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Complete description of education programs

Available in-person and online, our education programs feature information on topics including the signs of Alzheimer's disease, diagnosis, communication, living with Alzheimer's and caregiving techniques.

Family Education
Programs related to caring for individuals with dementia including managing challenging behaviors, understanding symptoms, and legal and financial planning.

Community Education
Programs designed to promote awareness about brain health and the basics of dementia. Chapter staff and volunteers are available for free presentations to community groups, schools, churches, civic and religious organizations.

Volunteer and Professional Speakers Bureau

If you are interested in a presentation at your place of employment or organization, click here.

Online education

Visit our Training and Education Center to learn more about Alzheimer's disease, caregiving, healthy living and planning for the future. Examples of available courses include Know the 10 Signs, Effective Communication Strategies, Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body, Legal and Financial Planning, and the Living with Alzheimer's series for caregivers in each stage and for people with Alzheimer's.

Virtual Library
The Virtual Library is an extension of the Alzheimer's Association Green-Field Library. Search the online catalog, view resources chosen by experts, email our librarian questions and learn how to borrow materials.

Professional Education & Training
Developed for professional care providers of individuals living with dementia, Alzheimer's Association essentiALZ® is an online dementia care certification program that provides recognition for knowledge of quality dementia care practices.

Browse here or call 800.272.3900

Local Community & Family Education

Fall Education Rack Card

Register Here for Fall education programs or call 800.272.3900

Clark County

Effective Communication & Dementia-Related Behaviors

December 3 | 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Springfield Library | 201 S. Fountain Ave. | Springfield, OH

Miami County
The Confident Caregiver:  A Three-part Series

Troy Library | 419 W. Main St., Troy, OH
· Understanding Alzheimer’s | October 9 | 6:00-7:00 p.m.

· Communication & Behaviors | October 16 | 6:00-7:30 p.m.

· Legal & Financial Planning | October 23 | 6:00-7:00 p.m.   
Attend one, two or all three sessions.

Dementia Conversations
October 30 | 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Tipp City Library | 11 E. Main St. | Tipp City, OH

Montgomery County
The Confident Caregiver:  A Three-part Series

Northwest Branch Library | 2410 Philadelphia Dr. | Dayton
· Understanding Alzheimer’s | November 7 | 6:30-7:30 pm

· Communication & Behaviors | November 12 | 6:30-8:00 pm

· Legal & Financial Planning | November 19 | 6:30-7:30 pm         Attend one, two or all three sessions.

Understanding Alzheimer’s & Dementia

November 13 | 1:00– 2:00 p.m.
Years Ahead Center | 6661 Clyo Rd. | Centerville , OH

Preble County
The 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease

November 4 | 1:00-2:00 p.m.
Eaton Branch Library | 301 N. Barron St. | Eaton, OH


Description of Education Programs

Understanding Alzheimer’s & Dementia 

Get information about detection, causes and risk factors, stages of the disease, treatment, and much more.

Dementia Conversations 

Conversations with family about dementia can be challenging and uncomfortable. This workshop offers tips on how to have honest and caring conversations with family members about topics like when to stop driving, going to the doctor, and making legal and financial plans.

Effective Communication

As people with dementia progress in their journey, caregivers need new ways to connect. This program will identify strategies to help you connect and communicate at each stage of the disease.

Healthy Living for Brain & Body 

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.

The 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s

If you or someone you know is experiencing memory loss or behavioral changes, it’s time to learn the facts. Early detection gives you a chance to begin drug therapy, enroll in clinical studies, and plan for the future.

Legal and Financial Planning

This workshop is for anyone who would like to know more about the legal and
financial issues to consider when you or someone you know is affected by Alzheimer’s or dementia.

Dementia-Related Behaviors

Learn to decode behavioral messages, identify common behavior triggers, and get strategies to help intervene with some of the most common behavioral challenges of Alzheimer’s disease.

Living with Alzheimer’s: For Caregivers

When someone is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, friends and family have many questions.  As the disease progresses, new questions
reflect changing needs.  This three-part series addresses issues that arise in the early, middle and late stages of the disease. 

Professional Education

For information about professional education, call Rebecca Hall at 937.610.7013.

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