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Virtual Caregiver College

When it comes to dementia caregiving, knowledge is power. Join us for a series of interactive educational classes to help you build your caregiver tool kit. Come to one or come to all classes!
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Virtual Brain Bus

This statewide outreach initiative raises awareness about Alzheimer's and related dementias from any computer, tablet or smartphone connected to the internet.

Programs are led by trained dementia experts and will address the benefits of early detection, early diagnosis, brain health, risk reduction, how to receive an accurate diagnosis and the latest advancements in Alzheimer's research. Each session will conclude with a question and answer period.
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Discoveries

Learn about advances in Alzheimer’s and dementia research.
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Think About it

Join us for an educational and supportive event for family caregivers, people with early stage dementia, professionals and the community. Stay tuned for conferences in Spring 2020.
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Community Education Programs



 

Alzheimer's Community Educators

Alzheimer’s Association offers interactive one hour programs to the community. Request an Alzheimer’s Community Educator (ACE) today. Request online here, call 800.272.3900 or email infofgc@alz.org. Each presentation is 60 to 90 minutes.
 

Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body

"Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body: Tips from the Latest Research" is designed for individuals of any age who are looking for information on ways to age as well as possible. 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.
 

Understanding Alzheimer's and Dementia

Alzheimer’s is not normal aging. It’s a disease of the brain that causes problems with memory, thinking and behavior. Join us to learn about: the impact of Alzheimer’s, the difference between Alzheimer’s and dementia, Alzheimer’s disease stages and risk factors, current research and treatments available to address some symptoms, and Alzheimer’s Association resources.
 

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.
The one-hour program covers:
 
  • Typical age-related changes.
  • Common warning signs of Alzheimer’s.
  • How to approach someone about memory concerns.
  • Early detection, the benefits of a diagnosis and the diagnostic process.
  • Alzheimer’s Association resources.