Share or Print this page

Collaborative Virtual Education Programs 

Tuesday May 5, 2020
10:00 - 11:00 AM
Understanding and Responding to Dementia Related Behavior

Behavior is a powerful form of communication and is one of the primary ways people living with dementia
communicate their needs and feelings as the ability to use language is lost. However, some behaviors can present real challenges for caregivers to manage.Join us to learn to decode behavioral messages, identify
common triggers and learn strategies to help manage some of the most common behavioral challenges of Alzheimer’s disease.
REGISTER

Wednesday, May 6, 2020
6:00 - 7:30 PM
Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body

Join us to learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement, and tools to incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging.
REGISTER

Thursday, May 12, 2020
6:00 -7:00 PM
Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related Behavior

Behavior is a powerful form of communication and is one of the primary ways people living with dementia communicate their needs and feelings as the ability to use language is lost. However, some behaviors can present real challenges for caregivers to manage.Join us to learn to decode behavioral messages, identify common triggers and learn strategies to help manage some of the most common behavioral challenges of Alzheimer’s disease.
REGISTER

Living with Alzheimer’s for Care Partners—Series of Education Programs
When someone is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, friends and family have many questions. What does the diagnosis mean? What kinds of plans need to be made? What resources are available to help? As the disease progresses, new questions reflect growing needs for skills, programs and services. Join us for this series of program that provide answers to the questions that arise in the early, middle and late stages of
the disease. Hear from those directly affected and learn what you need to know, what you need to plan and what you can do at each point along the way.

Thursday May 7, 2020
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Living with Alzheimer’s for Care Partners—Early Stage

Join us to hear practical answers to the questions that arise in the early stage. Hear from those directly affected and learn what you can do to cope with the changes that come with an early-stage diagnosis.
REGISTER

Thurday, May 14, 2020
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM 
Living with Alzheimer’s for Care Partners—Middle Stage

In the middle stage of Alzheimer’s disease, those who were care partners now become hands-on caregivers. Join us and hear caregivers and professionals discuss helpful strategies to provide safe, effective and comfortable care in the middle stages of Alzheimer’s.
REGISTER

Thurday, May 21, 2020
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Living with Alzheimer’s for Care Partners—Late Stage

In the late stage of Alzheimer’s disease, caregiving typically involves new ways of connecting and interacting with the person living with the disease. Join us and hear from caregivers and professionals about resources, monitoring care and providing meaningful connection with the person with late-stage Alzheimer’s and their families.
REGISTER

We offer several educational programs for families and individuals facing Alzheimer’s, as well as community members. Most of these programs, described below, are free of charge. Click here to see a complete list of our Programs or call our 24/7 Helpline at 800.272.3900

 

Consumer Education

The Alzheimer’s Association offers a variety of Education Programs to increase knowledge and to support those facing Alzheimer's disease. Programs available to attend in person that are currently scheduled in the Greater New Jersey area are detailed in the Full Calendar: click here to view or you can use the search feature in the Education 'tile' and search by Zip Code.  All Educational Programs are FREE, but Registration is REQUIRED. Save your place today by Registering online. If you have questions, please call 800.272.3900. 

As part of our continuing Education efforts, we are looking for volunteers to become Support Group Facilitators to lead the expansion of awareness in all our communities. Please visit our national Volunteer page to create a profile, submit an application and start the training process.

We are also looking for people willing to become community representatives, community educators, and promatooreums.
Please email Nicolette Vasco or call her at 800.272.3900 with questions.

Multilingual information
Alzheimer’s disease and other disorders that cause dementia know no boundaries. Many individuals and families in ethnic and cultural minority groups are in need of solid information about Alzheimer’s disease and health resources.