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The Alzheimer’s Association National Capital Area Chapter offers many of its free education programs in-person.
Registration is required. To register by phone, call our 24/7 Helpline at 800.272.3900 or click on the date of your selected workshop for details and registration.

Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body: Tips from the Latest Research
Join us to learn about the latest research providing insights into how to make lifestyle choices that may help you keep your brain and body healthy as you age.
Oct. 8

10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer's
Recognize common warning signs of Alzheimer’s and learn what symptoms to look for in yourself and others.
No programs scheduled at this time. Please check back!

Understanding Alzheimer's and Dementia 
Alzheimer’s disease is not a normal part of aging. It’s a progressive and fatal brain disease and is the most common form of dementia. This workshop is for anyone who would like to know more about how Alzheimer’s affects the brain, detection, causes and risk factors, stages of the disease, treatment, and much more.
Sept. 16
Nov. 12

COVID-19 & Caregiving
Most likely, dementia does not increase risk for COVID-19. However, dementia-related behaviors, increased age and common health conditions that often accompany dementia may increase risk. Join us to learn about additional precautions you can take to help keep people living with dementia safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, whether at home or in a residential care setting.
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Dementia Conversations
Learn tips for breaking the ice to address some of the most common issues that are difficult to discuss: going to the doctor for a diagnosis or medical treatment, deciding when to stop driving, and making legal and financial plans for future care.​
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Effective Communications Strategies 
Learn how to decode the verbal and behavioral messages delivered by someone with dementia, and identify strategies to help you connect and communicate at each stage of the disease.
Oct. 2 

Understanding and Responding to Dementia Related Behavior 
Learn about some of the common triggers for behaviors associated with dementia, how to assess the person’s needs, and how to intervene effectively.
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Legal and Financial Planning for Alzheimer's Disease
The diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease makes planning for the future more important than ever. Learn about important legal and financial issues to consider, how to put plans in place, and how to access legal and financial resources near you.
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New Advances in Alzheimer's Treatment 
Learn about the news treatments approved by the FDA, who may benefit, and steps for access. 
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