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Education programs are listed by region and updated monthly.

Early Stage Social Engagement Activities


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


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.

 August 4

Early Stage Social Engagement Program
Frist Museum
Nashville, TN
Please call to register.

 August 9

Clarksville Library
Clarksville, TN
12 p.m.

 August 10  Clay County Senior Center
Celina, TN
10 a.m.
 August 17  Vendor at Health Fair
St. Clair Senior Center
Murfreesboro, TN
9 a.m.- 11 a.m.
 August 18

Town Hall Meeting
Nashville Public Television
9 a.m.- 10:30 a.m.
Come share your Alzheimer's story, voice your needs, and hear from professionals in the field.
Registration is required. Please call 800.272.3900

 August 22  Graneville Senior Center
Gainesboro, TN
12:15 p.m.
 August 24  Basics
NHC Murfreesboro
Murfreesboro, TN
6:30 p.m.
 August 29  Overton County Senior Center
Livingston, TN
10:30 a.m.
 August 29  Basics
NHC Tullahoma
Tullahoma, TN
1 p.m.

2017 Nashville Caregiver Conference
Friday, September 15
8 a.m.- 3 p.m.
First Baptist Church of Nashville- 108 7th Ave. S. Nashville, TN

*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


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.

August 18 Alzheimer's Association Office
Kingsport, TN
10 a.m.- 11 a.m.
Basics of Alzheimer's
 August 21 Alzheimer's Association Office
Kingsport, TN
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Understanding & Responding to Dementia Related Behaviors


West Tennessee

Call 800.272.3900 or contact Laura Pate for more information.

August 11 VA Hospital
Memphis, TN
12:30 p.m.
Basics of Alzheimer's
*Psych Residents Only
August 14

Adamsville Healthcare
Adamsville, TN
6:30 p.m.

 August 17  Brookdale Jackson Oaks
Jackson, TN
6 p.m.
 August 17  3290 Woodhollow Dr.
Memphis, TN
12 p.m. noon
*Residents & Family Members
 August 22 Wesley Highland Meadows
 Memphis, TN
10:30 a.m.
 August 24 Wesley Graceland Gardens 
Memphis, TN
1 p.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

 August 10 Support Group Facilitator Training
2 - 5 p.m.
Contact Amy French for details: afrench@alz.org

 August 29

Advocacy Town Hall
9:30 a.m.
Chattanooga, TN
Reservation needed
Contact Amy French at afrench@alz.org

 August 24 The Basics
Alexian Valley Residence
Chattanooga, TN
5:30pm- 7pm
RSVP to 423-822-2914

Click here to see our latest email: http://act.alz.org/site/MessageViewer?current=true&em_id=246964.0

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

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.





 August 2 

Alzheimer's Association Office
Huntsville, AL
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Alzheimer's & Legal Planning for the Future
*Lunch Provided

 August 4

Hospice of the Valley
Decatur, AL
11 a.m.- 12 p.m.
Decatur Lunch & Learn- Hospice Care & Alzheimer's Patient
*Lunch Provided

 August 4

Beech Center
Cullman, AL
9 a.m.- 12 p.m.
Cullman Scam Jam/ Health Fair
*Free admission, education, resources, door prizes

 August 11 Early Stage Social Engagement
11 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
*For those with early stages of Alzheimer's disease & caregiver
Must call 800.272.3900 or email bmedina@alz.org to register
 August 12

Village of Providence Park
Huntsville, AL
5:30 p.m.
Movies in the Park: Glen Campbell I'll Be Me

 August 17  First Bible Church of Decatur
Decatur, AL
9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Vendor at Legal Aspects of Healthcare Conference
For more information: 256.355.4515
 August 17  Athen's Health & Rehab
Athens, AL
3 p.m.- 6 p.m.
Vendor at BBQ & Bluegrass Social
 August 21

 Holmes Street United Methodist Church
Huntsville, AL
10:30 a.m.- 11:30 a.m.
Basics of Alzheimer's Disease
* Meeting is for the United Methodist Women Group

 August 24  Redstone Arsenal Von Braun Complex
Huntsville, AL
10 a.m.- 11 a.m.
Vendor for health fair
*Must have clearance to get on Redstone Arsenal & clearance for MDA
 August 28  Marshall Space Flight Center
Huntsville, AL
11:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.
Dementia Conversations
*Must have clearance to get on Redstone Arsenal & clearance for Marshall Space Flight Center

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.


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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