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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.


 April 6

Park Place Retirement Community
Hendersonville, TN
9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Health Fair

 
 April 19

Sumner Co. YMCA
Hendersonville, TN
12 :30 p.m.
The Basics

 
 April 21

FiftyForward Madison
Madison, TN
10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Health Fair


 April 25

Lane Agri Park Community Center
Murfreesboro, TN
5:00 p.m.
The Basics
Open to Rutherford County Employees

 April 28  New Vision Baptist Church
Murfreesboro, TN
8:30 a.m.- 2 p.m.
Murfreesboro Caregiver Conference

*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.

  April 12 Elizabethton Senior Citizens Center
Elizabethton, TN
11:00- a.m. 12:00 p.m.
Lunch & Moore
Registration Required
  April 12 Alzheimer's Association Office
Kingsport, TN
3:00 p.m.
Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body
  April 17 Alzheimer's Association Office
Kingsport, TN
10:30 a.m.
Dementia Conversations
  April 18 Alzheimer's Association Office
Kingsport, TN
10:00 a.m. 
Living with Alzheimer's: For Care Partners Early Stage Pt. 1
  April 26 Alzheimer's Association Office
Kingsport, TN
10:00 a.m.
Living with Alzheimer's: For Care Partners Early Stage Pt.

 


West Tennessee

Presentations
Call 800.272.3900 or contact Laura Pate for more information.

 April 20 Canterbury Place
Dyersburg, TN
7:30 p.m.
Caregiver Stress
 April 24 First Evangelical Church
Memphis, TN
7:00 p.m. 
Caregiver Stress

Save the Date for the 6th annual Caregiver Conference on June 20th at the Bartlett Station Municipal Center! More details to come.

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

 

 April 13

Cleveland YMCA
Cleveland, TN
6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Communication
RSVP to 423-265-3600

 April 18 Alexian Grove
Chattanooga, TN
11:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.
Alzheimer's A to Z
RSVP to 423-825-5557

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.

SAVE THE DATE for the Marion Caregiver Conference on June 1st at Sequatchie Valley Baptist Association in Jasper, TN.
SAVE THE DATE for the Cleveland Caregiver Conference on June 6th at Westwood Baptist Church in Cleveland, TN.

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

 

 

 April 5

Alzheimer's Association Office
Huntsville, AL
11:30 a.m.
Basics of Alzheimer's
Lunch Provided

 
 April 7

Hospice of the Valley
Decatur, AL
11 a.m.- 12 p.m.
Behaviors



 April 14

Home Instead Senior Care
Huntsville, AL
2 p.m.- 5 p.m.
Health Fair

 April 25
Madison County Public Health Department (employees only)
Huntsville, AL
11 a.m.
Basics of Alzheimer's Disease
 April 27
Trinity United Methodist Church
Huntsville, AL
10 a.m.
Basics

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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