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Class Offerings

We offer a variety of classes to family caregivers, those living with Alzheimer’s and other dementias, professionals and the general public. Visit our Events and Education Calendar to view upcoming presentations. Classes include:

  • The Basics (a general overview of dementia and Alzheimer's disease)
  • Know the 10 Signs
  • Effective Communication Strategies
  • Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related Behavior
  • Healthy Living for your Brain and Body: Tips from the Latest Research
  • Dementia Conversations
  • Legal and Financial Planning for Alzheimer's Disease
  • Living with Alzheimer's: For Caregivers
    • Early Stage Alzheimer's disease
    • Middle Stage Alzheimer's disease
    • Late Stage Alzheimer's disease
  • Living with Alzheimer's: For People with Alzheimer's
  • Living with Alzheimer's: Younger-Onset

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Set-Up a Class

We are pleased to offer educational classes to groups of all sizes and ages. Target audiences include, but are not limited to:

  • Community groups
  • Corporations
  • School groups of all ages
  • Civic groups
  • Faith community groups
  • Skilled nursing facilities, assisted living facilities, independent living, senior homes, etc.

To schedule a class or for more information, including class fees, contact Katie Roberg, Program Services Specialist at 952.767.7568 or kroberg@alz.org.

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Get the Facts Education Series

This FREE series is designed for anyone concerned about dementia. Upcoming series include:

Brainerd, MN
Meets every Tuesday, 6:00-7:30 p.m.
First Congregational United Church of Christ
415 Juniper Street
Brainerd, MN 56401

Upcoming class schedule - coming soon!

For more information, contact Jenna Herbig at jherbig@alz.org or 218.722.4335.



Fergus Falls, MN
Meets every Thursday, 6:00-7:30 p.m.
Lakes Country Service Cooperative
1001 E. Mount Faith Ave.
Fergus Falls, MN 56537
Upcoming class schedule - coming soon!

For more information, contact Kendra Lund at klund@alz.org or 218.998.3603.


Lakeville, MN
Meets the first Thursday of the month, 6:30-8:00 p.m.
Hosanna! Church
9600 163rd Street West
Lakeville, MN 55044

Upcoming class schedule  - coming soon!

For more information, contact Katie Roberg, at kroberg@alz.org or 952.767.7568.



Ramsey, MN
Meets the third Tuesday of every month, 6:30-8:00 p.m., March-July 2017
Stoney River Assisted Living and Memory Care
14401 Nowthen Blvd NW
Ramsey, MN 55303

March 21

The Basics: Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias
Katie Roberg BS, CTRS, Program Services Specialist, Alzheimer’s Association

April 18 Know the 10 Signs: The importance of Early Detection
Katie Roberg BS, CTRS, Program Services Specialist, Alzheimer’s Association
May 16

Effective Communication Strategies
Katie Roberg BS, CTRS, Program Services Specialist, Alzheimer’s Association

June 20

Understanding and Responding to Dementia Related Behaviors
Katie Roberg BS, CTRS, Program Services Specialist, Alzheimer’s Association

July 18 Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body: Tips from the Latest Research
Katie Roberg, B.S. CTRS, Program Services Specialist, Alzheimer’s Association


For more information, contact Katie Roberg, at kroberg@alz.org or 952.767.7568.

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