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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 & South Central 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.

 Sept. 8

Early Stage Social Engagement Program
Alzheimer's Association Office
Nashville, TN
10:30 a.m.
RSVP required. Call 800.272.3900

Sept. 13

Dementia Conversations
Southern TN Regional Health Care
Winchester, TN
12 p.m.

Sept. 15 Nashville Caregiver Conference
Nashville, TN
8:15 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Register by calling 800.272.3900
Sept. 20 Basics
Magnolia Place Assisted Living
Waverly, TN
2 p.m.
Sept. 22

Early Stage Social Program
Alzheimer's Association Office
10:30 a.m.
RSVP required. Please call 800.272.3900

Sept. 26 Vendor at Behavioral Health Care of Columbia
Northfield Workforce Development & Conference Center
Spring Hill, TN
7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Sept. 29 Vendor
Robertson County Family YMCA
Springfield, TN
9 a.m. - 2 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.


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.

Sept. 19 Understanding & Responding to Dementia Related Behaviors
Johnson City, TN
11 a.m.
Brookdale Johnson City
Sept. 19 Understanding & Responding to Dementia Related Behaviors
Johnson City, TN
6 p.m.
Agape Nursing & Rehabilitation Center


West Tennessee

Call 800.272.3900 or contact Laura Pate for more information.

Sept. 10 Northwest Church of Christ
Southaven, MS
1:30 p.m.
Basics of Alzheimer's

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

 Sept. 12 Athens Support Group: Pilot Club Caregiver Support
7 p.m.
Athens Regional Medical Center
Athens, TN

 Sept. 13

Basics of Alzheimer's
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
2305 Chambliss Ave.
Cleveland, TN
Tennova Health Care
RSVP to 423-265-3600

 Sept. 21 Dinner with the Doctor
Dominion Senior Living
Hixson, TN
5:30pm- 7pm
RSVP to 423-847-2646

Calling all health community leaders:
Become a vendor for our annual fall Caregiver Conference on November 17th! Contact Amy French at afrench@alz.org by September 15th for more details.

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.





 Sept. 12 

First Baptist Church
Huntsville, AL
6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Health Fair

 Sept. 19

Caregiver Solutions Workshop & Speaker
9 a.m.- 12 p.m.
Vendor on Basics of Alzheimer's (10 am)
* To register call 256-355-4515 & Vouchers for 6 hours of Free respite services are available for qualifying caregivers.

 Sept. 19

U.S. Space & Rocket Center Education Training Center
Huntsville, AL
1:30 p.m.- 5:30 p.m.
The Alzheimer's Tsunami: An Alzheimer's Seminar by Jack Broyles
*Register here

 Sept. 27

Madison Manor
Madison, AL
11 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Understanding Dementia-Related Behaviors
*For Madison Manor staff only

Sept. 29

Canebrake Golf Tournament
Athens, AL
8 a.m.- 1 p.m.
4th Annual Canebrake Memorial Golf Tournament
Contact the local office for details

 Sept. 29 Huntsville Hospital Psychiatric Conference Corporate University
Huntsville, AL
8 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.
For more information, please contact local office.

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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