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We believe that knowledge is power and offer free education workshops online and throughout the community. Learn about the signs, symptoms, causes, risk factors, diagnosis, treatment, care strategies, and resources for  individuals impacted by Alzheimer's disease or dementia.


INTRODUCTORY WORKSHOPS

Know the 10 Signs
Separate myth from reality and address commonly-held fears about Alzheimer’s disease. Find out how to recognize the signs, learn the benefits of early detection, and discover resources to help.

The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia, and Alzheimer’s
Comprehensive overview of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease that includes information on diagnosis, progression, treatment, resources and support.

Healthy Living for your Brain and 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 tips into a plan for healthy aging.


Upcoming Special Programs

Classes at Jefferson City Area YMCA - In partnership with SSM Health

Class: Healthy Living for Your Brain & Body
Date/Time: Tuesday, October 17 @ 2 p.m.

To RSVP, call 1.844.SSM.WELL (1.844.776.9355)



Check back for special programs!

 For other upcoming classes visit our Education Calendar!


 


ONLINE EDUCATION

Classes Offered

  • Introductory Workshops
  • Legal & Financial
  • Living with Alzheimer's
  • Effective Communication Strategies
  • ...And More!

Visit E-Learning to get started.


REQUEST A WORKSHOP FOR YOUR COMMUNITY

Bring education to your community by scheduling a workshop with one of our Community Educators. To submit a request, please click the button to the right and fill out the form.


COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS

The Alzheimer's Association recognizes that communities have varying needs and access to services. Part of our mission is to provide and enhance care and support for all affected by dementia. In order to find out each area's needs, we host Community Conversations.

Find an upcoming Community Conversation near you >>


Early Memory Loss Class

The Alzheimer's Association offers a 4-part class for people with mild/early stage memory loss, Alzheimer’s disease or dementia of any other type and for their family/friends.

Learn More >>


GATEWAY REGION YMCA EDUCATION PROGRAMS

Classes offered at area branches will be our three Introductory Workshops.

Learn More >>


ST. LOUIS COUNTY LIBRARY EDUCATION PROGRAMS

The Alzheimer's Association is proud to partner with the St. Louis County Library to host educational and informative programs about Alzheimer's and memory loss.

Learn More >>


 


 

Alzheimer's Association

Our vision: A world without Alzheimer's disease®.
Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.