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Our Chapter offers a variety of educational classes and workshops about Alzheimer's disease and other dementias designed for specific audiences, including the general public.

If you would like to arrange for a training or presentation in your community, please call the Chapter Education Department at 800.848.7097, ext. 249 or email education@alzwa.org.

Please visit our Chapter Calendar to view Chapter-sponsored presentations and classes, and to learn about health fairs and conferences in your community.

For Persons with Memory Loss

If you are in the Early Stages of Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia or if you are experiencing changes in your memory, our Early Stage Memory Loss Programs are for you.  We offer education, support, and social engagement programs as well as an annual forum.

For Family Caregivers

Class offerings for family caregivers cover topics such as: the basics of Alzheimer's disease, communication challenges, behavior management, Alzheimer's treatments and research updates, planning for the future and resources and accessing help. Classes are interactive and allow plenty of time for questions and answers. Most classes are free of charge and require advance registration to attend.

For Caregiving and Health Care Professionals

Our affordable workshops are based on best practices and the evidence-based Quality Dementia Care Practice Recommendations developed by the national office of the Alzheimer’s Association.  All trainings are based on the latest research findings and are continually updated through the resources of the Alzheimer’s Association.  Workshops are interactive and provide practical tips and tools.  Continuing education hours and certificates are available.

For Community Groups and Businesses

The Chapter also offers classes and presentations to community groups, civic groups, businesses and other non-profits who would like to hear about Alzheimer's disease and dementia, research, caregiving, policy issues, brain health and advocacy.

For First Responders, Law Enforcement, Firefighters, Paramedics, Search and Rescue and TSA

The Alzheimer's Association has developed a training program designed to give first responders information that will make it easier for you to do your job quickly and effectively. Through this training, we provide you with high-quality content that was developed by a cross-functional team from the Alzheimer's Association national office, local chapters and members of the first responder community.


 

Join or start a team today.

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