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Education Programs

The Alzheimer’s Association also offers a variety of education programs to increase knowledge and to support those facing Alzheimer's disease. Many of the below classes are available through the Alzheimer's Association Training and Education Center online. For programs currently taking place on specific dates for the Capital of Texas area, please look under each topic.

Are you too busy to attend an in-person education program? Our education programs by phone are designed for busy people who aren't able to attend a program outside of their home or office. You can listen in and ask questions of our speakers. See below for more details.

To stay updated on education programs in the Capital of Texas area, please sign up here.


Upcoming Educational Events

Thursday, October 26: Know the 10 Signs
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Lampasas Senior Citizens Center
901 S. Live Oak Street, Lampasas, TX 76550
REGISTER HERE

Tuesday, October 31: Know the 10 Signs
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.
Education by Phone Series
REGISTER HERE

Saturday, November 4: Living with Alzheimer's: For Care Partners (Middle Stage)
9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Memorial Baptist Church Fellowship Hall
6161 South 5th Street, Temple, TX 76502
REGISTER HERE

Humana Series: Living with Alzheimer's: For Care Partners (Early Stage)
Humana: 10710 Research Blvd #120, Austin, Texas 78759
- Tuesday, November 7: Part 1
  9:45 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
  REGISTER HERE
- Tuesday, November 14: Part 2
  9:45 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
  REGISTER HERE
- Tuesday, November 21: Part 3
 
9:45 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
  REGISTER HERE

Thursday, November 9: Effective Communication Strategies
6 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Mittee Foundation Carriage House
1008 West Ave., Austin, TX 78701
REGISTER HERE

Wednesday, November 29: Effective Communication Strategies
Holiday Tool Kit - Phone Series
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
REGISTER HERE

Thursday, November 30: Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Blackland Neighborhood Center
2005 Salina St., Austin, TX 78722
REGISTER HERE

Wednesday, December 6: Understanding Dementia Related Behavior
Holiday Tool Kit - Phone Series

11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
REGISTER HERE 

Wednesday, December 13: Know the 10 signs (en espanol)
9 a.m. - 10 a.m.
Blackland Neighborhood Center
2005 Salina St., Austin, TX 78722
REGISTER HERE 

Thursday, January 18: Know the 10 Warning Signs
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Blackland Neighborhood Center
2005 Salina St., Austin, TX 78722
REGISTER HERE


Contact Us to Schedule Your Alzheimer's Education Program

The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer’s
Learn about detection, causes, risk factors, stages and treatment of Alzheimer's disease.


Healthy Living for Your Brain & Body
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 make lifestyle choices that may help you keep your brain and body healthy as you age. 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 recommendations into a plan for healthy aging.


Know the 10 Signs: Early Detection Matters
Learn the 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer's disease, hear from people who have the disease, and find out how to recognize the signs in yourself and others.


Dementia Conversations: Driving, Doctor Visits, Legal & Financial Planning
Learn to have honest and caring conversations about common concerns when someone begins to show signs of dementia.


Living with Alzheimer's: For People with Alzheimer's
The diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease is life-changing and leads to many questions. In this three-part program, you will hear from others who have been where you are, and will learn what you need to know to navigate this chapter of your life.


Living with Alzheimer's: For Caregivers - Early Stage
In the early stage of Alzheimer’s disease, families face new questions as they adjust. This three-part program provides practical answers to the questions that arise in the early stage.


Living with Alzheimer's: For Caregivers - Middle Stage
In the middle stage of Alzheimer’s disease, care partners become hands-on caregivers. During this three-part series, you will hear caregivers and professionals discuss helpful strategies to provide safe, effective and comfortable care.


Living with Alzheimer's: For Caregivers - Late Stage
In the late stage of Alzheimer’s disease, caregiving typically involves new ways of connecting and interacting with the person with the disease. In this two-part series, you’ll hear from caregivers and professionals about resources, monitoring care and ways to engage in meaningful connections.


Living with Alzheimer's: For Younger-Onset Alzheimer's
This program offers answers to questions about younger-onset (also known as early-onset) Alzheimer’s disease. Hear from those directly affected and learn how to ease the impact throughout the course of the disease.


 


 

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