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We are committed to helping professionals improve their knowledge and skills, build stronger teams and deliver better care. Our training and education programs are geared toward professionals working in both community-based and residential care settings, including activity professionals, administrators, nurses, occupational therapists, direct care workers, physical therapists, social workers and staff trainers.

Caring for People with Alzheimer's Disease: A Habilitation Training Curriculum

For professionals who train direct care staff

The newly revised Habilitation Curriculum is a train the trainer model created to prepare participants, already familiar with Alzheimer’s and dementia care, to train direct staff in a wide array of care settings. The 7-hour training teaches the 13-hour curriculum in best Habilitation Therapy practices. Modules include a Power point presentation, discussion activities, lecture and demonstration, roleplay and group work.

Contact Jean Barnas at or 248.996.1033 for pricing and to learn more.

Person-Centered Dementia Care Training Program and essentiALZ® Exam

The Alzheimer’s Association Person-Centered Dementia Care Training Program — developed with evidence from the Dementia Care Practice Recommendations — educates professional care workers on current evidence-based, person-centered practices to care for individuals living with dementia. This three-hour online training program is self-paced and features videos and interactive activities.

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