We offer several educational programs for families and individuals facing Alzheimer’s, as well as community members. These programs are free of charge.
Call the Alzheimer's Association, West Virginia Chapter to schedule a Community Workshop in your community! Call 800.272.3900.
The Basics of Alzheimer's
This program takes information on Alzheimer's disease into your workplace, community group or organization. We cover topics ranging from the basics of the disease, current research to cargiving tips.
What's New In Research
This presentation gives participants an overview on the latest in Alzheimer's and dementia research. Topics include the latest in diagnosis, treatments and brain health & wellness.
Learn methods and techniques to handle caregiver stress in this unique workshop that can be tailored to your needs. Whether you are a caregiver or employer, this workshop will help you cope.
Partnering With Your Doctor
If you would like to assist us in planning a Partnering With Your Doctor workshop in your community to help families plan for and make the most of their time with their loved ones' doctors.
The process of evaluating an choosing a nursing home for your loved one with Alzheimer's disease can be confusing. Our tool, Choosing a Nursing Home: What to Look For, What to Ask can guide you through many of the questions you may have or may need to ask when visiting facilities. You can also visit the West Virginia Health Care Association's website, http://www.wvhca.org/ for more information on selecting a long term facility.
Check our Newsletter or call 800.272.3900 to find a Community Workshop near you!
The Alzheimer's Association presents monthly free caregiver workshops about Alzheimer's disease and how to cope with the various aspects of the disease. These workshops are held every month at each office at noon. For more information about a Lunch & Learn near you call 800.272.3900.