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Education programs are listed by region and updated monthly.
Middle Tennessee
Highland Rim
Northeast
West
Southeast
Huntsville

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.

 November 4

 Care Consultation Day and Presentation

 Details: Consultations 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
 Presentation 12 - 1 p.m.
 Veranda Ministries
 605 7A Nashville Pike
 Gallatin, TN 37066

 To schedule a care consultation with Tiffany Cloud-Mann call 
 800.272.3900 or tcloud-mann@alz.org

 November 7

 Care Consultation and Presentation

 Details: Presentation 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
 Consultations: 11:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.
 FiftyForward Martin Center
 960 Heritage Way
 Brentwood, TN 37027

 To schedule a care consultation with Tiffany Cloud-Mann call
 800.272.3900 or tcloud-mann@alz.org

 November 8

 The Basics of Alzheimer's

 Details: 11 a.m.
 Behavioral Healthcare of Columbia, TN

 November 17

 The Basics of Alzheimer's

 Details: 2 p.m.
 Brentwood Library
 Brentwood, TN

 November 30

 Effective Communication & Happy Holiday Strategies

 Details: 12 p.m.
 NHC Corporate
 Murfreesboro, 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.

 November 18 

 Clarksville Caregiver Conference

 Details: Workforce Essentials 
              523 Madison St. Ste. B Clarksville, TN
              9 a.m. - 1 p.m.  
 

 Caregivers are invited to learn more about Alzheimer's disease and caring for loved ones facing the disease. Topics presented by area professionals will include Help in the Home 101, Medications and Alzheimer's and Effective Communication. A light breakfast and lunch will be included and respite care is available at no cost. The event is free to attend.

Register here.

 


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.


 


West Tennessee

Presentations
Call 800.272.3900 or contact Laura Pate for more information.

 

 

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

 December 23

 Great Songs You'll Never Forget :
 A benefit concert for the Alzheimer's Association

 Details: 6:30 p.m.
 Soddy Daisy First Baptist Church
 

 Featuring: Voices of Triumph led by Marcellus Barnes
 Chattanooga A-capella Singers led by Hary Wileman
 Blues by Guitarist and Dobro Artist Kris Phillips
 Classical favorites by International Opera Singer Solmaaz Adeli

 Tickets are $15 (under 12- free) 
 Family packages are available. The event includes concert and reception. Call 423.802.3080 or click here for tickets.   

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.

SAVE THE DATE:

Day on the Hill: February 15, 2017


Huntsville 

Presentations

 

 December 6

 Understanding Dementia-Related Behaviors

 Details: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. 
 Hudson Alpha
 601 Genome Way NW
 Huntsville, AL 35806

*Registration is required.

 December 6

 Understanding Dementia- Related Behaviors

 Details: 6:15 - 7:15 p.m.
 Lakeside Hospice
 4010 Masters Road
 Pell City, AL 35128

 

 December 7

 Alzheimer's & the Holidays : Monthly Lunch and Learn Series

 Details: 12 - 1 p.m.
 Alzheimer's Association office
 117A Longwood Drive SE
 Huntsville, AL 35801

 *Lunch provided

 December 12

 Alzheimer's Association Holiday Open House

 Details: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
 Alzheimer's Association office

 Join us throughout the day for food, music and holiday cheer. Open to
the community

 December 13

 Alzheimer's & the Holidays

 Details: 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
 Huntsville-Madison County Public Library (auditorium)
 915 Monroe St. SW
 Huntsville, AL 35801

Check out all of our brown bag lunch presentations for 2016. Print a copy 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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