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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.

Winter Education Series
Living with Alzheimer’s for Caregivers: Early Stage
January 12, 2022, 3:30-5:00 pm


New Advances in Alzheimer's Treatments
January 19, 2022, 3:30-4:30 pm

Legal and Financial
January 26, 2022, 3:30-5:00 pm

Living with Alzheimer’s for Caregivers: Middle Stage
February 9, 2022, 3:30-5:00 pm

Living with Alzheimer’s for Caregivers: Late Stage
February 16, 2022, 3:30-5:00 pm

More Community Education 
Feeding Our Mind and Body
February 8, 12 - 1:30 p.m.

Support Groups

The support groups listed below are virtual.  Locations listed are where the supports are normally held* 
If you are interested in attending an in-person support group please visit alz.org/crf, call our 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

Click on the name of the support group you’d like to attend or call our Helpline at 1.800.272.3900 to register.

 

January 2022

Virtual Early Stage Support Group
3RD THURSDAY - 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. 
Megan Benzing: 515.414.8124, mrbenzing@alz.org
Megan Pedersen: 563.293.8058, mepedersen@alz.org

The Support groups listed below are virtual and the locations listed are where they would normally be hosted.  
 
If you are interested in attending an in-person support group please visit alz.org/crf, call our helpline at 1.800.272.3900, or contact one of our local program specialists to find a group near you. 

1ST TUESDAY
Waverly—12:30 p.m. (Waverly, IA)

2ND TUESDAY
First Unitarian Church-12 pm (Des Moines, IA)
Mercy Cedar Rapids (Caregiver) -6:45 pm (Cedar Rapids, IA) 
Mercy Cedar Rapids (Frontotemporal Dementia Caregiver) - 5:15 pm (Cedar Rapids, IA) 

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

3RD THURSDAY
Evelyn K. Davis Center (Des Moines, IA) - 6:00 p.m.



Programas educativos en español de nuestros amigos en Minnesota

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