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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.

 July 21

Alive Hospice
Murfreesboro, TN
12 p.m.

 July 28

New Support Group Facilitator Training
Nashville, TN
Location TBD
If you are interested in becoming a support group facilitator, please contact Tiffany Cloud-Mann at 615.315.5880

 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 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

*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.

  July 17 Commonwealth Senior Living at Abingdon
Abingdon, VA
10 a.m.- 12 p.m.
Understanding & Responding to Dementia Related Behaviors
  July 18 Alzheimer's Association Office
Kingsport, TN
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
  July 20 Alzheimer's Association Office
Kingsport, TN
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Understanding & Responding to Dementia Related Behaviors


West Tennessee

Call 800.272.3900 or contact Laura Pate for more information.

July 6 Whispering Woods Hotel & Conference Center
Olive Branch, MS
10 a.m.
Basics of Alzheimer's
*Family Members Only
July 25

McWherter Senior Center
Memphis, TN
10 a.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

 July 14 The Edney Center
Chattanooga, TN
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Innovators in Aging Care summit: Ideas into Action 
* For Professionals and Community Leaders

 July 18

The Lantern at Morning Pointe
Chattanooga, TN
3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Married to Alzheimer's
RSVP to 423-551-4190

 July 19 John Calvin Apts.
Hixson, TN
2:00 p.m.- 3:00 p.m.
All About Brain Health
RSVP to 423-877-4324
 July 20  Morning Pointe of Chattanooga
 Chattanooga, TN
 10:00 a.m.- 11:00 a.m.
 Understanding Legal and Financial Matters
 RSVP to 423-296-0097
 July 28  Life Care Center of East Ridge
 East Ridge, TN
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Coffee with Kodsi
RSVP to 423-894-1254

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.





 July 11

Lindsay Lane Baptist Church
Athens, AL
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Understanding Dementia-Related Behaviors

 July 14

Volunteer Decatur Event
Decatur, AL
5 p.m.- 8 p.m.
Join us at Delano Park for a free evening of fun and info on how to volunteer in your community!

 July 20

Brookshire Health Care
Huntsville, AL
2 p.m.- 3p .m.
Understanding Dementia-Related Behaviors
*Brookshire Staff Training

 July 21 Hartselle Civic Center
Hartselle, AL
8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Hartselle Health Fair
 July 27

Anniston Family Caregiver Conference
Anniston, AL
8 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
2017 Anniston Family Caregiver Conference
Must register at bmedina@alz.org or 800.272.3900

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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