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Community Resource Finder is a tool to get easy access to a comprehensive listing of Alzheimer's and dementia resources, community programs and services. Click Above to register for programs!

Education Opportunities:

The Alzheimer’s Association offers a variety of education programs to increase knowledge and to support those facing the disease. Many of the classes listed below are available through the Alzheimer's Association Training and Education Center online. If you're interested in hosting a program, please call Elizabeth Robles at 631.315.6500. For programs currently taking place in the Long Island area, please see below.

PLEASE REGISTER FOR THE PROGRAMS BELOW BY CALLING 800.272.3900.

Free Community Education:

The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer's/Know the 10 Signs: Early Detection Matters
Learn about detection, causes, risk factors, stages and treatment of Alzheimer's disease. 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.

Stay tuned for upcoming program dates

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. (Suitable for the general public/caregivers).

Wednesday, June 6, 2018
2-3 p.m.
Brentwood Public Library, 34 Second Ave., Brentwood, NY
Click here to register
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
10:30-11:30 a.m.
Sunrise of North Lynbrook, 53 Franklin Ave., Lynbrook, NY
Click here to register
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Middle Country Library, Selden Building, 575 Middle Country Road, Selden, NY 11784

Know the 10 Signs: Early Detection Matters
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.

Tuesday, June 19, 2018
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Farmingdale Public Library, 116 Merritts Road, Farmingdale, NY 11735
Click here to register

Wednesday, July 25, 2018
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Emma S. Clark Memorial Library, 120 Main Street, Setauket-East Setauket, NY 11733

Legal and Financial Planning for Alzheimer's Disease
The diagnosis of Alzheimer's makes planning for the future more important than ever. Through this interactive program, you will learn about important legal and financial issues, how to put plans in place and how to access resources near you.

Sunday, April 29, 2018
10:00am - 12:30pm
Gurwin Jewish Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 68 Hauppauge Road, Commack, 11725
*Brunch will be provided

Free Caregiver Training:

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

Tuesday, May 15, 2018
11:00am - 12:00pm
Patchogue Family YMCA, 255 West Main Street, Patchogue, NY 11772
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
10:30-11:30 a.m.
Sunrise of North Lynbrook, 53 Franklin Ave., Lynbrook, NY
Click here to register

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 surrounding Alzheimer's and dementia.

Wednesday, May 30, 2018
10:30am - 11:30am
Longwood Library, 800 Middle Country Road, Middle Island, NY 11953
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Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related Behaviors
This program provides practical information and resources to help dementia caregivers decipher behaviors and learn how to best respond.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Life Enrichment Center, 45 East Main Street, Oyster Bay, NY 11771
Effective Communication Strategies/Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related Behaviors
This program provides practical information and resources to help dementia caregivers learn to decode verbal and behavioral messages from people with dementia and decipher behaviors and learn how to best respond.  
Tuesday, May 1, 2018
12:00pm - 2:00pm
Peconic Bay Medical Center, Entemann Campus, 4 W. 2nd St., Riverhead, NY
Register for the Understanding and Responding to Dementia Related Behaviors program
Register for the Effective Communication Strategies

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

Three Part Series
Thursday, June 7, 2018
Thursday, June 14, 2018
Thursday, June 21, 2018
6:30-8 p.m.
Smithtown Senior Center, 420 Middle Country Road, Smithtown, NY
Click here to register
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Life Enrichment Center, 45 East Main Street, Oyster Bay, NY 11771
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
10:30am - 1:30pm
Longwood Public Library, 800 Middle Country Road, Middle Island, NY 11953
Living with Alzheimer's: For Caregivers - Middle Stage
In the middle stage of Alzheimer’s disease, care partners become hands-on caregivers. During this program, you will hear caregivers and professionals discuss helpful strategies to provide safe, effective and comfortable care.            

          Wednesday, July 25, 2018
          10:30am - 1:30pm

          Longwood Library, 800 Middle Country Road, Middle Island, NY 11953

          Three Part Series
          Thursday, April 26, 2018
          Thursday, May 31, 2018
          Thursday, June 28, 2018
          6:30pm - 8:00pm
          Arbors Islandia East, 1515 Veterans Memorial Highway, Islandia, NY 11749
 

Check back often for additional dates!

For more information about Alzheimer's Association Long Island Chapter educational opportunities, please call 800.272.3900.


 

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Our vision: A world without Alzheimer's disease®.
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