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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.

POSTPONED to
June 7, 2017

Living with Alzheimer’s:
For the Caregiver

SAGE Eldercare
290 Broad Street
Summit,
NJ 07901

The new date is June 7, 2017

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!

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

Living with Alzheimer’s:
For the Caregiver

SAGE Eldercare
290 Broad Street
Summit,
NJ 07901

LWAEUN_17JUN07

Thursday,
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

Friday,
June 9, 2017
7:00pm – 8:30pm

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

United Methodist Church of Cranbury
21 North Main Street
Cranbury,
NJ 08512

MLTB_17JUN09

Tuesday,
June 13, 2017
10:00am – 11:30am

Living with Alzheimer’s:
For the Early Stage Caregiver

CareOne at Morris County Assisted Living
200 Mazdabrook Road
Parsippany,
NJ 07054

LWAEMR_17JUN13

Tuesday,
June 13, 2017
7:00pm – 8:30pm

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

North County Clinton Library
65 Halstead Street
Clinton,
NJ 08809 

MLTB_17JUN13

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

Tuesday,
June 20, 2017
5:30pm – 6:30pm

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

Morristown Medical Center, Outpatient Medicine
435 South Street
3rd Floor Conference Room
Morristown,
NJ 07960

CONVMR_17JUNE20

Wednesday,
June 21, 2017
6:00pm – 7:30pm

Understanding and Responding to
Dementia-Related Behavior:

Effective Ways to Detect and Connect

Twin Rivers Library
276 Abbington Drive
East Windsor,
NJ 08520

BEHM_17JUN21

Tuesday,
June 27, 2017
6:00pm – 7:00pm

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

Manville Library
100 S. 10th Avenue
Manville,
NJ 08835

MLTB_17JUN27

Wednesday,
June 28, 2017
1:00pm – 2:30pm

Effective Communication Strategies:
Connect and Communicate in Meaningful Ways

Jackson Library
2 Jackson Drive
Jackson,
NJ 08527

COMME_17JUN28

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

Friday,
June 30, 2017
7:00pm – 8:30pm

Understanding and Responding to
Dementia-Related Behavior:

Effective Ways to Detect and Connect

United Methodist Church of Cranbury
21 North Main Street
Cranbury,
NJ 08512

COMME_17JUN30

Tuesday,
August 1, 2017
6:00pm – 7:00pm

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

Morris County Library
30 Hanover Avenue
Whippany,
NJ 07981

MLTB_17AUG01

Wednesday,
August 2, 2017
1:00pm – 2:30pm

Understanding and Responding to
Dementia-Related Behavior:

Effective Ways to Detect and Connect

Waretown Library
112 Main Street
Waretown,
NJ 08758

COMME_17AUG02

 Wednesday,
August 9, 2017
6:00pm – 7:30pm

Living with Alzheimer’s:
For the Early Stage Caregiver

Lakewood Library
301 Lexington Avenue
Lakewood,
NJ 08701

LWAE_17AUG09

Thursday,
August 10, 2017
6:30pm – 7:30pm 

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

Bridgewater Library
1 Vogt Drive
Bridgewater,
NJ 08807

HHMO_17AUG10

Tuesday,
August 15, 2017
5:00pm – 6:30pm

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

Brick Library
301 Chambersbridge Road
Suite 2
Brick,
NJ 08723

CONV_17AUG15

Wednesday,
August 16, 2017
7:00pm – 8:00pm

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

Hazlet Library
251 Middle Road
Hazlet'
NJ 07730

HHMO_17AUG16

Wednesday,
August 23, 2017
6:00pm – 7:00pm

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

Hopewell Library
245 Pennington Titusville Road
Pennington,
NJ 08534

MLTB_17AUG23

Wednesday,
August 29, 2017
6:00pm – 7:30pm

Living with Alzheimer’s:
For the Middle Stage Caregiver

Berkeley Library
30 Station Road
Bayville,
NJ 08721

LWAMS_17AUG29

Wednesday,
August 30, 2017
6:00pm – 7:30pm

Effective Communication Strategies:
Connect and Communicate in Meaningful Ways

South Brunswick Library
10 Kingston Lane
Monmouth Junction,
NJ08852

COMME_17AUG30

Wednesday, September 6, 2017
1:30pm –3:00 pm

Living with Alzheimer’s:
For the Late Stage Caregiver

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

LWALS_17SEP06

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, 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

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

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

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 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

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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