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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.


 March 2

Hearth of Hendersonville
Hendersonville, TN
6 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Living with Alzheimer's: Caregiving Early Stages

 
 March 9

Hearth of Hendersonville
Woodbury, TN
6 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Living with Alzheimer's: Caregiving Early Stages

 
 March 17

Frist Visual Arts Center
Nashville, TN
10:30 a.m.
Early Stage Social Engagement Activity


 March 22

Vanderbilt University
Nashville, TN
1:00 p.m.
Research Roundtable Forum

*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.

 March 9 Alzheimer's Association Office
Kingsport, TN
2:00 p.m.
Basics of Alzheimer's Disease
 March 14 Alzheimer's Association Office
Kingsport, TN
10:00 a.m.
Healthy Choices
 March 16 Alzheimer's Association Office
Kingsport, TN
1:00 p.m. 
Dementia Conversations

 


West Tennessee

Presentations
Call 800.272.3900 or contact Laura Pate for more information.

 March 3

Woodland Homes
Lexington, TN
10 a.m.
Behaviors
 March 16 Brookdale Jackson Oaks
Jackson, TN
6 p.m.
Communication
 March 28 Wesley Highland Meadows
Memphis, TN
10:30 a.m. 
 March 29 Luther Terrace
Memphis, TN
10 a.m.

 

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

 

 March 31

Elmcroft of Shallowford
Chattanooga, TN
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Coffee with Kodsi
RSVP to 423-899-8133

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

 

 

 March 1

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

 
 March 2

Grandview Gardens
Huntsville, AL
5 p.m.
Behaviors



 March 3

Hospice of the Valley
Decatur, AL
11 a.m.
Alzheimer's & Palliative Care
Lunch Provided. Must Call to Register

 March 16
Rainbow City United Methodist Church
Rainbow City, AL
11 a.m.
Basics of Alzheimer's Disease
 March 16
Autumn Cove
Anniston, AL
4 p.m.
Legal & Financial Planning
 March 17

U.S. Space & Rocket Center
Huntsville, AL
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Early Stage Social Engagement Activity
Lunch and activity provided. Must call to register.

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

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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