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Tiffany Cloud-Mann, Vice President of Programs, discusses the difference between Alzheimer's and Dementia in above video.


Middle Tennessee


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.

Registration is requested. To register or for more information contact Tiffany Cloud-Mann or call 800.272.3900

November 10

 12 p.m.

Stewart County Senior Center
111 General Rice St.
Dover, TN 37058

 November 11

 12 p.m.

 The Lodge at Natchez Trace
8207 Hwy 100
Nashville, TN 37221

 November 18

 1 p.m.

 Chippington Towers
1310 Coreland Drive
Madison, TN 37115

 November 20

 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

 Caregiver's Pampering Day
St. Clair Senior Center
325 St. Clair Street
Murfreesboro, TN 37130

We will be attending the following health fairs and events
November 5- National College Health Fair
November 5- Lebanon Senior Center Health Fair
November 7- Williamson County Medical Center Health Fair

Early Stage Services

Making Memories Together- Early Stage Support Group
Crieve Hall Church of Christ
4806 Trousdale Drive Nashville
TBD 10:30 a.m.

This is a social event with entertainment. This month we will have a licensed art therapist lead us in our own painting session. Lunch will follow.


Memory Cafe
St Clair Senior Center- Murfreesboro
November 17 2 p.m.

Socialize over coffee and cake with others in the early stages of Alzheimer's and other dementias.


Highland Rim Area


November 5

 10 a.m.

 Understanding Behaviors & Communication

Lincoln Medical Center (Education Rm)
106 Medical Center Blvd
Fayetteville, TN

 November 5

 5:30 p.m.

 The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease

Lincoln Medical Center

 November 12

 12 p.m.

 Living with Alzheimer's: For Caregivers-Middle Stage

 Morning Pointe of Tullahoma
711 Kings Lane

 November 12

 5:30 p.m.

Alzheimer's 101: Understanding Behaviors & Communication

 NHC Tullahoma
1321 Cedar Lane
Tullahoma, TN

 November 13  5:30 p.m.

 The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease

Marshall Medical Center
Main Conference Rm
1090 North Ellington Pkwy
Lewisburg, TN

 November 17

 10 a.m.

 Understanding Behaviors & Communication

Heritage Medical Center
Conference Rm
2835 Hwy 231 Shelbyville, TN

 November 17

5:30 p.m.

 The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease

 Heritage Medical Center
Conference Rm

 November 19

10 a.m..

 Understanding Behavior & Communicatoin

 Wayne Medical Center
103 J.V. Mangubat Dr.
Waynesboro, TN

November 19

 5 p.m.

 The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease

 Wayne Mdical Center

November 24 

 11 a.m.

 Alzheimer's 101: Understanding Behaviors & Communicatoni

 Lewisburg Campus
Columbia State Community College
980 Ellington Pkwy
Lewisburg, TN

November 25   12 p.m.

 American Legion Building

 119 Booneville Hwy
Lynchburg, TN

December 9 

 10 a.m.

 Senior Helpers presents: The Virtual Dementia Tour

 D.W. Wilson Community Center
501 N. Collins St. Tullahoma, TN

 December 11  12 p.m.

 Alzheimer's 101: Lawrence Co. Health Council Lunch Keynote

 Brass Lantern
2290 Pulaski Hwy
Lawrenceburg, TN


Call 800.272.3900 or contact Teka Moten for more information.

Early Stage Services

We are in the process of finding partners for early stage services. If you are interested in partnering with us to set up an early stage service, please call 800.272.3900 or contact Teka Moten.

An Alzheimer's Association staff member will be present at the Coffee County Senior Citizens Center during lunchtime on the following dates.

November is National Caregiver Month
Tuesday, 4, 18, 25

December 2, 16, 23

The South Central TN area is in need of Advocacy Team members.
Contact Teka Moten to learn more.

Support Group Facilitator Training
We would like to train more facilitators for our support groups in South Central Tennessee. We have the following training dates available. Please contact Teka Moten for more information at 800.272.3900.


Northeast Tennessee


October 23

 10 a.m.

 The Basics

 Johnson City Community
Health Center
Training Room 
2151 Century Lane Johnson City 37604

October 27

 11 a..m.

 The Basics

 Greene County YMCA
404 Y St.
Greeneville 37743

 October 30

  10 a.m.

 Living with Alzheimer's For Care Partners - Early Stage

 Johnson City Community Health Center
Training Room
2151 Century Lane
Johnson City 37604

Call 800.272.3900 or contact Tabitha Ebbert for more information.


West Tennessee

October 7

 8:30 a.m.   

The Basics of Alzheimer's

 Methodist South Hospital
1264 Wesley Drive
Memphis 38116

October 8

 11 a.m.

 Know the 10 Signs

 The Church Health Center
1115 Union Avenue
Memphis 38107

 October 13

 9 a.m.

 Living with Alzheimer's: For Caregivers-Early-Stage

 Wesley Graceland Gardens
1430 Graceland Pines
Memphis 38116

 October 15  11:30 a.m.

 Legal and Financial

 Baptist Memorial Hospital
6027 Walnut Grove Office Building Classroom 2

 October 18


 Know the 10 Signs

 Christian Brothers High School
5900 Walnut Grove
Memphis 38120

 October 21  10:30 a.m.

 Living with Alzheimer's For Caregivers, Middle-Stage

Orange Mound Community Center
2590 Park Avenue
Memphis 38114

Call 800.272.3900 or contact Miriam Clay for more information.


We will be taking part in the following community health fairs. Stop by our booth!

October 1

  10 a.m.   

Cummins Mid South Health Fair

 3770 S. Perkins Road
Memphis 38118

October 1

 11 a.m.

 Nike Health Fair

 5151 East Shelby Drive
Memphis 38118

 October 15

 1 p.m.

 Bioventus Health Fair

 1900 Charles Bryan Rad Suite 275
Cordova 38016

 October 31

 1 p.m.

 Fall Festival Health Fair

 366 S. Highland
Memphis 38111

 October 21  10:30 a.m.

 Living with Alzheimer's For Caregivers, Middle-Stage

Orange Mound Community Center
2590 Park Avenue
Memphis 38114


Praise in Purple 

 An initiative where we are partnering with the Faith Based  Community to bring awareness to Alzheimer's disease. Your congregation or  organization can participate by wearing purple any weekend of your choosing and  incorporating the fight to end Alzheimer’s into your service. It could be a health fair,  educational program or prayer for our community. For more information about how to  participate, please contact Miriam Clay at 1-800-272-3900. 

Coffee with Congress

Date & Location TBD - To residents of Tennessee's 8th and 9th Congressional District - Please come together with the West TN Alzheimer's Association, and your Congressman and/or their key staff to share a cup of coffee and your stories about your journeys with Alzheimer's and related dementias. You will also learn about the National Alzheimer's Plan, work being done on the State Plan and legislation that will improve care and fund more research for Alzheimer's disease. If you are interested in attending this event, please contact Miriam Clay. Please include in your email,  which congressional district you live in. We look forward to having you join us!


Southeast Tennessee


November 18

 6:30 p.m.    

Alzheimer's and You:
Caring and Coping 

 Consulate Health Care
8249 Standifer Gap Road

Early Stage Services

Early stage social programs are a great way for those in the early stages of Alzheimer's to socialize and reminisce with others. These are FREE programs.

Let's Sing From Memory- A social engagement program for those affected by dementia and their caregivers.
Ongoing- Second and fourth Tuesday of every month
10 - 11:30 a.m.

Location: Christ United Methodist Church
8645 East Brainerd Road
Chattanooga, TN 37421

Contact Wayne Evans or call 423.892.9363 for registration and more information.

This is an 8-week support and education program beginning October 21, 2014 and continuing every other week at the Christ United Methodist Church on East Brainerd Road for a total of 9 meetings. 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 or Wendy Winters 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.


2014 Fall Caregiver Conference
November 21
Registration & Packet pickup 8:30 a.m.Conference 9 a.m.- 2 p.m.
Keep Calm & Carry On: An education and support event for those caring for loved ones with Alzheimer's and related dementia. Breakfast and lunch will be provided   Ootlewah United Methodist Church
6131 Relocation Way
Registration is REQUIRED. Register here or contact Amy French at 423.265.3600 




Call 800.272.3900 or contact Brandi Medina for more information.


Huntsville Early Stage Social Activities
The activities listed below are for those in the early stages of Alzheimer's/dementia and their caregivers. Groups and families are both welcome. We can assist with transportation costs and have volunteers help with groups. These are events are FREE! 
To register call 800.272.3900 or contact Brandi Medina 

October 22, 2014
Huntsville Botanical Gardens
4747 Bob Wallace Ave. SW Huntsville
11 a.m. - 1p.m.

Join us for a driven tour around the gardens, see the scarecrow trail and enojoy a boxed lunch.

VBC Huntsville
Date and Time TBA

Join us for a matinee of the classic ballet the Nutcracker.


Alzheimer's Family Caregiver Conference
November 6
9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Cooper House
406 Randolph Avenue

Free to attend. Conference includes lunch, presentations on various topics related to Alzheimer's, caregiving and brain health, door prizes and much more!

For more information call 800.272.3900 or contact Brandi Medina









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