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NEW! Featured Webinars

Can't get to one of our classes in person? Get access to a selection of our classes, now offered online! We are working to add even more classes, so check back soon!

Conversations about Dementia
Learn helpful tips to guide you in having difficult conversations with family members, including going to the doctor, deciding when to stop driving, and making legal and financial plans.

Compassionate Communication: Connecting with a Person with Alzheimer’s
Communication is more than the ability to exchange words—it is the ability to connect with someone. This program will provide strategies on improving overall communication skills in connecting with memory-impaired individuals.

Help & Hope in Alzheimer's Science and Care
In recent years we have entered a period of tremendous advances in Alzheimer research, encompassing genetic risk factors for Alzheimer's, imaging studies to identify Alzheimer's in the living brain, blood tests and other biomarkers that may one day be used to diagnose Alzheimer's, how our lifestyle influences our risk of Alzheimer's as we age, and more.

Responding to Challenging Behaviors: Successful Strategies and Interventions

Basics of Alzheimer's and Dementia for LGBT Care Partners
Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias are not a normal part of aging. This webinar provides an overview about dementia and LGBT caregiving concerns. The featured speaker is David Troxel.

Coming Soon!

  • Información Básica de la enfermedad de Alzheimer, Demencia y Cambios en Memoria
  • Responding to Difficult Behaviors: Successful Strategies and Interventions

Be sure to visit our YouTube Channel for:

  • Archive Conference Presentations
  • Interviews with Prominent Researchers
  • Stories from Caregivers and those living with Early Stage Alzheimer’s
  • And more!

Additional Webinars

Know the 10 Signs: Early Detection Matters
The workshop addresses the ten warning signs of Alzheimer’s disease. Learn what is involved in getting a diagnosis, risks associated with Alzheimer’s, and the benefits of early detection.

The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease
Learn about the differences between normal aging and dementia, the basics of Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders, the diagnostic process, and management of the disease. Learn about resources offered by the Alzheimer’s Association, keys for planning for the future, and how family members and caregivers can help the person with dementia.

Legal Planning & 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.

Living with Alzheimer’s (3-part workshop)
Workshops available for people with Alzheimer’s, caregivers caring for a loved one in early, middle or late stage, or for those interested in learning more about younger-onset Alzheimer’s,

When someone is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, friends and family have many questions.What does the diagnosis mean? What kinds of plans need to be made? What resources are available to help? As the disease progresses, new questions reflect growing needs for skills, programs and services. Living with Alzheimer’s for Caregivers is a series of education programs that provide answers to the questions that arise in the early, middle and late stages of the disease.Hear from those directly affected and learn what you need to know, what you need to plan and what you can do at each point along the way. This program will cover information for caregivers of people with Early-stage, Middle-stage, or Late-stage Alzheimer’s disease.

Topics covered will include:

  • Developing a care team
  • Legal and financial planning
  • Coping strategies
  • Care and treatment options
  • Communicating and connecting
  • Maximizing Independence

CARES Online Education

Developed for family members or friends caring for a loved one with memory loss or dementia, the CARES approach offers many practical, person-centered strategies to common caregiving concerns.

Visit http://www.hcinteractive.com/DementiaCareFamilies for more information and pricing. Cares is an online, fee-based certification program.


 

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.