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Education, Support, & Fellowship

Programs For Persons with Memory Loss & Their Care Partners

The Alzheimer’s Association  offers services for persons diagnosed with early stage Alzheimer's disease and their care partners. 

The programs described on this page are currently offered in Lexington and Louisville and provide:

• A safe environment to share experiences and ask questions

• Friendship and an opportunity to talk with others about the experience of memory loss

• Support & Information

• Opportunity to engage in socially and culturally enriching activities with others who are experiencing memory loss.

Call 1-800-272-3900 for more information

Education Series
Our Living with Alzheimer's series begins with a class specifically designed for those needing to know more about the early stages of the disease. This program is followed by a middle and late stage class to help people navigate the journey of Alzheimer's disease.

Lunch Bunch Outings
A quarterly outing for persons with early stage Alzheimer’s disease to maintain social connections. Outings include lunch and a socially and culturally enriching activity.

Memory Café 
The Memory Café provides an informal setting for caregivers and their loved ones with memory problems to socialize and interact with other families and professionals while sharing and creating old and new experiences.

This program is offered in conjunction with the LaRue County Cooperative Extension Service and Health Dept.
- Takes place the second Tuesday of each month at 2pm.
- at the Hodgenville United Methodist Church, 825 Tonieville Rd., Hodgenville, KY
- For more information and to register, call 1-800-272-3900.

Educational materials and expertise are provided by staff from the Sanders-Brown center on Aging & Alzheimer’s Disease Center and the Alzheimer’s Association. 
- Takes place the second Monday of each month from 3pm-5pm
- at the Living Arts & Sciences Center, 362 N. Martin Luther King Blvd., Lexington, KY
- Contact Jackie at (859) 257-8971 for more information or to register.

This program is offered in conjunction with the UofL Nursing Research Program.
- Takes place the last Monday of each month at 2pm
- at the Alzheimer’s Association Office, 6100 Dutchmans Lane, Suite 401, Louisville, KY
- For more information and to register, call 1-800-272-3900.

This program is offered in conjunction with SWIRCA. 
- Takes place the second Tuesday of each month at 2pm
- For more information, call 1-800-272-3900.

Early Stage Support Group Series 
An 8-week program designed to provide information, support and encouragement for persons in early stage Alzheimer’s disease and their care partners. The support groups provide an opportunity to discuss issues and changes related to memory loss and a gathering to share experiences and feelings. 



Early Stage Support Group

465 E. High Street, Suite 200 
Lexington, KY
Call: (859) 266-5283 or
1-800-272-3900 for more information.





Early Stage Support Group

Kaden Towers, Suite 401
6100 Dutchmans Lane 
Louisville, KY
Call: (502) 451-4266 or
1-800-272-3900 for more information.




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