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Knowledge can be empowering. The Alzheimer's Association offers many education programs designed to help the person with dementia, family members and professional care providers gain the knowledge and skills needed to enhance quality of life.

Family Caregiver Education

The Alzheimer's Association has a variety of education programs, from "The Basics" to programs touching on common caregiver concerns. Click here a list of programs in your area.


2018 Spring Symposium

Thursday, March 22, 2018
Arlington Convention Center

The Alzheimer's Association Spring Symposium is the area’s premier source for up to date, relevant information about Alzheimer’s disease and related forms of dementia. The event features a full day of presentations by professionals whose expertise bears on practical and legal concerns related to dementia care. Attendees also have the opportunity to meet with representatives from businesses and non-profit organizations who provide services for families and professionals who care for someone with dementia.

Offering different sessions of interest to both family caregivers and healthcare professionals, the Alzheimer’s Association Spring Symposium is the region’s largest event focused on Alzheimer’s care, treatment and research.  Celebrating its 15th year, the all-day event is known among caregivers and professionals for having expert speakers, a choice of informative and engaging presentations, and an exhibit hall where people can meet with dozens of businesses serving the needs of caregivers.  

Mapping the Journey

The four-week introduction to caring for someone with dementia begins April 2nd.

Community Outreach

Alzheimer's Association staff will travel to speak to your group of 20 or more. Contact Shelly Young at or call 817-336-4949.

Support Groups

Learn from peers who are facing similar issues by joining a Support Group.

Professional Training

Professional Training for special dementia care programs for healthcare providers.

24/7 Helpline

You don't have to wait for a scheduled education program to get answers to your questions. Call the 24/7 Helpline at 1-800-272-3900 any time of day or night to speak to a knowledgeable and caring person.







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.