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Education programs are listed by region and updated monthly.

Early Stage Social Engagement Activities

Webinars

Join us for monthly webinars on various topics related to Alzheimer's and caregiving. These are free webinars that can be accessed from any computer.

 

 

Middle Tennessee

Presentations

Every presentation we discuss the basics of Alzheimer's disease, the 10 Warning Signs, Caregiver Stress and
the services of the Alzheimer's Association. Anyone is welcome to attend. Brown bag your lunch or dinner. If
you cannot attend a live presentation, you can watch and listen to all of our presentations here. Contact Tiffany Cloud-Mann to register.


 June 6

Stones River Manor
Murfreesboro, TN
12 p.m.
Basics
Lunch is provided

 
 June 7

Claiborne & Hughes Health Fair
Franklin, TN
1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Vendor

 
 June 8

Time Out Workshop
Nashville, TN

Vendor


 June 10

Hillcrest United Methodist Church
Nashville, TN
9 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Vendor

 June 13 Williamson County Library
Franklin, TN
6 p.m.
Effective Communication

*If you are a part of a group that would like to have someone come speak, please contact us. We have several new presentations to offer on Effective Communication Strategies, Healthy Habits for a Healthier You and Understanding
and Responding to Dementia-Related Behaviors.

 


South Central Tennessee

Call 800.272.3900 for more information.

 


Northeast Tennessee

Presentations

We have a new weekly Lunch & Learn series, quick 30-45 minute training sessions by webinar and phone. These sessions are designed so that caregivers and professionals can access them from any location.  Call 800.272.3900 or contact Tabitha Ebbert for more information.

  June 9 Roby Fitzgerald Adult Center
Greeneville, TN
9 a.m.- 10 a.m.
Know the 10 Signs
  June 26 Cornerstone Assisted Living Maple Crest
Johnson City, TN
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Basics
  June 26 Cornerstone Assisted Living Maple Crest
Johnson City, TN
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Understanding & Responding to Dementia Related Behaviors
  June 26  Cornerstone Assisted Living Maple Crest
Johnson City, TN
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Basics
  June 26  Cornerstone Assisted Living Maple Crest
Johnson City, TN
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Understanding & Responding to Dementia Related Behaviors
  June 27  Cornerstone Assisted Living Maple Crest
Johnson City, TN
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Basics
  June 27 

 Cornerstone Assisted Living Maple Crest
Johnson City, TN
11 a.m. - 12p.m.
Understanding & Responding

  June 27

 Cornerstone Assisted Living Maple Crest
Johnson City, TN
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Basics

  June 27  Cornerstone Assisted Living Maple Crest
Johnson City, TN
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Understanding & Responding to Dementia Related Behaviors

 


West Tennessee

Presentations
Call 800.272.3900 or contact Laura Pate for more information.

June 12 Latham Terrace
Memphis, TN
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Basics of Alzheimer's
June 12

Collierville Burch Library
Collierville, TN
5 p.m.- 7 p.m.
Caregiver Series
Register here

June 19

Collierville Burch Library
Collierville, TN
5 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Caregiver Series
Register here

June 22 Lakeland Senior Center
Lakeland, TN
11 a.m.- 12p.m.
10 Warning Signs
June 26

Collierville Burch Library
Collierville, TN
5 p.m.- 7 p.m.
Caregiver Series
Register here

Save the Date for the 6th annual Caregiver Conference on June 20th at the Bartlett Station Municipal Center! Details here!

Praise in Purple

Through Praise in Purple we hope to increase awareness of Alzheimer's disease in the community by partnering with area faith based organizations. Your congregation or organization can participate in a variety of ways including wearing purple to your services or incorporating the fight to end Alzheimer’s into your service through a health fair, educational program or prayer for our community. For more information about how to participate, please call 1-800-272-3900.

 


Southeast Tennessee

Community Events

 

 May 16

Jewish Federation
Chattanooga, TN
12:00 p.m. noon- 1:00 p.m.
Basics of Alzheimer's
RSVP by May 12 to Ann Treadwell 423-493-0270

 May 18 Jewish Federation
Chattanooga, TN
9:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.
Memory Screening by Dr. Robert Catanese
Appointment Only- Annette
 May 26  Brookdale of Chattanooga
 Chattanooga, TN
 10:00 a.m.- 11:00 a.m.
 Coffee with Kodsi
 RSVP to 423-464-4092
 June 1  Marion County Caregiver Conference
Sequatchie Valley Baptist Association, Jasper, TN
5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Registration required- 423-265-3600 or here
 June 6

Cleveland Caregiver Conference
Westwood Baptist Church, Cleveland, TN
2 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Registration required- 423-265-3600 or here

Virtual Dementia Tour
Senior Helpers brings this highly effective training tool to the community. The Virtual Dementia Tour allows participants to "walk a mile" in the shoes of someone living with Alzheimer's disease or another dementia. The tour lasts about 20 minutes and spots are limited. If you are interested in bring the Virtual Dementia Tour to your organization call 423.710.1500.

Living With Alzheimer's- Early Stage Support Group- CURRENTLY
ACCEPTING NEW MEMBERS

This is an 8-week support and education program for peers living in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease and their care partners. It is the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month. In addition to engagement
and support, this program will address questions such as:

What should I expect as the disease progresses?
How should I plan for my future?
How do I live day to day?
What resources are available through the Alzheimer's Association?
Pre-registration is required. For more information contact Amy French at 423.265.3600

Eligibility Requirements:
1. Be interested in participating with a group of peers on issues related to Alzheimer's disease.
2. Have a physician diagnosis of probably Alzheimer's disease or a related disorder.
3. Be able to recognize symptoms and understand those symptoms are caused by the disease.
4. Be able to discuss feelings and experiences related to the disease.


Huntsville 

Presentations

 

 

 June 1

Marion County Senior Center AARP Meeting
Huntsville, AL
10:30 a.m.
Basics of Alzheimer's

 
 June 2

Hospice of the Valley
Decatur, AL
11 a.m.- 12 p.m.
Living with Alzheimer's- Late Stages
Lunch Provided



 June 7

Alzheimer's Association Office
Huntsville, AL
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Lunch & Learn- Caregiver & the Hospice Patient

 June 11 West Mastin Lake Baptist Church 
Huntsville, AL
Praise in Purple Activites
 June 13

Buringtree Country Club
Decatur, AL
8 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
15th Annual Lucy & John Caddell Conference
Vendor

 June 14

Downtown YMCA Community Room 101
Huntsville, AL
10 a.m.
Basics

 June 16

2017 Caregiver College
Huntsville, AL
10 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Understanding Dementia Related Behaviors & Vendor
Register here

 June 16

Huntsville Museum of Art
Huntsville, AL
11 a.m.- 1 p.m.
Early Stage Social Engagement
Must register 800.272.3900

 June 20 New Jerusalem Church
Harvest, AL
10 a.m.- 11:00 a.m.
Healthy Habits for a Healthier You
 June 21  The Longest Day
 June 22  Limestone Lodge
Athens, AL
5:30 p.m.- 6:30 p.m.
Understanding Dementia Related Behaviors
* For resident families and Limestone Lodge Staff
 June 24  Ronald E. McNair Jr. High School
Huntsville, AL
9 a.m.- 1 p.m.
Family Care Fair
Register here or call 800.272.3900
 June 27  Alzheimer's Association Office
Huntsville, AL
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Living with Alzheimer's for Caregivers- Early Stages
 June 28  Alzheimer's Association Office
Huntsville, AL
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Living with Alzheimer's for Caregivers- Middle Stages
 June 29  Alzheimer's Association Office
Huntsville, AL
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Living with Alzheimer's for Caregivers- Late Stages

Check out all of our brown bag lunch presentations for 2017. Print a copy here and here.

Click here to view our 2017 Early Stage Events.

Trainings

We are recruiting volunteers to be trained to start new support groups throughout our 11 county service area. If you or someone you know is interested please contact Brandi Medina at 800.272.3900 or bmedina@alz.org.

SAVE THE DATE- May 18 9 a.m- 12:30 p.m. 1st Annual Athens Caregiver Seminar Center for Lifelong Learning. Register by calling 800.272.3900.

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