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The Alzheimer’s Association also offers a variety of education programs to increase knowledge and to support those facing Alzheimer's disease. Many of the below classes are available through the Alzheimer's Association Training and Education Center online. For programs taking place on specific dates in New York City, please look under each topic. Advance registration is required.

To stay updated on upcoming education programs in New York City, please sign up here.

CLICK ON THE LINKS BELOW TO FOR INDIVIDUAL PROGRAMS

Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body: Tips from the Latest Research
Join us to learn about the latest research providing insights into how to make lifestyle choices that may help you keep your brain and body healthy as you age, and use hands-on tools to help you incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging.

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at 3 PM-4 PM
Hunts Point Branch, New York Public Library
877 Southern Boulevard, Bronx 10459
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Friday, March 10, 2017 at 2PM-3PM
Soundview Branch, New York Public Library
660 Soundview Avenue, Bronx 10473
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Saturday, March 11, 2017 at 2 PM-3PM
New Dorp Branch, New York Public Library
309 New Dorp Lane, Staten Island 10306
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Monday, March 20, 2017 at 10:30 AM-11:30 AM
East Flatbush Branch, Brooklyn Public Library
9612 Church Avenue, Brooklyn 111212
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Monday, March 27, 2017 at 10:30 AM-11:30 AM
East Flatbush Branch, Brooklyn Public Library
9612 Church Avenue, Brooklyn 111212
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER


Know the 10 Warning Signs: Early Detection Matters
Learn the 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer's disease, hear from people who have the disease, and find out how to recognize the signs in yourself and others.

Monday, February 13, 2017 at 6 PM-7PM
Queens Public Library, Briarwood Branch
85-12 Main Street, Queens, 11435
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at 3 PM-4 PM
Queens Public Library, Forest Hills Branch
108-19 71st Avenue, Queens 11375
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER


Legal and Financial Planning for Alzheimer’s Disease
The diagnosis of Alzheimer’s makes planning for the future more important than ever. Through this program, you will learn about important legal and financial issues, how to put plans in place, and how to access resources near you.


Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related Behavior
Learn to about some of the common triggers for behaviors associated with dementia, how to assess the person’s needs, and how to intervene effectively.


The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer’s
Learn about detection, causes, risk factors, stages and treatment of Alzheimer's disease.


Effective Communication Strategies
Learn to decode the verbal and behavioral messages delivered by someone with dementia, and identify strategies to help you connect and communicate at each stage of the disease.


Dementia Conversations: Driving, Doctor Visits, Legal & Financial Planning
Learn to have honest and caring conversations about common concerns when someone begins to show signs of dementia.


Living with Alzheimer's: For People with Alzheimer's
The diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease is life-changing and leads to many questions. In this three-part program, you will hear from others who have been where you are, and will learn what you need to know to navigate this chapter of your life.


Living with Alzheimer's: For Caregivers - Early Stage
In the early stage of Alzheimer’s disease, families face new questions as they adjust. This three-part program provides practical answers to the questions that arise in the early stage.


Living with Alzheimer's: For Caregivers - Middle Stage
In the middle stage of Alzheimer’s disease, care partners become hands-on caregivers. During this three-part series, you will hear caregivers and professionals discuss helpful strategies to provide safe, effective and comfortable care.


Living with Alzheimer's: For Caregivers - Late Stage
In the late stage of Alzheimer’s disease, caregiving typically involves new ways of connecting and interacting with the person with the disease. In this two-part series, you’ll hear from caregivers and professionals about resources, monitoring care and ways to engage in meaningful connections.


Living with Alzheimer's: For Younger-Onset Alzheimer's
This program offers answers to questions about younger-onset (also known as early-onset) Alzheimer’s disease. Hear from those directly affected and learn how to ease the impact throughout the course of the disease.


 

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