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Knowledge is power. Attend Alzheimer's Association free education programs to learn about Alzheimer's disease and other dementias. Understanding the challenges will help you take control. We can teach you strategies to manage day-to-day—as someone living with an Alzheimer's diagnosis or as a care partner. We know schedules are busy, but you can access our pre-recorded presentations at any time.
 
Virtual Educational Programs and Dementia Care Resources  
 
 
Now available! 
COVID-19 and Caregiving - a pre-recorded presentation that you can watch at any time. Click here to access.

Now available! New Advances in Alzheimer's Treatment - a pre-recorded presentation that you can watch at any time. Click here to access.
 
 
Programs for Everyone
 
10 Warning Signs

If you or someone you know is experiencing changes in memory, it's time to learn the facts. Knowing the warning signs can help determine if you should speak to a doctor. Early detection matters! Click here for a pre-recorded version, available any time
 
Healthy Living for Your Brain & Body: Tips From the Latest Research

Lifestyle choices impact the aging process. Learn about important information and research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement. Use hands on tools to develop a plan for healthy aging. Click here for a pre-recorded version, available any time

Understanding Alzheimer's and Dementia
Join us to learn about the impact of Alzheimer's; the difference between Alzheimer's and dementia; stages and risk factors; current research and treatments available for some symptoms; and Alzheimer's Association resources. Click here for a pre-recorded version, available any time
 
New Advances in Alzheimer's Treatment

Learn about Aducanumab, a new advancement in Alzheimer's treatment. This program will provide an overview of how Aducanumab works, who are the intended candidates to receive the treatment, availability, and more. Click here for a pre-recorded version, available any time
 
 
Programs for Caregivers
 
COVID-19 and Caregiving

The COVID-19 pandemic presents many challenges for families facing dementia. Join us to learn tips for caregivers at home, navigating issues in residential care, and available resources during this time. Click here for a pre-recorded version, available any time
 
Dementia Conversations

Learn how to have productive and successful conversations with your loved one, family and others about some of the most challenging topics when caring for someone with memory challenges. Click here for a pre-recorded version, available any time
 
Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related Behavior

Behaviors are a form of communication. Learn to identify, understand and respond to challenging behaviors. Click here for a pre-recorded version, available any time
 
Effective Communication Strategies

Explore communication changes due to dementia and the skills needed to successfully connect and communicate throughout the disease process. Click here for a pre-recorded version, available any time
 
Legal & Financial Planning

If you or someone you love is affected by Alzheimer's disease or dementia, the time for legal and financial planning is now. Learn more about legal and financial issues to consider and how to put effective plans in place. Click here for a pre-recorded version, available any time
 
Living with Alzheimer’s: For Caregivers – Early-Stage

This three-part series highlights practical answers to questions and concerns that arise during early stages. Click here for a pre-recorded version, available any time

Living with Alzheimer’s: For Caregivers – Middle-Stage
Understand mid-stage dementia and the strategies to provide safe, effective and sensitive care. Click here for a pre-recorded version, available any time

Living with Alzheimer’s: For Caregivers – Late-Stage
Learn from caregivers and professionals about resources, monitoring care and providing meaningful connections for persons with late stage dementia and their families. Click here for a pre-recorded version, available any time
 

Programs for People Living with Alzheimer's or MCI

Living with Alzheimer's: For People with Alzheimer's
Learn what the diagnosis means, first steps to health planning and how to work with your care team. Click here for a pre-recorded version, available any time
 
Living with Alzheimer's: For Younger-Onset Alzheimer's

Hear from those directly affected and learn what you need to know, what you need to plan, and what you can do to ease the impact throughout the course of the disease. Click here for a pre-recorded version, available any time
 
To access a full list of Pre-Recorded Programs Click Here
For Our Upcoming Live Virtual Programs Click here


24/7 Helpline 800.272.3900
The Alzheimer's Association Helpline operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week,. Our highly trained staff are knowledgeable about all aspects of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.
 
We can help with:

  • Alzheimer’s disease or memory loss
  • Information regarding how the Association can help you
  • Caregiving tips and respite care options
  • Services available in your community 
  • Emotional support

Community Resource Finder
Get easy access to a comprehensive listing of Alzheimer's and dementia resources, community programs and events. Community Resource Finder

Care Consultation
Our professional staff provides free care consultation services by telephone, email or in person at our Scarborough office. Care consultations help people living with Alzheimer's, caregivers and family members navigate resources, make decisions and plan to ensure the highest quality of life at every stage of the disease.

Care consultation services include:

  • Assessment of needs
  • Assistance with planning and problem solving
  • Supportive listening

Support Groups
We offer family and caregiver support groups statewide that meet regularly. 



Message boards
ALZConnected is an online social networking community for people with Alzheimer’s, caregivers and families affected by the disease. ALZConnected

Publications
The Alzheimer’s Association offers dozens of fact sheets and brochures. Publications

Multilingual information
We offer information online in multiple languages:

Clinical Trials
Alzheimer's Association TrialMatch® is a free clinical studies matching service that connects individuals with Alzheimer’s, caregivers and healthy volunteers to current studies. Read more.

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