We have many resources available to support individuals and families facing Alzheimer's and dementia:
- 24/7 Helpline: The Alzheimer’s Association 24/7 Helpline (800.272.3900) is available around the clock, 365 days a year. Through this free service, specialists and master’s-level clinicians offer confidential support and information to people living with the disease, caregivers, families and the public.
- ALZ Connected: Powered by the Alzheimer's Association®, is a free online community for everyone affected by Alzheimer's or another dementia, including: people with the disease, caregivers, family members, friends and individuals who have lost someone to Alzheimer's.
Community Education Webinars
September and October 2020
Call our 24/7 Helpline to register at 1.800.272.3900
10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s
Alzheimer’s and other dementias cause changes in memory, thinking and behavior that interfere with daily life. Join us to learn about 10 common warning signs and what to watch for in yourself and others.
COVID-19 and Caregiving
Caring for someone living with dementia during the COVID-19 pandemic adds unique challenges for caregivers. This program provides simple tips caregivers can put in place whether the person living with dementia lives at home, in a residential facility, or care providers are coming into the home.
Learn tips on how to have honest and caring conversations with your family members about issues relating to Alzheimer's and dementia such as: going to the doctor, deciding when to stop driving and making legal and financial plans.
Effective Communication Strategies
Join us to explore how communication changes when someone is living with Alzheimer’s, learn how to interpret the verbal and behavioral communication, and identify strategies to help you connect and communicate at each stage of the disease.
Healthy Living for your Brain and Body
For centuries, we've known that the health of the brain and the body are connected. But now, science is able to provide insights into how to make lifestyle choices that may help you keep your brain and body healthy as you age. Join us to learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement, and use hands-on tools to help you incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging.
Legal and Financial Planning
Legal and Financial planning, as early in the disease as possible, are of paramount importance for those who have dementia and their families, this class will provide practical information on topics such as strategies for making a long term plan of care, how to find legal and financial assistance, government programs that can help pay for care and tax deductions and credits. Please note: this presentation is appropriate for the person with early stage memory loss and for family caregivers.
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 2-part series, you’ll hear from caregivers and professionals about resources, monitoring care and providing meaningful connection for the person with late-stage Alzheimer’s and their families.
Living with Alzheimer’s: For Caregivers—Middle Stage
In the middle stage of Alzheimer’s disease, those who were care partners now become hands-on caregivers. Join us for this 3-part series and hear caregivers and professionals discuss helpful strategies to provide safe, effective and comfortable care in the middle stage of Alzheimer’s.
Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related Behavior
Join us to learn to decode behavioral messages, identify common triggers, and learn strategies to help manage some of the most common behavioral challenges of Alzheimer’s disease.