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Educational programs for those facing Alzheimer's disease


We offer several educational programs for people diagnosed with Alzheimer's as well as their families and members of the community. Most of the below programs are free of charge. For more information about the below programs, please call 210.822.6449.


The Stress Busting Program
is for family caregivers of a loved one with dementia. The program will teach stress management techniques and relaxation/coping strategies.

More Info on the Stress Busting Program for Caregivers


The Telephone Caregiver Support Group
is for caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.  The purpose is to reach those caregivers who could benefit from a support group, yet find it difficult to travel to a meeting site. 

More Info on the Telephone Support Group


COMING SOON

2015 Alzheimer's Educational Symposiums 

Upcoming education program: Friday, February 27, 2015, in Kerrville (location to be determined)

Stay tuned for details on educational opportunities in Kerrville as well as Brownsville and San Antonio during 2015. For more information on these events, please call 210.822.6449 or email mperez@alz.org.


ONGOING PROGRAMS

Living with Alzheimer's for Caregivers Series
Designed to provide caregivers with the knowledge, tools and strategies needed to cope with the unique issues that come with a diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease, this program covers information about younger onset, early stages, middle stages and late stages. See below for information on upcoming sessions.

Tuesday, July 29: Early stages of Alzheimer's disease
The Landing at Stone Oak, 19110 Huebner Rd. in San Antonio
Series will continue through early November with information about the middle and late stages of Alzheimer's disease. 

Wednesday, Aug. 6: Early stages of Alzheimer's disease
Arden Courts, 15290 Huebner Rd. in San Antonio
Series will continue every two weeks through the second week in November. 


Early Stages Support Group
We are currently recruiting for candidates for the Early Stages Support Group, which will provide a safe and supportive environment for peers who are living with Alzheimer's disease or related dementia and are in the early stages of the disease process.  Participants will receive dementia-related education, emotional support and connections with resources so that the group members may enhance their lives in the midst of the disease. RSVP is required. 
 

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Alzheimer's Association

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Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association is the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.