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.
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.
2016 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.
Summer Caregiver Seminar With speaker Jolene Brackey, author of Creating Moments of Joy
Southlake, Wednesday, August 10 Hudson Oaks, Thursday, August 11
Fall Caregiver Seminar
Fort Worth, Friday, November 11
Mapping the Journey
Mapping the Journey, is a four part introduction to caring for someone with dementia, begins on Wednesday, April 6, 2016, at the North Richland Hills Library.
Family Caregiver Education Series
The free Family Caregiver Education Series in Waco is designed to provide caregivers with the knowledge and practical skills to better meet the challenges of caring for a loved one with dementia.
Alzheimer's Association staff will travel to speak to your group of 20 or more. Contact Brianna Strong at firstname.lastname@example.org or 817-336-4949.
Learn from peers who are facing similar issues by joining a Support Group..
Professional Training for special dementia care programs for healthcare providers.
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.
The Basics of Alzheimer's
This program provides information on detection, causes and risk factors, stages of the disease, treatment, and much more. There is no fee, but registration is encouraged. The program is July 12 at 10:30 a.m. located in Teague, TX at 8th Ave. Baptist Church (201 S. 8th Ave, Teague, TX 75860). To register, please call 1.800.272.3900. J.W. Fitzgerald will be hosting the event.