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Arkansas Chapter Education Programs

The Alzheimer’s Association offers a variety of education programs to increase knowledge and to support those facing the disease. Many of the below classes are available through the Alzheimer's Association Training and Education Center online.    

For programs currently taking place in Arkansas

Please download our program guide or visit the Community Resource Finder.   

Program Descriptions  

The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease

Conversations About Dementia

Know the 10 Signs: Early Detection Matters

Legal and Financial Planning for Alzheimer's Disease

Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related Behavior

Healthy Living for your Brain and Body: Tips from the Latest Research

Effective Communication Strategies

Living with Alzheimer's Series

To request a class or presentation at your place of worship, senior center, or community group please call 800.272.3900.

The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer’s
Learn about detection, causes, risk factors, stages and treatment of Alzheimer's disease.  This program is designed to help you understand the difference between normal age-related memory changes and more serious memory problems that should be evaluated by a medical professional. To reserve your spot call 800.272.3900. Learn online by clicking here.

Conversations About Dementia
This program will offer helpful tips to assist families with difficult conversations related to dementia, including going to the doctor, deciding when to stop driving, and making legal and financial plans. To reserve your spot call 800.272.3900. Learn online by clicking here.

Know the 10 Signs: Early Detection Matters
Learn the 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer's disease, hear from people who have the disease, and find out how to recognize the signs in yourself and others. To reserve your spot call 800.272.3900. Learn online by clicking here.

Legal and Financial Planning for Alzheimer’s Disease
The diagnosis of Alzheimer’s makes planning for the future more important than ever. Through this interactive two-part program, you will learn about important legal and financial issues, how to put plans in place, and how to access resources near you. To reserve your spot call 800.272.3900. Learn online by clicking here.

Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related Behavior
Learn to decode behavioral messages, identify common behavior triggers, and learn strategies to help intervene with some of the most common behavioral challenges of Alzheimer’s disease. To reserve your spot call 800.272.3900. Learn online by clicking here.

Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body: Tips from the Latest Research
Learn how to develop habits for living a healthy lifestyle.  Studies have shown that proper brain and heart health can contribute to the possible risk reduction of diseases and can ultimately lead to a longer and healthier life. To reserve your spot call 800.272.3900. Learn online by clicking here.

Effective Communication Strategies
Join us to explore how communication takes place when someone has Alzheimer’s, learn to decode the verbal and behavioral messages delivered by someone with dementia, and identify strategies to help you connect and communicate at each stage of the disease. To reserve your spot call 800.272.3900. Learn online by clicking here.

Living with Alzheimer's: For People with Alzheimer's
The diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease is life-changing and leads to many questions. In this three-part program, you will hear from others who have been where you are, and will learn what you need to know to navigate this chapter of your life. To reserve your spot call 800.272.3900. Learn online by clicking here.

Living with Alzheimer's: For Caregivers - Early Stage
In the early stage of Alzheimer’s disease, families face new questions as they adjust. This three-part program provides practical answers to the questions that arise in the early stage. To reserve your spot call 800.272.3900. Learn online by clicking here.

Living with Alzheimer's: For Caregivers - Middle Stage
In the middle stage of Alzheimer’s disease, care partners become hands-on caregivers. During this three-part series, you will hear caregivers and professionals discuss helpful strategies to provide safe, effective and comfortable care. To reserve your spot call 800.272.3900. Learn online by clicking here.

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 two-part series, you’ll hear from caregivers and professionals about resources, monitoring care and ways to engage in meaningful connections. To reserve your spot call 800.272.3900. Learn online by clicking here.

Living with Alzheimer's: For Younger-Onset Alzheimer's
This program offers answers to questions about younger-onset (also known as early-onset) Alzheimer’s disease. Hear from those directly affected and learn how to ease the impact throughout the course of the disease. To reserve your spot call 800.272.3900. Learn online by clicking here.


 

Alzheimer's Association

Our vision: A world without Alzheimer's disease®.
Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.