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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,
April 21, 2017
6:00pm-7:00pm

Know the 10 Signs:
Early Detection Matters

Morganville United Methodist Church
215 Conover Road
Morganville,
NJ 07751

KTTSMO_17APR21

Wednesday,
April 26, 2017
6:30pm-8:00pm

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

Cranbury Library
23 N. Main Street
Cranbury,
NJ 08512

HHMI_17APR26

Saturday,
April 29, 2017
11:00am-12:30pm

Effective Communication Strategies:
Connect and Communicate in Meaningful Ways

Arden Courts
18 Eden Lane
Whippany,
NJ 07981

COMMR_17APR29

Tuesday,
May 2, 2017
7:00pm – 8:30pm

Understanding and Responding to
Dementia-Related Behavior:

Effective Ways to Detect and Connect

Clifton Memorial Library
292 Paget Avenue
Clifton,
NJ 07011

BEHPS_17MAY02

Thursday,
May 4, 2017
6:00pm – 7:30pm

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

Brandywine Pennington
143 West Franklin Avenue
Pendleton,
NJ 08534

DCME_17MAY04

Wednesday,
May 10, 2017
7:00pm – 8:30pm

Living with Alzheimer’s:
For the Caregiver

SAGE Eldercare
290 Broad Street
Summit,
NJ 07901

LWAEUN_17MAY10

Wednesday,
May 17, 2017
6:30pm – 8:00pm

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

Ocean County Library
Lacey Branch
10 East Lacey Road
Forked River,
NJ 08731

MLTBOC_17MAY17

Wednesday,
May 24, 2017
7:00pm – 8:30pm

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

Middletown Library
55 New Monmouth Road
Middletown,
NJ 07748

HHMO_17MAY24

Wednesday,
May 30, 2017
6:30pm – 7:30pm

Effective Communication Strategies:
Connect and Communicate in Meaningful Ways

Point Pleasant Beach Library
710 McLean Avenue
Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742

COMOC_17MAY30

Thursday,
May 31, 2017
6:30pm – 7:30pm

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

Ewing Library
61 Scotch Road
Ewing Township,
NJ 08628

MLTBME_17MAY31

Thursday,
June 1, 2017
6:30pm – 7:30pm

Know the 10 Signs:
Early Detection Matters

Hightstown Memorial Branch Library
114 Franklin Street
Hightstown,
NJ 08520

KTTSME_17JUN01

Monday,
June 5, 2017

Annual New Jersey Dementia Conference:
Dementia Education, Networking and Information

For Information and Sponsorship please contact  kristina.prendergast@alz.org or call 800.272.3900 today. 

The Westin
Princeton Forrestal Village,
201 Village Blvd
Princeton,
NJ 08540

This year's featured speaker is
Alireza Atri, M.D., Ph.D.,
internationally renowned cognitive neurologist, educator and neuroscientist.

Register Online
HERE!

Tuesday,
June 8, 2017
7:00pm – 8:30pm

Know the 10 Signs:
Early Detection Matters

Metuchen Public Library
480 Middlesex Avenue
Metuchen,
NJ 08840

KTTSMI_17JUNE08

Wednesday,
June 14, 2017
7:00pm – 8:30pm

Effective Communication Strategies:
Connect and Communicate in Meaningful Ways

Hickory Corner Branch Library
138 Hickory Corner Road
East Windsor,
NJ 08520

COMME_17JUNE14

Thursday,
June 15, 2017
6:00pm – 7:00pm

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

Edison Clara Barton Library
141 Hoover Avenue
Edison,
NJ 08837

MLTBMI_17JUNE15

Saturday,
June 17, 2017
2:00pm – 3:30pm

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

Metuchen Public Library
480 Middlesex Avenue
Metuchen,
NJ 08840

LEGMI_17JUNE17

Wednesday,
June 28, 2017
6:30pm – 8:00pm

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

Upper Shores Library
112 Jersey City Avenue
Lavallette,
NJ 08735

MLTBOC_17JUNE28

Wednesday, September 13, 2017
7:00pm –8:30 pm

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

Pt. Pleasant Boro Branch, Ocean County Library
834 Beaver Dam Road
Pt. Pleasant,
NJ 08742

MLTBOC_17SEPT13

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

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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