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The Alzheimer’s Association Hudson Valley Chapter offers a variety of free educational programs to the community. To register, call 800.272.3900 or click the links below. 

Current programs

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.  Advancing the Science: The Latest in Alzheimer's and Dementia Research
In this program, you'll learn risk factors, the landscape of dementia science, and advances in clinical trials, treatments and lifestyle interventions.

Caregiver Café
The bimonthly Caregiver Café offers resources and the opportunity to connect with others, share tips on managing stress, and learn about dementia and Alzheimer's. This program provided by a grant from the NYS Department of Health, OFA, CCE/Caregiver Resource Center Program and the Alzheimer's Association. The Caregiver Resource Center is a co‐partnered program between Cornell Cooperative Extension and Office for the Aging of Sullivan County and is supported by a grant from the NYS Office for the Aging’s Caregiver Program. Effective Communication Strategies
In this program, you'll learn about communication changes that can happen when a person has Alzheimer's and how to navigate them and connect during each stage of the disease.​

Empowered Caregiver Program
In this program, you'll understand the key aspects of caregiving which include learning how dementia changes relationships over time, the benefit of person-centered care approaches, how to create a supportive care team and managing caregiver stress. Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body
Join us to learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement, and how to incorporate these tips into a plan for healthy aging.  Managing Money: A Caregiver's Guide to Finances
Join us to learn tips for managing someone else's finances, how to prepare for future care costs and the benefits of early planning.

Navigating Men's Health: The Toolbox for Staying Strong and Healthy
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 
Join us to learn the difference between Alzheimer's and dementia, stages and risk factors of Alzheimer's, current treatments, and available resources.
Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related Behaviors
Learn how to understand behavior changes, identify common behavior triggers and respond to some of the most common behavioral challenges of Alzheimer’s disease. 

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Many programs are available anytime online on the Alzheimer’s Association training webpage.