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Educating Michigan About Alzheimer's and Other Dementia

The Alzheimer’s Association Michigan Chapter can help you get the information you need about memory loss and dementia. Our virtual, dial-in and in-person education programs take place throughout the state of Michigan.

A list of upcoming education programs is below. Click the links to register, or call our 24/7 Helpline at 800.272.3900. Please email us at with questions, or call our Helpline.

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Educational Programs

The following are a list of regularly offered programs. Check out the link above for a schedule of virtual or in-person opportunities.

Take advantage of anytime online learning through our prerecorded educational programs by clicking on the program names below: 

10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer's
Recognize common warning signs of Alzheimer's and learn what symptoms to look for in yourself and others. 

Approaching Alzheimer's: First Responder Training: This online course will help prepare you to respond to common calls involving a person with dementia. 

Dementia Conversations: Driving, Doctor Visits, Legal & Financial Planning
Learn to have honest and caring conversations about common concerns when someone begins to show signs of dementia.

Effective Communication StrategiesLearn to decode the verbal and behavioral messages delivered by someone with dementia, and identify strategies to help you connect and communicate at each stage of the disease.

Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body: Tips from the Latest ResearchJoin us to learn about the latest research providing insights into how to make lifestyle choices that may help you keep your brain and body healthy as you age, and use hands-on tools to help you incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging.

Living with Alzheimer's: For Caregivers - Early StageIn this first session of a three-part series, hear from those directly affected and learn what you can do to cope with the changes that come with an early-stage diagnosis.

Living with Alzheimer's: For Caregivers - Middle Stage: In this second session of a three-part series, hear caregivers and professionals discuss helpful strategies to provide safe, effective and comfortable care in the middle stage of Alzheimer’s.

Living with Alzheimer's: For Caregivers - Late StageIn this final session of a three-part series, hear from caregivers and professionals about resources, monitoring care and providing meaningful connection for the person with late-stage Alzheimer’s and their families.

Living with Alzheimer's: For People with Alzheimer's: Learn what you need to know, what you need to plan, and what you can do as you navigate this chapter of your life.

Living with Alzheimer's: For Younger-Onset Alzheimer'sHear from those directly affected and learn what you need to know, what you need to plan, and what you can do to ease the impact throughout the course of the disease.

Managing Money: A Caregiver's Guide to Finances: Learn about the costs of caregiving and the benefits of early financial and legal planning.

Understanding Alzheimer's and DementiaLearn about the difference between Alzheimer's and dementia, stages, risk factors and more. Closed Captioning (CC) available.

Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related BehaviorsLearn to about some of the common triggers for behaviors associated with dementia, how to assess the person’s needs, and how to intervene effectively.

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