The Longest Day 2018
Home | News | Events | Press | Contact  

About UseNewsletterMessage BoardsAction CenterAdvocateWalk to End Alzheimer’sShopDonate

Find your chapter:

search by state

In My Community

Weekly e-news

We will not share your information.

Learning Together
Text Size controlsNormal font sizeMedium font sizeLarge font size

"Learning Together": Fort Wayne and Indianapolis

Learning Together" is a six-week psycho-educational program for those in the early stages of Alzheimer's or another dementia and one care partner. The program provides information, emotional support and socialization among peers within a safe accepting atmosphere. Topics include: legal and financial planning, medical and research review, safety issues and relationship changes. The early stage participant must have a diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease or related dementia, understand that they have the disease and be able to talk about what it means for them. Both parties must desire to attend the program. A screening process including an in-person interview must take place prior to the start of the program.  Space is limited, so please call now.

Indianapolis: Thursdays, October 15 – November 19, 6 - 8 p.m. Indianapolis office location, 50 E. 91st Street, Suite 100.

Contact: Denise Saxman, MSW, LCSW, 317.575.9620 or

Fort Wayne: Thursdays, October 1 – November 5, 6 - 8 pm. Fort Wayne office location, 6324 Constitution Drive. 

Contact: Denise Saxman, MSW, LCSW, 317.575.9620 or

Other Programs of Interest:

Engage in the Early Stage: Carmel

This is a program for those in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease or a another dementia. It is a social engagement program run in partnership with PrimeLife Enrichment in Carmel. You must be a Hamilton County resident to participate. The program will capitalize on the many instructors and facilitators of PrimeLife as well as take advantage of program participant talents. The participants will have input into the program agenda and it will meet once a month at PrimeLife. Each participant must be screened prior to the start of the program. As in all other programs, the participant needs to have a diagnosis of early stage Alzheimer's or a related dementia, have some communication skills. 

Contact: Denise Saxman, LCSW, MSW, 317.575.9620,


Alzheimer's Association

Our vision: A world without Alzheimer's disease®.
Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association is the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.