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Focus on families and the community facing Alzheimer’s

 

Education Programs

The Alzheimer’s Association 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 currently taking place in the South Central Wisconsin area, please look under each class.


Know the 10 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.


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

Wednesday, January 21, 2015, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Vantage Place West: 7818 Big Sky Drive, Suite 109, Madison, WI 53719  


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

Wednesday, December 17, 2014, 6-7 p.m.
Vantage Place West: 7818 Big Sky Drive, Suite 109, Madison, WI 53719


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.

Wednesday, January 7, 2015, 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Madison Senior Center: 330 W Mifflin St. in Madison

Wednesday, January 14, 2015, 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Madison Senior Center: 330 W Mifflin St. in Madison


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.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015, 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Madison Senior Center: 330 W Mifflin St. in Madison

Wednesday, January 28, 2015, 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Madison Senior Center: 330 W Mifflin St. in Madison


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.

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 , 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Madison Senior Center: 330 W Mifflin St. in Madison


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.


For more information about educational opportunities, contact Bonnie Nutt at 608.203.8500.

 

Alzheimer's Association

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