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Consumer Education

The Alzheimer’s Association offers a variety of Education Programs to increase knowledge and to support those facing Alzheimer's disease.  Programs available to attend in person that are currently scheduled in the Greater New Jersey area are listed below and detailed in the Calendar here.  All Educational Programs are FREE, but Registration is REQUIRED. Save your place today by calling 800.272.3900 or emailing Sharon Jarnette.  Click on the Flyer Code below for additional details.

As part of our continuing Education efforts, we are looking for volunteers to become Support Group Facilitators to lead the expansion of awareness in all our communities.  Support Group Facilitator Training sessions are being scheduled and dates, times and locations can be viewed here.   Please email Nicolette Vasco or call her at 800.272.3900 to Register or with questions.

Friday, September 15,
2017
7:30 am – 5:45 pm

Seminar by the Shore:
One Day Educational Program
for Family and
Professional Caregivers

Stockton Seaview Hotel &
Golf Club

401 S. New York Road
Galloway,
NJ 08205

THANK YOU!
to all the participants,
supporters and sponsors

Wednesday, September 20, 2017
6:00pm –7:00 pm

Know the 10 Signs:
Early Detection Matters

Lacey Library
10 E. Lacey Road
Forked River,
NJ 08731

KTTS_17SEP20

Tuesday, September 26, 2017
5:30pm –7:00 pm
Dinner will be provided
at 5:00pm

Understanding and Responding to
Dementia-Related Behavior:

Effective Ways to Detect and Connect

CareOne Hamilton
1660 Whitehorse Hamilton
Square Road
Hamilton Township,
NJ 08690

BEHME_17SEPT26

Wednesday, September 27, 2017
6:00pm –7:30 pm

Understanding and Responding to
Dementia-Related Behavior:

Effective Ways to Detect and Connect

Upper Shores Library
112 Jersey City Avenue
Lavallette,
NJ 08735

COMME_17SEP27

Tuesday, October 3, 2017
2:00pm –4:00 pm

The Basics:
Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease

Holy Name Community
2 Morris Road
Ringwood,
NJ 07456

MLTB_17OCT03

Wednesday, October 4, 2017
11:00am –12:30 pm

Understanding and Responding to
Dementia-Related Behavior:

Effective Ways to Detect and Connect

Freehold Senior Center
116 Jackson Mills Road
Freehold,
NJ 07728

BEHMO_17OCT04

Wednesday, October 4, 2017
6:00pm –7:00 pm

The Basics:
Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease

Sussex County Main Library
125 Morris Turnpike
Newton,
NJ 07860

MLTB_17OCT04

Thursday, October 5, 2017
2:00pm –3:30 pm

The Basics:
Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease

Hamilton Senior Center
409 Cypress Lane
Trenton,
NJ 08619

MLTBME_17OCT05

Sunday,
October 8, 2017
1:00pm –2:30 pm 

Know the 10 Signs:
Early Detection Matters 

Calvary Baptist Church
10 Martin Luther King Blvd
Morristown,
NJ 07960 

KTTS_17OCT08 

Tuesday, October 10, 2017
10:00am –11:30 am

Understanding and Responding to
Dementia-Related Behavior:

Effective Ways to Detect and Connect

Laurelton Village Care
Center

475 Jack Martin Blvd.
Brick,
NJ 08724

BEHOC_17OCT10

Tuesday, October 10, 2017
11:00am –1:00 pm

Effective Communication Strategies:
Connect and Communicate in Meaningful Ways

Division of Multi-Service
Programs on Aging
Township of Woodbridge
Dept. of Health & Human Svcs
.
400 Inman Avenue
Colonia, NJ 07067

COMMI_17OCT10

Tuesday, October 10, 2017
6:00pm –7:30 pm

The Basics:
Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease

Neptune Library
35 Neptune Blvd
Neptune City,
NJ 07753

MLTBMO_17OCT10

Wednesday, October 11, 2017
6:30pm –8:00 pm

Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body:
Tips for Optimizing Physical and Cognitive Health

Hightstown Library
114 Franklin Street
Hightstown,
NJ 08520

HHME_17OCT11

Friday,
October 13, 2017
12:00pm –1:30 pm 

Dementia Conversations:
Driving, Doctor Visits, Legal & Financial Planning

New Jersey State Library
185 W. State Street
Trenton,
NJ 08625

CONVME17OCT13

Wednesday, October 18, 2017
10:00am –11:30 am

Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body:
Tips for Optimizing Physical and Cognitive Health

Chelsea at East Brunswick
606 Cranbury Road
East Brunswick,
NJ 08816

HHMI_17OCT18

Wednesday, October 18, 2017
6:00pm –7:30 pm

The Basics:
Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease

Lacey Library
10 E. Lacey Road
Forked River,
NJ 08731

MTLBOC_17OCT18

Sunday, October 22, 2017
2:00pm –2:00 pm

The Basics:
Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease

Eatontown Public Library
33 Broad Street
Eatontown,
NJ 07724

MLTBMO_17OCT22

Tuesday, October 24, 2017
10:00am –11:30am

Understanding and Responding to
Dementia-Related Behavior:

Effective Ways to Detect and Connect

Shorrock Gardens Care Center
75 Old Toms River Road,
Brick,
NJ 08723

BEHME_17OCT24

Tuesday, October 24, 2017
7:00pm –8:30 pm

The Basics:
Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease

Stonebridge at Montgomery
100 Hollinshead Spring Road
Skillman,
NJ 08558

MLTBSO_17OCT24

Wednesday, October 25, 2017
10:00am –11:30am

The Basics:
Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease

Long Beach Island Library
217 S. Central Avenue
Surf City,
NJ 08008

MLTBOC_17OCT25

Wednesday, October 25, 2017
6:00pm –8:00 pm

Understanding and Responding to
Dementia-Related Behavior:

Effective Ways to Detect and Connect

Brandywine Pennington
143 Franklin Avenue
Pennington, NJ 08534

BEHME_17OCT25

Wednesday, November 1, 2017
7:00pm– 8:30 pm

The Basics:
Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease

Robbinsville Library
42 Robbinsville Allentown Road
Robbinsville,
NJ 08691

MCTBME_17NOV1

Tuesday, November 7, 2017
9:30am –11:30 am

Legal & Financial Planning:
What You Need to Know to Plan for the Future

Laurelton Village Care
Center

475 Jack Martin Blvd.
Brick,
NJ 08724

LEGOC_17NOV07

Wednesday, November 8, 2017
2:00pm– 3:30 pm

Know the 10 Signs:
Early Detection Matters

Johnson Public Library
214 Main Street
(GPS: 275 Moore St)
Hackensack,
NJ 07601

KTTSBR_17NOV08

Thursday, November 16, 2017
9:30am –11:00 am

The Basics:
Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease

Hunterdon County Senior
Center
5 Gauntt Place
Flemington,
NJ 08822

MLTBHN_17NOV16

Wednesday, November 29, 2017
6:00pm– 8:00 pm

Understanding and Responding to
Dementia-Related Behavior:

Effective Ways to Detect and Connect

Lacey Library
10 E. Lacey Road
Forked River,
NJ 08731

BEHOC_17NOV29

Thursday, November 30, 2017
2:00pm– 3:30 pm

The Basics:
Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease

Montclair Library
50 S. Fullerton Avenue
Montclair,
NJ 07042

MLTB_17NOV30

Sunday, December 3, 2017
1:30pm– 4:30 pm

Living with Alzheimer’s:
For the Early Stage
Caregiver

Middletown Library
55 New Monmouth Road
Middletown,
NJ 07748

LWAEMO_17DEC03

Tuesday, December 5, 2017
1:30pm– 3:00 pm

Understanding and Responding to
Dementia-Related Behavior:

Effective Ways to Detect and Connect

CareOne East Brunswick
599 Cranbury Road
East Brunswick,
NJ 08816

BEHMI_17DEC05

Wednesday, December
13, 2017
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Dementia Conversations:
Driving, Doctor Visits, Legal & Financial Planning

Lacey Library
10 E. Lacey Road
Forked River,
NJ 08731

CONVOC_17DEC13

Tuesday, December 19,
2017
6:00 pm – 8:45 pm

Legal & Financial Planning:
What You Need to Know to Plan for the Future

West Windsor Library
333 N. Post Road
Princeton Junction,
NJ 08550

LEGME_17DEC19

Wednesday, December 20,
2017
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Effective Communication Strategies:
Connect and Communicate in Meaningful Ways

Essex Library
61 Scotch Road
Ewing Township,
NJ 08628

COMME_17DEC20

Wednesday, January 17,
2018
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Effective Communication Strategies:
Connect and Communicate in Meaningful Ways

Lacey Library
10 E. Lacey Road
Forked River,
NJ 08731

COMOC_18JAN17

Wednesday, February 21,
2018
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body:
Tips for Optimizing Physical and Cognitive Health

Lacey Library
10 E. Lacey Road
Forked River,
NJ 08731

HHOC_18FEB21

Program Curriculum

Many additional classes are available through the Alzheimer's Association Training and Education Center online and are available 24/7.  To review the full range of topics covered in the online Center, and the topics to be presented locally, please click on the link above.


 

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