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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.***

10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer's
Sept. 15, 2:00 p.m., virtual

Effective Communication Strategies
Sept. 20, 11:00 a.m., virtual
Sept. 29, 3:00 p.m., virtual

Healthy Living For Your Brain & Body
Sept. 10, 5:00 p.m., virtual
Oct. 6, 4:30 - 6 p.m., virtual

Understanding Alzheimer's and Demintia
Sept. 8, 3:00 p.m., virtual
Sept. 14, 4:30 - 5:30 p.m., virtual
Sept. 18, 9:30 a.m., virtual


Understanding and Responding to Dementia Related Behaviors 
Sept. 14, 12:00 p.m.-12:35 p.m.
Sept. 15, 6:00 p.m., 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.

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
 
***Some support groups are currently virtual. Locations listed are where support groups are normally held.***
 

September 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
 
1ST FRIDAY
Kirkendall Public Library - 1 pm

2ND TUESDAY
Southeast Iowa - 10:30 am
First Unitarian Church—12 pm
Mercy Cedar Rapids (Caregiver) —6:45 pm
Mercy Cedar Rapids (Frontotemporal Dementia Caregiver) — 5:15 pm
Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church—5:30 pm 
 
3RD TUESDAY
Sioux City—4pm

3RD THURSDAY
Evelyn K. Davis Center—6pm