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COVID-19 Update: In the best interest of our constituents, volunteers and staff, we are not offering in-person programs at this time. Instead, we are offering dial-in and virtual conferencing options. Please contact us at helplinegmc@alz.org or via our 24/7 Helpline at 800.272.3900 with questions.

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 jbarnas@alz.org 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.

Learn more and purchase at alz.org