The Alzheimer’s Association Long Island Chapter offers free education programs in-person and virtually. These programs provide information on topics including the signs of Alzheimer’s disease, diagnosis, communication, living with Alzheimer’s and caregiving techniques.
We also offer programs to organizations and community groups, by request. To schedule an education program for your group, please use our secure form or call 800.272.3900.
10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer's
Alzheimer’s and other dementias cause changes in memory, thinking and behavior that interfere with daily life. Join us to learn about 10 common warning signs and what to watch for in yourself and others.
Get tips for talking about difficult issues, such as when to stop driving or going to the doctor for cognitive testing.
- Tuesday, Oct. 3. 6:30-7:30 p.m. : The Bristal Assisted Living, 520 Montauk Highway, West Babylon
- Wednesday, Oct. 25. 2-3 p.m. : Emma S. Clark Memorial Library, 120 Main Street, East Setauket
- Wednesday, Oct. 25. 6-7 p.m. : Atria Bay Shore, 53 Ocean Ave, Bay Shore
- Tuesday, Oct. 26. 6:30-7:30 p.m. : St. Anthony of Padua Parish, 1025 5th ave, East Northport
- Thursday, Nov. 9. 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. : Shelter Rock Public Library, 165 Searingtown Road, Albertson
- Tuesday, Nov. 28. 1-2 p.m. : Elmont Public Library, 700 Hempstead Turnpike, Elmont
- Thursday, Dec. 14. 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. : Peconic Bay Medical Center, Riverhead
Effective Communication Strategies
In this program, you'll learn about communication changes that can happen when a person has Alzheimer's and how to navigate them and connect during each stage of the disease.
- Monday, Oct. 2. 6:30-7:30 p.m. : TrueCare, 187 Veterans Blvd, Massapequa
- Tuesday, Oct. 17. 6:30-7:30 p.m. : The Bristal Assisted Living, 5535 Express Drive North, Holtsville
- Tuesday, Nov. 7: 6:30-7:30 p.m. : The Bristal Assisted Living, 69 North Service Road, Lake Success
- Tuesday, Nov. 28: 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. : Shelter Rock Library, 165 Searingtown Road, Albertson
Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body
Join us to learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement, and how to incorporate these tips into a plan for healthy aging.
Living with Alzheimer's
Join us for a 3 part program that provides practical answers to the questions that arise in the early stage. Hear from those directly affected and learn what you can do to cope with the changes.
- Part 2: Thursday, Oct. 12. 10-11 a.m. : TrueCare, 3818 Merrick Road, Seaford
- Part 2: Friday, Oct. 13. 11 a.m. - 12: 30 p.m. : Peconic Bay Medical Center, 1 Heroes Way, Riverhead
- Part 3: Wednesday. Nov. 15. 10-11 a.m. : TrueCare, 3818 Merrick Road, Seaford
- Part 3: Friday, Nov. 17. 11 a.m. - 12: 30 p.m. : Peconic Bay Medical Center, 1 Heroes Way, Riverhead
Join us to learn tips for managing someone else's finances, how to prepare for future care costs and the benefits of early planning.
Understanding Alzheimer's and Dementia
Join us to learn the difference between Alzheimer's and dementia, stages and risk factors of Alzheimer's, current treatments, and available resources.
- Wednesday, Oct. 11. 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. : Mineola Memorial Library, 195 Marcellus Road, Mineola
- Wednesday, Oct. 18. 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. : Cutchogue New Suffolk Free Library, 27550 Main Road, Cutchogue
- Thursday, Nov. 2. 1:30-2:30 p.m. : Shelter Rock Public Library, 165 Searingtown Road, Albertson
- Tuesday, Nov. 14. 10:30-11:30 a.m. : Franklin Square Public Library, 19 Lincoln Road, Franklin Square
- Tuesday, Nov. 14. 6:30-7:30 p.m. : Franklin Square Public Library, 19 Lincoln Road, Franklin Square
Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related Behaviors
Learn how to understand behavior changes, identify common behavior triggers and respond to some of the most common behavioral challenges of Alzheimer’s disease.