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Education Classes

The Alzheimer's Association provides educational speakers to community groups, religious groups and businesses. To schedule a speaker for your next meeting, please contact the Alzheimer's Association of Greater Dallas at 214-540-2400.

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Family Caregiver Classes

Free of charge
These specially designed classes provide family caregivers with information, guidance and training to assist them in caring for a person with Alzheimer’s disease.

Topics covered include:

  • Overview of Alzheimer's Disease
  • Meeting Daily Challenges
  • Communication
  • Safety
  • Managing Difficult Behavior
  • Caring for the Caregiver

Know the 10 Signs: Early Detection Matters

Free of Charge
Learn the warning signs that may be symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia. Understand the importance of visiting your doctor early to rule out treatable conditions that may be the cause of these symptoms. Early diagnosis helps with planning, treatment, the opportunity to participate in clinical trials and access to support from the Alzheimer’s Association

The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia & Alzheimer’s

Free of Charge
What are the differences between Alzheimer’s, other dementias and normal memory loss due to aging? This is a good overview for those who have concerns about memory loss or have had a diagnosis of dementia, as well as for those who want information about Alzheimer’s disease. Learn about the Alzheimer’s disease process, and the programs offered by the Greater Dallas Chapter for both the person with Alzheimer’s and the caregiver.

Changing Gears for Those Diagnosed with Younger Onset/Early Stage Alzheimer's

Free of Charge
The Alzheimer's Association is offering a new educational and support program called Changing Gears for individuals with younger onset/early-stage dementia and their spouses. Click here for more information or call 1.800.272.3900.

Dementia Conversations

Free of Charge
This program is designed to help you talk with your entire family, including the person with signs of dementia, about some challenging and often uncomfortable topics related to Alzheimer's and dementia.

Effective Communication Strategies

Free of Charge
The Effective Communication Strategies program is designed to provide practical information and resources to help dementia caregivers learn to decode verbal and behavioral messages from people with dementia.

Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related Behavior

Free of Charge
The Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related Behavior program of the Alzheimer's Association was designed to provide practical information and resources to help dementia caregivers learn to decipher behaviors and determine how to best respond.

Healthy Habits for a Healthier You

Free of Charge
The Healthy Habits for a Healthier You program of the Alzheimer's Association is designed to provided current research and practical information on ways to get well.

Living with Alzheimer's

Free of Charge
The following classes from our Living with Alzheimer's Curriculum are available individually or as an ongoing series:

  • Living with Alzheimer's: For Younger-Onset Alzheimer's
  • Living with Alzheimer's: For People with Alzheimer's
  • Living with Alzheimer's: For Caregivers
  • Living with Alzheimer's: For Care Partners-Early Stage
  • Living with Alzheimer's: For Caregivers-Middle Stage
  • Living with Alzheimer's: For Caregivers-Late Stage

Legal and Financial

Free of Charge
This program is designed to help person in the early stage of dementia, their care partners and family members understand the legal and financial issues that may impact them, how to make legal and financial decisions, and ways to put legal and financial plans in place.

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