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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

Early Stage Services

Making Memories Together- Early Stage Support Group
The Frist Cente for Visual Arts
October 10 10:30 a.m.

This is a social event with entertainment. This month we will be painting. Lunch will follow.

Memory Cafe
Through the Grapevine- Murfreesboro
October 20 2 p.m.

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

The Alzheimer's Association will be attending the following events:

October 18
Leading Age Senior Expo- Ask the Expert

October 18 & 19
Alive Inside Showing at the Belcourt Theater


Highland Rim Area


October 14

 11:45 a.m.

 The Basics of Alzheimer's

 Coffee County Senior Center
410 N. Collins St.
Tullahoma 37388

 October 15

 11:30 a.m.

 Alzheimer's 101

 D.W. Wilson
Community Center

 October 17

 12 p.m.

 Know the 10 Signs

 Shelbyville Rec Center
220 Tulip Tree Road
Shelbyville 37160

 October 21

 11:30 a.m.

 Living with Alzheimer's:
For Caregivers- Middle Stage

 Coffee County
Senior Center
410 N. Collins St.
Tullahoma 37388

 October 23  10:30 a.m.

 Living with Alzheimer's:
For Caregivers- Middle Stage

 South Central AAAD
101 Sam Watkins Blvd.
Mt. Pleasant 38474

 November 4

 11:30 a.m.

 Know the 10 Signs

 Coffee County
Senior Center
410 N. Collins St.
Tullahoma 37388

 November 5  10:15 a.m.

 Living with Alzheimer's:
For Caregivers-
Middle Stage

 Lincoln Medical Center
106 Medical Center Blvd.
Fayetteville 37334

 November 5

 5:30 p.m.

 The Basics of Alzheimer's

 Lincoln Medical Center

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.

October 7, 21, 28

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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