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Tiffany Cloud-Mann, Vice President of Programs, discusses the difference between Alzheimer's and Dementia in above video.


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

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.

Registration is requested. To register or for more information contact Tiffany Cloud-Mann or call 800.272.3900.

June 8

12 p.m.

Healthy Habits for
a Healthier You

 Perry County
Senior Center
215 E. Main St.
Linden, TN

June 12  12 p.m.

 General discussion at
Support Group

 St. Clair
325 St. Clair St.
Murfreesboro

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/Responding to Dementia-Related Behaviors.

The following webinars will be available this month on Healthy Habits for a Healthier You.
The first is on: June 4 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. CST
For more dates or to register please see here.

We will be at the following health fairs this month:
June 20- Volunteerism Health Fair
               TN Association of Realtors

 

Early Stage Services

Making Memories Together- Early Stage Support Group
June 24: Join us for a guided tour around the gardens and lunch. 
             Cheekwood Botancial Gardens
             11 a.m.- 1 p.m.
             1200 Forrest Park Dr. Nashville

July 31 Join us for a guided tour, an exciting art class and lunch.
            Frist Center for the Visual Arts
            10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
            919 Broadway Nashville

 

Memory Cafe
June 15  2 p.m.
St. Clair Senior Center
325 St. Clair St. Murfreesboro

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

Events

 


Highland Rim Area

Presentations

 June 9

 9 a.m.- 3  p.m.

Virtual Dementia Tour
presented by Senior Helpers
The Basics of Alzheimer's
&
Healthy Habits for a Healthier You

 Autumn Oaks
Manchester, TN

June 15

12 p.m.

Healthy Habits for a Healthier You

Manchester Senior Citizens
Manchester, TN

 June 17

  10 a.m.

 The Basics of Alzheimer's

 Manchester Recreation Complex
Manchester,  TN

 June 30

 12 p.m.

 Virtual Dementia Tour with Gentiva Health & Morning Pointe of Tullahoma
Effective Communication
Lunch provided

Morning Pointe of Tullahoma  

Call 800.272.3900 or contact Teka Moten for more information.

If you are a part of a group that would like to have someone come to speak, please contact us.

Throughout the month we will be offering 1 hour webinars focusing on Healthy Habits for a Healthier You. The first takes place on June 4 at 12 p.m. To register and for more sessions click here.

 

Early Stage Services

 

June 24
10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Behavioral Healthcare Center- Columbia, TN
Early Stage Activities

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.

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.
Please contact Teka Moten for more information at 800.272.3900.

Volunteer Presenter Training
South Central programs are training volunteers to do our common program plans around Middle Tennessee.
If you are interested in becoming an Alzheimer's Association volunteer presenter, please send a letter of interest to Teka Moten.

Events

Thank you to everyone who attended our 20th annual Tullahoma Caregiver Conference!


Northeast Tennessee

Presentations

Call 800.272.3900 or contact Tabitha Ebbert for more information.

 

Early Stage Support Group
2nd & 4th Friday 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Health Resource Annex at Johnson City Mall. The Annex is located at the back of the mall between the Belk women's store and the Belk home store. Enter from Parking Lot #17 and look for green awning.

Support Group Facilitator Training
If you are interested in facilitating a support group in your area please send a letter of interest to tebbert@alz.org.

Volunteer Presenter Training
Northeast Tennessee and Virginia programs are gearing up to train volunteers to do our common programs plans around the area. If interested send a letter of interest to tebbert@alz.org


 


West Tennessee

Presentations

Call 800.272.3900 or contact Miriam Clay for more information.

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.

Events

Jackson Caregiver Conference - details coming soon.

Dyersburg Caregiver Conference - details coming soon.


Southeast Tennessee

Presentations

 June  26

 10 a.m.

 Coffee with Kodsi

 Regency House
2062 Hamill Road
Hixson 37343
RSVP 423.870.0050

 June 30

 10 a.m.

 Healthy Habits for a Healthier You

 McMinn County Etowah Senior Center
435 Cooper St.
Etowah 37331
Call 423.263.1209

 July 8

 9 a.m.

 Healthy Habits for a Healthier You

 McMinn Senior
Activity Center
205 McMinn Ave.
Athens 37371
More info: 423.745.6830

 July 9

 10:30 a.m.

 Healthy Habits for a Healthier You

 Soddy Daisy Senior Center
190 Depot Street
Soddy Daisy 37379
RSVP 423.332.1702

 July 16

 10 a.m.

 Healthy Habits for a Healthier You

 Whitwell Senior Center
900 North Main St.
Suite 2
Whitwell, 37397
RSVP to 423.658.5000

 July 22

 11 a.m.

 All About Alzheimer's
Healthy Habits for a Healthier You

 Alexian Grove
100 Asbury Oak Lane
Chattanooga 37419
RSVP to 423.825.5557

 July 23

 11:30 a.m.

 Financial Planning: The Future is NOW!
Featuring Norm Sabin of Sabin and Associates

 The Lantern of Chattanooga
7620 Shallowford Road
Chattanooga 37421
RSVP to 423.551.4190

 July 23

 6 p.m.

 Family Night at Life Care Center of Copper Basin

 Life Care Center of Copper Basin
Ducktown, TN 37326
RSVP to 423.496.3245

 July 29

 10 a.m.

 Healthy Habits for a Healthier You

 Bradley/Cleveland Senior Activity Center
230 Urbane Road
Cleveland, TN 37320
RSVP to 423.559.2171

 July 30

 10 a.m.

 Healthy Habits for a Healthier You

 Eastgate Senior
Activity Center
5600 Brainerd Road
Suite C-10
Chattanooga, 374211
RSVP to 423.855.9444

We will participate as a vendor at the following health fairs.
Medical Center Pharmacy
Cleveland Tennessee
June 18

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.

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.


Huntsville 

Presentations

 June 2

 10 a.m.

 Conversations about Dementia

 Latham United
Methodist Church
109 Weatherly Rd. SE
Huntsville 35083

June 2

12 p.m. 

Basics of Alzheimer's Disease

Kiwanis Meeting
Redstone Federal
Credit Union
220 Wynn Dr. NW
Huntsville 35893

June 3   

11:30 a.m.

Identifying Elder Abuse & Neglect with Brandy Mason (Home Instead)
Lunch provided

Alzheimer's    Association
117A Longwood Dr.
Huntsville 38501

June 9

10 a.m.

Basics of Alzheimer's 

Huntsville Marriot
5 Tranquility Base
Huntsville 35805

June 12

3:30 p.m.

Healthy Habits for a Healthier You 

Bessie K. Russell Branch
Huntsville Public Library
3011 Sparkman Dr. NW
Huntsville 35810

 June 12  9:15 a.m.

 Healthy Habits for a Healthier You

 Southeast Family YMCA
1000 Weatherly Road SW
Huntsville 35803 

 June 17

 10 a.m.

 Behaviors & Communication

 Home Instead Senior Care
2725 Rainbow Dr. Suite #2
Rainbow City

 June 18  11:30 a.m.

 Healthy Habits for a Healthier You

 Corporate  University
109 Governors Dr.
Huntsville 35801

 June 18

 6 p.m.

 Behavior & Communication

 Hospice of the Valley
240 Johnston St.
Decatur 35601

Check out all of our brown bag lunch presentations for 2015. Print a copy here.

Call 800.272.3900 or contact Brandi Medina for more information.

We will be attending the following health fairs

June 11
10-11 a.m.
Caregiver College Conference at Madison County DHR
2206 Oakwood Ave. Huntsville 35810
Behaviors and Communication & Member of Discussion Panel at Caring for the Caregiver

 

Memory Boosters - Forming now!
A new 6 week support group session for those in the early stages of Alzheimer's or other memory disorders. Call 800.272.3900 to register

Every Tuesday 
10-11:30 a.m.
Huntsville Hub 600 South Blvd. Ste 104

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

Trainings

 

Support Group Facilitator Training
June 10: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Alzheimer's Association office
117A Longwood Drive Huntsville
Focus counties include Madison, Morgan, Limestone, Marshall and Jackson

TBA for Gadsden AL
Counties: Etowah, Calhoun, Blount, St. Clair, Dekalb and Cherokee

We are training volunteers to start new support groups throughout our 11 county service area. Please call Brandi Medina at 800.272.3900 if interested.

Events

Save the date: Hartselle Health Fair
Sparkman Civic Center
406 Nance Ford Road SW
Hartselle, AL 35640

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