We offer educational programs for families and individuals facing Alzheimer’s, as well as community members and healthcare professionals. Programs range from basic introductory material to in-depth multi-part sessions and brain healthy information. We also offer resources -- publications and videos that can be helpful to those facing Alzheimer's disease.
Family and caregiver programs for people with Alzheimer's disease are free of charge.
View our Education Programs for people living with mild Alzheimer's disease or a memory disorder
View our Family Caregiver Education Programs
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Education Programs for people living with mild Alzheimer's disease or a memory disorder Power + Purpose The Alzheimer's Association is working towards effective treatments and someday a cure. Our vision is a world without Alzheimer's — until that day we want to help you. To get started, discover Alz Meet Ups happening near you, attend an education program, create your plan with an expert or get involved with the cause by visiting alztoday.org. Coping With Early Memory Loss Younger-Onset Alzheimer’s: What You Should Know
Our Power+Purpose Program is for people living with mild memory loss. While you are facing what may be the biggest challenge of your life, we want to help you live your best life. Research has clearly shown that staying active is the most powerful way to manage your disease.
If you have recently received a medical diagnosis of Mild Cognitive Impairment, Vascular Dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, Fronto-temporal dementia or other related disorders, this 2-hour class can help provide a greater understanding of your diagnosis and treatment and offer effective coping strategies.
If you have recently been diagnosed with Younger Onset Alzheimer’s disease, you are not alone. There are many ways to stay active and engaged in your own community and through the Alzheimer’s Association. Join us for answers to the questions you are likely having regarding your diagnosis and to meet other individuals who have been similarly impacted. Learn what you need to know, how to plan ahead, and what you can do to ease the impact throughout the disease process.
Power + Purpose
The Alzheimer's Association is working towards effective treatments and someday a cure. Our vision is a world without Alzheimer's — until that day we want to help you.
To get started, discover Alz Meet Ups happening near you, attend an education program, create your plan with an expert or get involved with the cause by visiting alztoday.org.
Coping With Early Memory Loss
Younger-Onset Alzheimer’s: What You Should Know
Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related Behavior
Effective Communication Strategies
Legal & Financial
Living with Alzheimer’s: For Caregivers – Middle-Stage
Living with Alzheimer’s: For Caregivers – Late-Stage
Essential Skills for Family Caregivers series
This three part series provides education and practical guidance and tools to those caring for someone with dementia. Please join us to learn strategies for improved daily life, managing challenges associated with dementia, and increasing coping skills.
1. It Starts with Communication
2. Understanding Behaviors
3. Safety at Home
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Know the 10 Signs: Early Detection Matters
The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease
Healthy Living for Your Brain & Body: Tips From the Latest Research
The Alzheimer’s Association is the trusted source of education, information and training about Alzheimer’s disease. We are leaders in creating programs for professionals working with people with Alzheimer’s disease and their families. Learn from those who are experts in the field.We want you to have the tools you need for dementia diagnosis, care and treatment —call us today to learn more about our programs. Offerings may change—call for the most up-to-date information.
Our training and education programs are geared to professionals working in both community-based and residential care settings. Our programs and meetings have been attended by activity professionals, administrators, nurses, occupational therapists, physical therapists, social workers and staff trainers. Some of our programs offer CECs.
Other education resources
The Alzheimer’s Association offers dozens of fact sheets and brochures. Click here for an alphabetical listing.
Many of our brochures and booklets are available to order by mail. Please contact us at 800.272.3900 to place an order.
Recommended reading lists for individuals and families as well as for professionals:
Click here to download our Recommended Reading List for Individuals and Families
Click here to download our Recommended Reading List for Professionals