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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.
Greg Woods: gwoods@alz.org, 515.206.2106 

***All Community Education programs are currently virtual.***

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.

FEBRUARY 2021

10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s
Tuesday, Feb. 2, 6:00-7:00 pm
Wednesday, Feb. 3, 1:00-2:00 pm
Thursday, Feb. 11, 6:00-7:00 pm
Wednesday, Feb. 17, 11:00 am -12:00 pm

Effective Communication Strategies
Wednesday, Feb. 3, 5:30-7:00 pm
Thursday, Feb. 4, 1:00-2:00 pm
Saturday, Feb. 13, 9:00-10:30 am
Tuesday, Feb. 16, 3:00-4:00 pm 
Thursday, Feb. 18, 3:00-4:30 pm
Friday, Feb. 26, 2:00-3:00 pm

Dementia Conversations
Thursday, Feb. 11, 11:30 am -1:00 pm
Thursday, Feb. 18, 3:30-5:00 pm

Healthy Living for Your Brain & Body
Monday, Feb. 8, 10:00-11:00 am
Tuesday, Feb. 23, 5:30-6:30 am
Thursday, Feb. 25, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Living with Alzheimer’s for Caregivers– Early Stage
Three Consecutive Tuesdays, Feb. 9, 16, 23, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Living with Alzheimer’s for Caregivers– Late Stage
Two consecutive Thursdays, Feb. 18, 25, 9:00-10:00 am

Steering Into the Skid
Friday, Feb. 12, 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Understanding Alzheimer’s & Dementia
Tuesday, Feb. 2, 6:00-7:00 pm
Wednesday, Feb. 17, 10:00-11:00 am
Wednesday, Feb. 24, 1:00-2:30 pm
Friday, Feb. 26, 11:00 am -12:00 pm

Understanding & Responding to Dementia Related Behavior
Tuesday, Feb. 9, 4:00-5:30 pm
Wednesday, Feb. 17, 11:30 am -1:00 pm
Wednesday, Feb. 17, 1:00-2:00 pm
Friday, Feb. 26, 9:30-11:00 am

SPANISH: Understanding & Responding to Dementia Related Behavior
Saturday, Feb. 13, 10:00 am-12:00 pm

 

Support Groups

Click on the name of the support group you'd like to attend or call our Helpline at 1.800.272.3900 or contact our local Program Specialists to register for any of our virtual support groups.
Acacia Deadrick: 712.454.5035, aadeadrick@alz.org
Megan Pedersen: 563.293.8058, mepedersen@alz.org
 
***All support groups are currently virtual. Locations listed are where support groups are normally held.***
 

FEBRUARY 2021
1ST MONDAY

Good Samaritan/Village Hills—5:30pm
 
1ST TUESDAY
Waverly—12:30pm
Lutheran Church of the Resurrection Marion—1:30 pm
Gloria Dei—4pm
 
1ST THURSDAY
Charter Senior Living Northpark Place - 1 pm
 
2ND MONDAY
Scott/Clinton County—10:30am
 
2ND TUESDAY
Burlington—10:30am
First Unitarian Church—12pm
Wesley Acres Chamberlain House—2pm
Mercy Cedar Rapids (Caregiver) —6:45 pm
Mercy Cedar Rapids (Frontotemporal Dementia Caregiver) — 5
:15 pm
Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church—5:30 pm 
Grief Support Group—2 pm
 
2ND WEDNESDAY
St. John Vianney Bettendorf—1pm
Together Again Early Stage Social Engagement—1pm
Jackson County - 1:30 pm
Norwalk Area Caregiver - 4 pm 
 
2ND THURSDAY
Memory Circle Social Engagement - 9 am
Ankeny Presbyterian Church—1:30 pm
The Life Center—5pm
Gloria Dei, Lewy Body Dementia—4pm

3RD TUESDAY
Crown Point Community Center—1pm
Lutheran Church of the Resurrection Marion—1:30 pm
Sioux City—4pm
Cedar Falls—5pm
Senior Star at Elmore Place - 6:30 pm
 
3RD WEDNESDAY
Kentucky Ridge Mason City—6:30pm
The Bridges at Ankeny—6:30pm
 
3RD THURSDAY
JOY in the Morning—10am
CountryHouse — 6pm
Northcrest—4 pm
St. James Lutheran Bettendorf—4:30 pm 
Evelyn K. Davis Center—6pm

FOURTH TUESDAY
Jones Co./Mt. Vernon—1pm

FOURTH WEDNESDAY
Together Again Early Stage Social Engagement—1pm

LAST WEDNESDAY
Asbury Library Dubuque—3pm