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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

December 9

 12 p.m.

Barton House Assisted Living
6961 US 70
Nashville, TN 37221

Early Stage Services

Making Memories Together- Early Stage Support Group
Frist Center for Visual Arts  
919 Broadway Nashvile
December 19- 10:30 a.m.

This is a social event with entertainment. This month we will tour the latest exhibit, participate in an art activity and enjoy lunch.

Memory Cafe
St Clair Senior Center- Murfreesboro
December 15 2 p.m.

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


Highland Rim Area


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.

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


Call 800.272.3900 or contact Tabitha Ebbert for more information.


West Tennessee

December 17

 1 p.m.  

The Basics of Alzheimer's

 Baptist Memorial Hospital
6027 Walnut Grove Office
Building Classroom 2


 Conversations about Dementia

Orange Mound Community Center
2590 Park Avenue
Memphis 38114

Call 800.272.3900 or contact Miriam Clay for more information.


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


December 10

 12 p.m.   

Welcome to Planet Alzheimer's 

Downtown Main Campus
For UNUM employees 

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
December 9 and 23
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.

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


Marion County Caregiver Conference
February 15, 2015
5 p.m.- 7:30 p.m.
Featuring Dr. Matthew Kodsi. More details to come.    





December 3

  11:30 a.m.   

Alzheimer's & Depression
Jana Seikel of Brookdale Living
Brown Bag Lunch

Check out all of our brown bag lunch presentations for 2015. Print a copy here.



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 

December 10
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Early Stage Social Engagement Christmas Party
Come to enjoy food, music, crafts and socializing.

Trinity United Methodist Church
607 Airport Road

VBC Huntsville
Date and Time TBA

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


Gadsden Caregiver Conference
January 21

Details to come.

For more information call 800.272.3900 or contact Brandi Medina




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