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Alzheimer's doesn't stop and neither do we. We are here to help.

In an effort to ensure the health and safety of those we serve, our programs are being offered online and by phone – including support groups, community education programs and family care consultations.

Community Education

Visit alz.org/crf, call our
Helpline at 1.800.272.3900, or
contact our local Program Specialists to register for any of our virtual Community Education programs.
Megan Benzing:
515.414.8124,
mrbenzing@alz.org

Megan Pedersen:
563.293.8058,
mepedersen@alz.org 

Request a new Community Education program or series for your business or organization HERE.

Find a description of each Community Education program we offer at the bottom of this page.

FALL 2022

**Call our Helpline at 800.272.3900 to register for one of our upcoming education programs** 


Effective Communication Strategies - West Des Moines Public Library - Oct. 3, 7 p.m., contact us to register

Understanding Alzheimer's & Dementia - MorningStar, West Des Moines - Oct. 4, 5 p.m. 

Managing Your Money - Urbandale Senior Recreation Center - Oct. 5, 2:30 p.m., call to register 

Effective Communication Strategies - Sunrise Retirement Community, Sioux City - Oct. 6, 12 p.m.

Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related Behavior - Iowa CareGivers, West Des Moines - Oct. 10, 10:15 a.m., contact us to register

Effective Communication Strategies - Brookstone of Aledo - Oct. 11, 10:15 a.m. & 2 p.m., contact us to register

Effective Communication Strategies - Independence Village of Ankeny - Oct. 11, 6 p.m., contact us to register

Managing Your Money - Horn Memorial Hospital, Ida Grove - Oct. 13, 2 p.m.

10 Warning Signs - Blackhawk Community College, Moline, IL - Oct. 17, 6 p.m., contact us to register

10 Warning Signs - Meadowview of Johnston - Oct. 18, 11:30 a.m., contact us to register

Understanding Alzheimer's & Dementia - Iowa City Public Library (geared towards children and their parents) - Oct. 20, 6 p.m., contact us to register

Managing Your Money - Onawa Support Group - Oct. 20, 1 p.m., contact us to register

Living with Alzheimer's - Early Stage - Horn Memorial Hospital, Ida Grove - Oct. 20, 2 p.m.

Living with Alzheimer's - Early Stage - Harrison County Public Health - Oct. 20, 6 p.m.

Understanding & Responding to Dementia-related Behaviors - Iowa Association of Activity Professionals (IAAP Conference) - Oct. 21, 1 p.m., contact us to register

Understanding Alzheimer's & Dementia - Madrid Home Communities - Oct. 21, 2 p.m., contact us to register

Dementia Conversations - Iowa Bar Association, *virtual* - Oct. 24, 5 p.m., contact us to register

Healthy Living For Your Brain & Body - Atkins Public Library - Oct. 26, 10:30 a.m., contact us to register

Living With Alzheimer's - Middle Stage - Horn Memorial Hospital - Oct. 27, 2 p.m.

Support Groups

If you are interested in attending a support group please click on the link for the individual support group, visit alz.org/crf, call our 24/7 Helpline at 1.800.272.3900 or contact one of our local program specialists to find a group near you:

Megan Benzing: 515.414.8124, mrbenzing@alz.org

Megan Pedersen: 563.293.8058, mepedersen@alz.org
 

OCTOBER 2022

3RD THURSDAY
Virtual Early Stage Support Group - 10 a.m.
*If you or someone you know is interested in joining this group, please reach out to one of our local program specialists (see contact info above). 

1ST SUNDAY
New Hope Assembly of God - Urbandale, IA, 5 p.m.

1ST MONDAY
Homestead of Algona - Algona, IA, 5:30 p.m. (call to register)

1ST TUESDAY
Waverly Health Center - Waverly, IA, 12:30 p.m.

Caregiver Support Group at Lutheran Church of the Resurrection - Marion, IA, 1:30 - 3 p.m.

Eventide Lutheran Home - Denison, IA, 6 p.m.

Gloria Dei - Urbandale, IA, 3 p.m.

Gracewell - Denison, IA - 1:30 p.m.

1ST WEDNESDAY
Caregiver Support Group at The Kensington - Fort Madison, IA, 1 p.m.

Homestead of Algona - Algona, IA, 5:30 p.m.

1ST THURSDAY
Dementia Care Partners' Support Group - Alzheimer's Associaiton Office, Davenport, IA, 10 a.m.

1ST FRIDAY
Kirkendall Public Library  - Ankeny, IA, 1:00 p.m.

2ND MONDAY
Milestones Area Agency on Aging Caregiver Support Group - Davenport, IA, 10:30 a.m.

2ND TUESDAY
First Unitarian Church - Des Moines, IA, 12:30 p.m.

Mercy Cedar Rapids (Caregiver) Cedar Rapids, IA - virtual, 6:45 p.m. 

Mercy Cedar Rapids (Frontotemporal Dementia Caregiver) - Cedar Rapids, IA - virtual, 5:15 p.m.

Southeast Iowa Caregiver Support Group - Burlington, IA, 10:30 a.m.

Myrtue Medical Center - Harlan, IA, 6 p.m.

Senior Star Caregiver Support Group - Senior Star at Elmore Place, Davenport, IA, 6:30 p.m.

Wesley Acres Chamberlain House - Des Moines, IA, 2 p.m.

2ND WEDNESDAY
Kennybrook Village - Grimes, IA, 10:00 a.m.

Jackson County Caregiver Support Group - Clinton Engine Museum, Clinton, IA, 1:30 p.m.

St. John Vianney Caregiver Support Group - Bettendorf, IA, 1 - 3 p.m.

Independence Village of Ankeny - Ankeny, IA, 6 p.m.

Kennybrook Village - Grimes, IA, 10 a.m.

2ND THURSDAY
Clinton County Caregivers Support Group - Lyons Depot, Clinton, IA, 9 a.m. and 6 p.m.
(call to register)

Clinton County Support Group at the Alverno - Clinton, IA, 1:30 - 3 p.m.

Gloria Dei Lewy Body Support Group - Des Moines, IA, 2 p.m. (via Zoom in June and July)

Dementia Care Partner Spouses Support Group at The Keystone Cedars - Cedar Rapids, IA, 3 p.m.

Dementia Care Partner Children of Those Living with Dementia Suport Group at The Keystone Cedars - Cedar Rapids, IA, 4 p.m.

Ankeny Presbyterian Church - Ankeny, IA, 1:30 p.m.

Orange City Area Health System - Orange City, IA, 7-8:30 p.m.

3RD MONDAY
Northridge Village Chapel - Ames, IA - 1 p.m.

Homestead of Algona - Algona, IA, 5:30 p.m. (call to register)

Summit House - Hancock, IA, 5:30 p.m.

Geneseo Alzheimer's and Dementia Care Partners Support Group - Independent Living Building at Allure of Geneseo - Geneseo, IL, 6 p.m.

3RD TUESDAY
Caregiver Support Group at Lutheran Church of the Resurrection - Marion, IA, 1:30 - 3 p.m.

Atlantic, IA - Sweet Joy Shoppe at Cass Health - 10 a.m.

Orange City Area Health System - Orange City, IA, 7 - 8:30 p.m.

Via Health Services - West Des Moines, IA, 5 p.m. 

3RD WEDNESDAY
The Bridges of Ankeny - Ankeny, IA, 6:30 pm
*This support group offers a virtual and in-person option*

Carroll Library - Carroll, IA, 1:30 p.m.

Mason City Kentucky Ridge - Mason City, IA, 6 p.m.

Independence Caregiver Support Group - Independence Public Library - Independence, IA, 6 p.m.

Anamosa Caregiver Support Group - Anamosa Public Library, Anamosa, IA, 4:30 p.m.

3RD THURSDAY
Clinton County Caregivers Support Group - Lyons Depot, Clinton, IA, 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. (call to register)


Evelyn K. Davis Center - Des Moines, IA, 6:00 p.m.

Council Bluffs Library - Council Bluffs, IA, 6 p.m.

Waterloo Caregiver Support Group - Friendship Village, 1 p.m. 

Horn Memorial Hospital, Conference Room 3 - Ida Grove, IA, 1 - 2:30 p.m.

Independence Village of Ankeny - Ankeny, IA, 6 p.m.

Northcrest - Ames, IA, 4 p.m.

St. Patricks Church - Council Bluffs, IA, 6 p.m.

3RD FRIDAY
MercyOne Centerville Caregiver Support Group - Centerville, IA, 9 a.m.

4TH TUESDAY
Sunrise Retirement Community - The Pointe - Sioux City, IA, 2 p.m. 

Hansen House - Harlan, IA, 10 a.m.

Glenwood Chamber - Glenwood, IA, 12 p.m.

4TH THURSDAY
Dementia Care Partner Support Group - Ridgecrest Village - Davenport, IA, 5:30 p.m.

LAST TUESDAY
Quad Cities Memory Circle at the Bettendorf Public Library (Social Engagement Group) - Bettendorf, IA, 10:30 a.m.

LAST SUNDAY
Edgewood Baptist Caregiver Support Group - Rock Island, IL, 2 - 4 p.m.



Programas educativos en español de nuestros amigos en Minnesota

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