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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.

 Feb. 7

Providence United Methodist Church
Mt. Juliet, TN
5:30 p.m.
Basics of Alzheimer's

 Feb. 13

Cannon County Senior Center
Woodbury, TN
11:45 a.m.
General Presentation

 Feb. 16

The Hearth at Hendersonville
Hendersonville, TN
6:00pm
Living with Alzheimer's- For Care Partners- Early Stage

 Feb. 21

Providence United Methodist Church
Mt. Juliet, TN
5:30 p.m.
Care Planning

 Feb. 23

NHC Place at Cool Springs
Franklin, TN
12:00 p.m.
Presentation at Support Group

 Feb. 26 Crievewood United Methodist Church
Nashville, TN
2:00 p.m.
Retirement Readiness Seminar

*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.


 


West Tennessee

Presentations
Call 800.272.3900 or contact Laura Pate for more information.

 

 

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

 

 

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.

SAVE THE DATE:

Day on the Hill: February 15, 2017


Huntsville 

Presentations

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

SAVE THE DATE!

March 8, 2017
Day on the Hill

Join us for our annual advocacy as we travel to the capitol in Montgomery. We will be speaking with our state congressmen about how important Alzheimer's needs to be in Alabama. Email bmedina@alz.org or call 800.272.3900 to register today.

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.

 

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