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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.

OCTOBER

10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s
Tuesday, Oct. 6, 11:00 am-noon | REGISTER
Tuesday, Oct. 13, 10:00-11:30 am | REGISTER
Thursday, Oct. 15, 1:00-2:30 pm | REGISTER
Tuesday, Oct. 20, 9:00-10:30 am | REGISTER
Monday, Oct. 26, 3:00-4:00 pm | REGISTER

Effective Communication Strategies
Thursday, Oct. 8, 11:30 am-1:00 pm | REGISTER
Thursday, Oct. 22, 3:00-4:00 pm | REGISTER
Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2:00-3:00 pm | REGISTER

Estrategias Efectivas de Comunicación
Jueves, Oct. 15, 2:00-3:30 pm | REGISTRESE

Dementia Conversations
Thursday, Oct. 8, 11:00 am-noon | REGISTER
Wednesday, Oct. 14, 11:00 am-12:30 pm | REGISTER
Thursday, Oct. 29, 10:30 am-noon | REGISTER

Healthy Living for Your Brain & Body
Thursday, Oct. 1, 5:00-6:00 pm | REGISTER
Tuesday, Oct. 6, 9:00-10:30 am | REGISTER
Monday, Oct. 19, 10:00-11:00 am | REGISTER
Wednesday, Oct. 21, 1:00-2:00 pm | REGISTER

Advancing the Science: The Latest in Alzheimer’s & Dementia Research
Thursday, Oct. 22, 2:00-4:00 pm | REGISTER

Caregiving 101
Thursday, Oct. 22, 2:00-4:00 pm | REGISTER

Corona/Covid-19 y cuidadores
Martes, Oct. 20, 2:00-3:00 pm | REGISTRESE

Cuerpo Sano, Mente Sana
Martes, Oct. 13, 2:00-3:00 pm | REGISTRESE

Legal & Financial Planning for Alzheimer’s Disease
Wednesday, Oct. 28, 1:00-2:30 pm | REGISTER

Living with Alzheimer’s – Early Stage Care Partners
Three Consecutive Thursdays, Oct. 8, 15, 22, 9:00-10:00 am | REGISTER

Living with Alzheimer’s – Late Stage Caregivers
Tuesday, Oct. 20, 12:00-2:00 pm | REGISTER

Living with Alzheimer’s – Younger Onset
Tuesday, Oct. 13, 6:00-7:30 | REGISTER

Understanding Alzheimer’s & Dementia
Wednesday, Oct. 7, 9:30-10:30 am | REGISTER
Monday, Oct. 12, 12:00-1:00 pm | REGISTER
Thursday, Oct. 15, 2:00-3:00 pm | REGISTER
Thursday, Oct. 22, 10:30 am-noon | REGISTER
Wednesday, Oct. 28, 6:00-7:00 pm | REGISTER

Understanding Dementia
Three Consecutive Tuesdays, Oct. 6, 13, 20, 2:00-4:00 pm | REGISTER

Understanding & Responding to Dementia Related Behavior
Thursday, Oct. 1, 1:00-2:30 pm | REGISTER
Wednesday, Oct. 7, 11:00 am-noon | REGISTER
Saturday, Oct. 10, 9:00-10:30 am | REGISTER
Tuesday, Oct. 13, 5:00-6:30 pm | REGISTER
Wednesday, Oct. 14, 1:00-2:30 pm | REGISTER
Wednesday, Oct. 21, 3:00-4:00 pm | REGISTER
Thursday, Oct. 29 9:30-11:00 am | REGISTER

 

Support Groups

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 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.***
 

OCTOBER

1ST MONDAY
Ramsey Village—4pm
Good Samaritan/Village Hills—5:30pm
 
1ST TUESDAY
Waverly—12:30pm
Gloria Dei—4pm
Lutheran Church of the Resurrection Marion—1:30 pm

1ST WEDNESDAY
Coon Rapids—3pm
 
1ST THURSDAY
Floyd Place Sergeant Bluff—1pm
Active Day Moline—3pm
 
1ST FRIDAY
The Cottages at Hearthstone—1:30pm
Kirkendale Public Library—1pm 
 
2ND MONDAY
Scott/Clinton County—10:30am
Osage—7pm
 
2ND TUESDAY
Senior Star Davenport—6:30pm
Mercy Cedar Rapids—5:15pm & 6:45pm
Burlington—10:30am
First Unitarian Church—12pm
Wesley Acres Chamberlain House—2pm
Hansen Place—2pm
Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church—5:30 pm 
 
2ND WEDNESDAY
St. John Vianney Bettendorf—1pm
 
2ND THURSDAY
Ankeny Presbyterian Church—1:30 pm
Alzheimer’s Assoc. Office Cedar Rapids—5pm
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
Lewy Body Dementia—6:30pm
 
3RD WEDNESDAY
Kentucky Ridge Mason City—6:30pm
The Bridges at Ankeny—6:30pm
 
3RD THURSDAY
JOY in the Morning—10am
CountryHouse—12pm & 6pm
Northcrest—4 pm
Evelyn K. Davis Center—6pm
 
4TH TUESDAY
Jones County/Mt. Vernon—4pm

LAST WEDNESDAY
Oelwein—1pm
Asbury Library Dubuque—3pm
 
LAST FRIDAY
Dubuque—1pm