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The Alzheimer's Association offers free community education and caregiver training programs throughout Nassau and Suffolk counties. Call our 24/7 Helpline at 800.272.3900 for more information or click here to view our upcoming programs.

COMMUNITY EDUCATION PROGRAMS, suitable for the general public.

Healthy Living for Your Brain & Body
At any age, there are lifestyle habits we can adopt to help maintain or even potentially improve our health. These habits may also help to keep our brains healthy as we age and possibly delay the onset of cognitive decline.

10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer's 
Learn the 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer's disease, hear from people who have the disease, and find out how to recognize the signs in yourself and others. 

Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia 
Learn about detection, causes, risk factors, stages and treatment of Alzheimer's disease.

CAREGIVER TRAINING

Dementia Conversations
When someone is showing signs of dementia, it’s time to talk.  The Alzheimer’s Association
Conversations about Dementia program is designed to help you talk with your family about some challenging and often uncomfortable topics around Alzheimer’s and dementia.

Effective Communication Strategies
This program provides practical information and resources to help dementia care partners learn to decode verbal and behavioral messages from people living with dementia.

Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related Behaviors
This program provides practical information and resources to help dementia care partners decipher behaviors and learn how to best respond.

Legal and Financial Planning for Alzheimer’s Disease (2 Part Program)
Through this interactive two-part program, you will learn about important legal and financial
issues, how to put plans in place, and how to access resources near you. 

Living with Alzheimer's: For People with Alzheimer's (3 Part Program)
In this three-part program, you will hear from others who have been where you are, and will learn what you need to know to navigate this chapter of your life.

Living with Alzheimer's: For Caregivers - Early Stage (3 Part Program)
In the early stage of Alzheimer’s disease, families face new questions as they adjust. This three-part program provides practical answers to the questions that arise in the early stage.

Living with Alzheimer's: For Caregivers - Middle Stage (3 Part Program)
In the middle stage of Alzheimer’s disease, care partners become hands-on caregivers. During this three-part series, you will hear care partners and professionals discuss helpful strategies to provide safe, effective and comfortable care.

Living with Alzheimer's: For Caregivers - Late Stage (2 Part Program)
In the late stage of Alzheimer’s disease, caregiving typically involves new ways of connecting and interacting with the person with the disease. In this two-part series, you’ll hear from care partners and professionals about resources, monitoring care and ways to engage in meaningful connections.

Living with Alzheimer's: For Younger-Onset Alzheimer's
This program offers answers to questions about younger-onset (also known as early-onset) Alzheimer’s disease. Hear from those directly affected and learn how to ease the impact throughout the course of the disease.

For more information, to register for an education session or to schedule a session, please call (800) 272-3900 or visit our community resource finder at alz.org/CRF.