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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 

Tiffany Starr
712-454-5035 X 8223
tdstarr@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.

SPRING 2022


Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related Behavior
April 28, 2022, 12 p.m., virtual via Zoom

Understanding Alzheimer's and Dementia
May 5, 2022, 4 p.m., in-person at The Grounds, Harlan, IA

Understanding Alzheimer's and Dementia
May 11, 2022, 11 a.m., in person at Oakland Community Center

Effective Communication Strategies
May 13, 2022, 10 a.m., in person at Green Hills, Ames, IA

10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer's
May 18, 2022, 11 a.m., in person at YMCA, Atlantic, IA

Healthy Living for your Brain and Body - registration info to come
June 15, 2022, 11 a.m., in person at YMCA, Atlantic, IA

Support Groups

If you are interested in attending a support group please click on the link for the individual support group, visit alz.org/crf, call our 24/7 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

Tiffany Starr
712-454-5035 X 8223
tdstarr@alz.org
 

MAY 2022

3RD THURSDAY
Virtual Early Stage Support Group - 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 (see contact info above). 

1ST SUNDAY
New Hope Assembly of God - Urbandale, IA, 5 p.m.

1ST TUESDAY
Waverly Health Center - Waverly, IA, 12:30 p.m.
(call to register)

Caregiver Support Group at Lutheran Church of the Resurrection - Marion, IA, 1:30 - 3 p.m.

1ST THURSDAY
Clinton County Caregivers Support Group - Clinton, IA, 9 a.m.
(call to register)

1ST FRIDAY
Kirkendall Public Library  - Ankeny, IA, 1:00 p.m.

2ND MONDAY
Milestones Area Agency on Aging Caregiver Support Group - Davenport, IA, 10:30 a.m.
(call to register)

Cedar Falls Caregiver Support Group at Homecare Assistance - 10:30 a.m. (call to register)

2ND TUESDAY
First Unitarian Church - Des Moines, IA, 12:30 p.m.

Mercy Cedar Rapids (Caregiver) Cedar Rapids, IA - virtual, 6:45 p.m. 

Mercy Cedar Rapids (Frontotemporal Dementia Caregiver) - Cedar Rapids, IA - virtual, 5:15 p.m.

Southeast Iowa Caregiver Support Group - Burlington, IA, 10:30 a.m.
(call to register)

2ND WEDNESDAY
Grimes Public Library - Grimes, IA, 10:00 a.m.

Jackson County Caregiver Support Group - Clinton, IA, 1:30 p.m.
(call to register)

St. John Vianney Caregiver Support Group - Bettendorf, IA, 1 - 2:30 p.m.
(call to register)

Independence Village of Ankeny - Ankeny, IA, 6 p.m.

2ND THURSDAY
Clinton County Caregivers Support Group - Clinton, IA, 6 p.m.
(call to register)

Dementia Care Partners' Support Group - Alzheimer's Associaiton Office, Davenport, IA, 10 a.m.

3RD TUESDAY
Caregiver Support Group at Lutheran Church of the Resurrection - Marion, IA, 1:30 - 3 p.m.

YMCA - Atlantic, IA, 10 a.m.

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

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

Faith Lutheran Church - Onawa, IA, 1 p.m.

Council Bluffs Library - Council Bluffs, IA, 6 p.m.

Waterloo Caregiver Support Group - 1 p.m. (call to register)

3RD FRIDAY
MercyOne Centerville Caregiver Support Group - Centerville, IA, 9 a.m.
(call to register)

4TH TUESDAY
Sunrise Retirement Community - The Pointe - Sioux City, IA, 2 p.m.

4TH THURSDAY
Dementia Care Partners' Support Group - Alzheimer's Associaiton Office, Davenport, IA, 10 a.m.

LAST TUESDAY
Quad Cities Memory Circle at the Bettendorf Public Library (Social Engagement Group) - Bettendorf, IA, 10:30 a.m.
(call to register)

LAST SUNDAY
Edgewood Baptist Caregiver Support Group - Rock Island, IL, 2 - 4 p.m.
(call to register)



Programas educativos en español de nuestros amigos en Minnesota

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