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Programs and Services Calendar

(Living With Alzheimer's: Coping and Caring education series for caregivers, New Early Stage and Early Onset Support Groups, 10 Warning Signs presentations, Conferences and Workshops, Arts Fusion programs)


Living with Alzheimer's Disease: Coping and Caring

This program series is for persons diagnosed with early stage Alzheimer's and related dementias, as well as for caregivers, family and friends.

A Living with Alzheimer's Disease: Coping and Caring workshops are held over our entire chapter region.

Need more information, contact Annie Marrs at (434) 973-6122 ext.105 or email amarrs@alz.org.

Living with Alzheimer's - Caregiver Series Documents (PDFs)

Tips for Early Stage Caregivers

Tips for Middle Stage Caregivers

Tips for Late Stage Caregivers

Speakers Bureau

The Central and Western Virginia Chapter Speakers Bureau trains volunteers who are available to provide presentations on Alzheimer's disease and the Alzheimer's Association to audiences including senior centers, community organizations, clubs, churches, and schools.

If you would like to request a speaker or need further information or if you would like to become a member of the Speakers Bureau, contact:

Ellen Phipps, Vice President Programs and Services:
(434) 973-6122, ext. 103 or e-mail: ephipps@alz.org

For more information

please contact:

Ellen Phipps, Vice President Programs and Services:
(434) 973-6122, ext. 103 or e-mail: ephipps@alz.org

Connections: A Complete Activities Guide for Persons Diagnosed with Dementia

Connections has been designed to help caregivers structure the day and modify the environment in order to provide an opportunity for engagement in life for their family members. It provides the necessary tools and strategies for an enhanced Caregiver / Care-receiver relationship. To learn more about Connections or to order a copy, please click here.

Educational Programs Available to You

All programs are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted. To view or download our complete calendar of programs, workshops and conferences please click on the links to the program calendar above.

If you are not finding what you are looking for please contact the office nearest to you.

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