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Knowledge can be empowering. The Alzheimer's Association offers many education programs designed to help the person with dementia, family members and professional care providers gain the knowledge and skills needed to enhance quality of life.


The Alzheimer's Association has a variety of education programs, from "The Basics" to more specialized presentations on dementia care. For a list of upcoming events, visit the Calendar of education programs.   

Spring Symposium

The Alzheimer's Association Spring Symposium is the area’s premier source for up to date, relevant information about Alzheimer’s disease and related forms of dementia. The event features a full day of presentations by professionals whose expertise bears on practical and legal concerns related to dementia care. Attendees also have the opportunity to meet with representatives from businesses and non-profit organizations who provide services for families and professionals who care for someone with dementia.

2017 Caregiver Seminars

Alzheimer's care begins with the caregivers, whether family member or professional, at home or in a care facility.  Alzheimer's Association Caregiver Seminars help family members and health care professionals better understand the challenges of caring for someone with dementia and give caregivers the tools to put basic dementia care concepts into practice and solve common problems.  

Caregiver Seminar - Waco
"Progress and Hope in Alzheimer's Care"
Friday, February 3, 2017  

African American Caregiver Seminar - Fort Worth
"Self-Care is Choosing Life"
Saturday, February 18, 2017

Community Outreach

Alzheimer's Association staff will travel to speak to your group of 20 or more. Contact Shelly Young at shelly.young@alz.orgor 817-336-4949.

Support Groups

Learn from peers who are facing similar issues by joining a Support Group..

Professional Training

Professional Training for special dementia care programs for healthcare providers.

24/7 Helpline

You don't have to wait for a scheduled education program to get answers to your questions. Call the 24/7 Helpline at 1-800-272-3900 any time of day or night to speak to a knowledgeable and caring person.







Alzheimer's Association

Our vision: A world without Alzheimer's disease®.
Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association is the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.