We offer numerous educational programs for families and individuals facing Alzheimer’s and community members as well. For more information or to schedule a presentation, contact Krista Scheel, Program Director, at 414.479.8800 or 800.272.3900.
We offer education programs in the following categories:
Introductory Education Programs: for anyone who wants to learn about Alzheimer's disease, dementia and brain health. This includes friends, family members, persons with dementia and healthcare professionals.
For individuals with MCI, early-stage Alzheimer's disease and related dementias: for individuals and their care partners currently living with MCI, early-stage Alzheimer's or early-stage related dementia.
Workshops and Training Programs for Family Caregivers: for family members of those with Alzheimer's disease and related forms of dementia. These classes are more intensive and are intended to increase knowledge about dementia and provide caregiving tools and skills.
Click on any of the categories above to get course descriptions and to view or download the Education Calendars.
Savvy Caregiver (for family caregivers)
Based on research by experts in caregiving techniques, this course provides clinical-level training for family caregivers, and goes beyond introductory education programs. Savvy Caregiver training is specifically designed for family caregivers. If you are a paid professional, please view the offerings on our Professional Education Calendar. If you are interested in being added to our contact list for future Savvy Caregiver classes, please contact Krista Scheel at 414.479.8800, 800.272.3900 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
View the course description here.
Download and view current Savvy Caregiver schedule here.
SPARK! Cultural Programming for People with Memory Loss and Their Caregivers
Hands-on art activities! Art conversations! Dance! Movement! Guided by trained docents and volunteers, varied programming at all museums participating in the SPARK! program creates atmospheres that are both welcoming and inspiring! Attendees overwhelmingly report soaring spirits and eagerness to return!
Register online now for the Alzheimer’s Association’s Wisconsin Network Conference on Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias, May 1-3, 2016, at the Kalahari Resort Convention Center in Wisconsin Dells! For more information on workshops, keynote speakers, and the exhibit fair visit the conference website. Registration deadline is April 15, 2016.
A series of presentations about brain health, caregiver well being, and Alzheimer's disease designed for business and workplace settings.
Learn more about this innovative program.