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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.
Acacia Deadrick: 712.454.5035, aadeadrick@alz.org
Megan Pedersen: 563.293.8058, mepedersen@alz.org 

***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.

May 2021

Living with Alzheimer's for Caregivers - Late Stage
Monday, May 10, 3:00-4:15 pm

Understanding Alzheimer's and Dementia
Wednesday, May 12, 2:00-3:00 pm

Effective Communication Strategies
Thursday, May 13, 2:00-3:00 pm

Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related Behavior
Tuesday, May 25, 2:00-3:00 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.***
 

MAY 2021

Early Stage Support Group
3RD THURSDAY - 10 am
*If you or someone you know is interested in joining this group, please reach out to Acacia Deadrick at 712.454.5035 or aadeadrick@alz.org.

1ST TUESDAY
Waverly—12:30pm
Lutheran Church of the Resurrection Marion—1:30 pm
Gloria Dei—4pm
 
1ST FRIDAY
Kirkendall Public Library - 1 pm

2ND MONDAY
Scott/Clinton County—10:30am
 
2ND TUESDAY
Southeast Iowa - 10:30 am
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 
 
2ND WEDNESDAY
St. John Vianney Bettendorf—1pm
Jackson County - 1:30 pm
 
2ND THURSDAY
Memory Circle Social Engagement - 9 am
Ankeny Presbyterian Church—1:30 pm
Gloria Dei, Lewy Body Dementia—4pm

3RD TUESDAY
Lutheran Church of the Resurrection Marion—1:30 pm
Iowa Early Stage - 4pm
Sioux City—4pm
Cedar Falls—5pm
 
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

LAST WEDNESDAY
Asbury Library Dubuque—3pm