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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, call our
Helpline at 1.800.272.3900, or
contact our local Program Managers to register for any of our virtual Community Education programs.

Jessican Duncan

Erica Eikren

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.


** Click the link for the education program or call our Helpline at 800.272.3900 to register for one of the upcoming education programs below** 

2024 Virtual Education Series

Every 3rd Thursday at 11 a.m. CST via Zoom


1.18.24 — Introduction to Alzheimer's
2.15.24 — 10 Healthy Habits for Your Brain
3.21.24 — Understanding Alzheimer's and Dementia
4.18.24 — 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer's
5.16.24 — Dementia Conversations
6.20.24 — Managing Money
7.18.24 — Advancements in Alzheimer's Treatments
8.15.24 — 10 Healthy Habits for Your Brain
9.19.23 — Understanding Alzheimer's and Dementia
10.17.23 — 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer's
11.21.24 — Dementia Conversations
*Stay tuned for a month long education series
in December*

In-Person & Virtual Education Programs

June 11, 2 p.m., South Side Library, Des Moines, IA - Communicating Effectively

June 11, 1 p.m., Pennsylvania Place, Ottumwa, IA - Understanding Alzheimer's and Dementia

June 11, 2 p.m., Thomas Rest Haven, Coon Rapids, IA - 10 Warning Signs

June 11, 3 p.m., Thomas Rest Haven, Coon Rapids, IA - Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related Behaviors

June 13, 6 p.m., Rock Creek Senior Living, Ankeny, IA - Managing Money: A Caregiver's Guide to Finances

June 20, 1:30 p.m., Woodlands Creek Dial Senior Living, Clive, IA - Understanding Alzheimer's and Dementia

June 20, 6 p.m., Johnston Public Library, Johnston, IA - Living with Early Alzheimer's - Part 2 & 3

June 25, 11 a.m., Mercy Health & Fitness, Clive, IA - Dementia Conversations

June 26, 4 p.m., Knock and Drop at Franklin Jr High School, Des Moines, IA - Healthy Living for your Brain and Body - IN SPANISH

June 27, 2 p.m., Woodlands Creek Senior Living, Clive, IA - Understanding Alzheimer's and Dementia

July 9, 2 p.m., South Side Library, Des Moines, IA - Dementia Conversations

Support Groups

If you are interested in attending a support group please visit, call our 24/7 Helpline at 1.800.272.3900 or contact one of our local program specialists to find a group near you:

Jessican Duncan

Erica Eikren

To sign up via the Community Resource Finder:
1. Click here to reach Community Resource Finder.
2. Click on Alzheimer's Association Programs and Events.
3. Select the type of service needed and enter a city & state or zip code
4. Click Search


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

Wilton Public Library - Wilton, IA, 1:30 p.m. 

Edgewater Retirement Community - West Des Moines, IA, 3 p.m.

United Presbyterian Home, Campbell Room - Washington, IA, 5 p.m.

Grace Estates - Emmetsburg, IA, 5:30 p.m.

Clinton Public Library - Clinton, IA,  1:30 p.m.

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

Gracewell - Denison, IA - 1:30 p.m.

Gloria Dei - Urbandale, IA, 3 p.m.

Faith Lutheran Church - Clive, IA, 1:15 p.m.

Hegg Health Learning Center - Rock Valley, IA, 10 a.m.

Northcrest Community - Ames, IA, 1 p.m.

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

Cedar Falls Caregiver Support Group at CedarStone - Cedar Falls, IA, 1:00 p.m.

Unity Point Health - Grinnell, IA, 10 a.m.

AMVC Management Office - Audubon, IA, 5:30 p.m.

Grand Living at Bridgewater, Forum Theater - Coralville, IA, 6 p.m.

Southeast Iowa Caregiver Support Group - Burlington, IA, 10:30 a.m.

Wesley Acres Chamberlain House - Des Moines, IA, 2 p.m.

The Village Memory Cafe - Indianola, IA, 2:30 p.m.

Kennybrook Village - Grimes, IA, 10:00 a.m.

Jackson County Caregiver Support Group - United Methodist Church of Maquoketa, IA - 1:30 p.m.

St. John Vianney Caregiver Support Group - Bettendorf, IA, 1 - 3 p.m.

The Keystone Cedars - Cedar Rapids, IA, 2:30 p.m.

Ankeny Presbyterian Church - Ankeny, IA, 1:30 p.m.

Orange City Area Health System - Orange City, IA, 7-8:30 p.m.

Gloria Dei, Lewy Bodies Support Group - Des Moines, IA, 2 p.m.

Frontotemporal Dementia Virtual Support Group - Virtual, 6:30 p.m.

Estherville Caregiver Support Group - 3 p.m., Emmett Co Public Health

Corinthian Baptist Church - Des Moines, IA, 2 p.m.

Grand Living at Tower Place - West Des Moines, IA, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Northridge Village Chapel - Ames, IA - 1 p.m.

Senior Star at Elmore Place - Davenport, IA, 3 p.m.

Atlantic, IA - Sweet Joy Shoppe at Cass Health - 10 a.m.

Via Health Services - West Des Moines, IA, 5 p.m. 

YMCA - Council Bluffs, 11 a.m.

Virtual Support Group - 12 p.m.

Faith Lutheran Church - Clive, IA, 1:15 p.m.

Lutheran Church of Hope - Ankeny, IA, 6:30 (in person or virtual)

Carroll Library - Carroll, IA, 1:30 p.m.

Mason City Kentucky Ridge - Mason City, IA, 6 p.m.

Independence Caregiver Support Group - Independence Public Library - Independence, IA, 6 p.m.

Anamosa Caregiver Support Group - 4:30 p.m., Anamosa Library and Learning Center

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

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

Sioux Center Health Early Stage Support Group - 11 a.m.

Glenwood Caregiver Support Group - 1 p.m., Glenwood YMCA

MercyOne Centerville Caregiver Support Group - Centerville, IA, 9 a.m.

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

Keelson Harbour - Spirit Lake, 2 p.m.

Friendship Haven - Fort Dodge, 3:30 p.m.

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

Siouxland Center for Active Generations - Sioux City, 12 p.m.

Edgewood Baptist Caregiver Support Group - Rock Island, IL, 2 - 4 p.m.

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