we’ve known that the health of the brain and the body are connected. But now, science is able to provide insights into how to optimize our physical and cognitive health as we age. Join us to learn about diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement, and use hands-on tools to help you incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging.
 

Online Training

We know that you are busy! Our Online Trainings offers you education anytime and anywhere. From the comfort of your home, office, or any public library, you can access these trainings on your time. Find out more about our Virtual Brain Bus here or our Virtual Caregiver College.

Compassionate Communication Video

Here is a quick video to learn more about how to improve your communication.
 

CARES® Dementia Care for Families™

This three-hour online training, offered by HealthCare Interactive, and jointly developed with the Alzheimer's Association, was developed for family members caring for a loved one with memory loss or dementia. This program offers many practical and invaluable strategies to common caregiving situations. Read more.
 

NEW Online Law Enforcement & First Responders Training

The free, online training features high-quality content in an interactive format, developed by the Alzheimer's Association with input from first responders. It can be accessed:
Anytime of day, or night, accommodating for shift work and new hires by anyone with access to a computer and the internet, making it easy to take from home or work. More info.