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Educational Classes

Orientations are listed here. Support Groups here.
All classes are FREE unless otherwise noted.

South Hampton Roads

We serve the cities of Chesapeake, Norfolk, Portsmouth, and Virginia Beach. We rotate our educational series between the cities. Programs are free to family caregivers. Contact us at or 800.272.3900


We serve Hampton, James City County, Newport News, Poquoson, Williamsburg, and York County. Contact Douglas Panto at to get on the list so you're the first to know about the next class on the Peninsula.

Eastern Shore

We serve Accomack and Northampton counties. Contact us at or 800.272.3900 to get on the list so you're the first to know about the next class on the Eastern Shore.

South Central

We serve the following counties: Brunswick, Charlotte, Halifax, Lunenburg, Mecklenburg, Nottaway, Prince George. Contact us at or 800.272.3900

Western Tidewater

We serve the following counties in Western Tidewater: Emporia, Franklin, Greensville, Isle of Wight, Southampton, Suffolk, Sussex. Contact us at or 800.272.3900

Updated 06/15/2015

Living With Alzheimer's: For Early Stage Caregivers
St. Luke's United Methodist Church, 300 Ella Taylor Rd. Yorktown

Oct. 15 - 5:30 pm Part one - Introduction - Basics of Alzheimer's & Dementia 
Nov. 19 - 5:30 pm Part Two - Where to find help - Community Resources
Dec. 17 - 5:30 pm Part Three - Legal, Financial and Safety concerns

Please register online here
or by calling the church office 757.898.3017
Download the training flyer here.

Do you provide care for someone with dementia or Alzheimer's?

The Alzheimer’s Association® essentiALZ® certification program is a convenient way for individuals to be recognized for learning quality dementia care practices. The essentiALZ training and certification program recognizes professional caregivers (as well as family and friends who provide unpaid care) for learning quality dementia care practices. Find out more information.

Lunch & Learn

Every 3RD Thursday of each month 12 - 1:00 pm at the Norfolk Office, Suite 210
Bring a sandwich, we provide the chips, drink & cookies

Join us each month as we watch DVD’s on relevant topics for caregivers.
Please - caregivers only for these meetings.
Call for reservations. 1-800-272-3900
See out Facebook events page for updates and topics each month.

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