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edupage.jpgKnowledge is power. Attend Alzheimer's Association free education programs and 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.

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  • Presented at no cost
Now available! COVID-19 and Caregiving - a pre-recorded presentation that you can watch at any time. Click here to access.
 

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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!

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.

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.

Advancing the Science: The Latest in Alzheimer's and Dementia Research

Learn about the landscape of Alzheimer’s and Dementia science, highlights in early detection and diagnosis and latest advances in clinical trials, treatments and lifestyle interventions.

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.
 
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. 


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.


Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related Behavior
Behaviors are a form of communication. Learn to identify, understand and respond to challenging behaviors.


Effective Communication Strategies
Explore communication changes due to dementia and the skills needed to successfully connect and communicate throughout the disease process.


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.


Living with Alzheimer’s: For Caregivers – Early-Stage
This three-part series highlights practical answers to questions and concerns that arise during early stages.


Living with Alzheimer’s: For Caregivers – Middle-Stage
Understand mid-stage dementia and the strategies to provide safe, effective and sensitive care.


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.


Safety & Memory Challenges
Dementia-related changes impacts how to think about safety. This program teaches strategies to encourage a safe environment and lifestyle for those affected with memory challenges.

Programs for people living with mild Alzheimer's disease or a memory disorder

Meet Ups
A unique and enjoyable opportunity to connect with others who are also living with mild memory loss by participating in gatherings related to art, nature, lectures, fitness, or coffee. The choice is yours.

  • More dates coming soon

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.

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.

Programas en español

  • Los cuidados y las celebraciones de fin de año: consejos para quienes cuidan a un ser querido con demencia | Programa virtual: martes 16 de noviembre | 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM | Pulse aquí para registrarse

Other education resources

For a full list of pre-recorded online courses, click here.

The Alzheimer’s Association offers dozens of fact sheets and brochures. Click here for facts and figures.

Many of our brochures and booklets are available to order by mail. Please contact us at (800) 272-3900 to place an order.

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