Giving Tuesday
Home | News | Events | Press | Contact  

About UseNewsletterMessage BoardsAction CenterAdvocateWalk to End Alzheimer’sShopDonate

Find your chapter:

search by state

In My Community

Weekly e-news

We will not share your information.

I Have Alzheimer's
Text Size controlsNormal font sizeMedium font sizeLarge font size

I Have Alzheimer's

The Alzheimer's Assciation hosts a number of events throughout the year for individuals with early-stage Alzheimer's or a related dementia and their care partners. From educational to social, these events not only provide an opportunity to learn more about the disease, but help individuals with Alzheimer's stay active and socially connected. For more information call, 800.272.3900 or email at

Living with Alzheimer's Education Series

The Living with Alzheimer's Program is a resource to assist people living in the early stages of Alzheimer's to remain mentally and socially active post-diagnosis. The program is for newly diagnosed patients, their caregivers and family members.  An RSVP for the program is required by calling 800.272.3900 and a brief consultation will be conducted prior to entrance in the program. At the conclusion of the three workshops, participants have the opportunity to become involved in Early Stage Engagement Groups in their local communities, which will feature a variety of group-selected social activities.

May 8 - Living with Alzheimer's: Understanding the Basics
May 15 - Living with Alzheimer's: Resource Building
May 22 - Living with Alzheimer's: Dealing with Changes
For more information, contact or 800.272.3900

June 23 and June 30 - Living with Alzheimer's: For Persons in the Early Stages of Alzheimer's & Their Care Partners
This is a two part series with the Marshall University School of Medicine.

July 10 - Living with Alzheimer's: For Middle Stage Caregivers, sponsored by Cabell Huntington Hospital. Register online here

Check back for upcoming dates.

Early Stage Alzheimer's Social Group Meetings

These events are for individuals in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease and their care partners. Join us for a snack, cup of coffee, and open conversation.

For more information call us, 800.272.3900 or email:

Charleston Area

Pot Luck Lunch
May 22, Noon


Parkersburg Area

Coffee Hour
Second Monday of Every Month, 10:30 a.m.

Experience the Arts

Experience the Arts is a six session program for persons in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease and their care partners.

For more information and to RSVP, call 800.272.3900. A brief consultation is required to RSVP.

April 10 - West Virginia Symphony Orchestra rehearsal of Boheme to Broadway.

April 12 - Tic-Tac-Toe. Music by Franz Joseph Haydn, Alfred Schnittke and Dmitri Shostakovich performed by members of the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra.

April 22 - Join area musicians for appetizers and conversation.

April 25 - Square Dance Demo & Lesson from Dancers' Choice Square Dance Club.

April 29 - West Virginia Symphony Orchestra rehearsal of Timeless Tchaikovsky.

May 28 - Technology Demonstration from creative industry professionals.

Thank you to Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation and West Virginia Symphony Orchestra for making these programs possible.


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.