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The Alzheimer’s Association National Capital Area Chapter is offering webinars and telephone/virtual support groups during the COVID-19 crisis. 

Live Webinars

The following free programs are presented as webinars. Registration is required. Once you register, you will receive a link to join in. To register by phone, call our 24/7 Helpline at 800.272.3900. To register online, visit the link for the date of your selected workshop.
Download our May/June programs flier

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.

Tuesday, June 9   7-9 p.m.
Wednesday, June 11   11 a.m.-12 p.m.

Know the 10 Signs: Early Detection Matters
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. 

No programs scheduled at this time. Please check back! 

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.

No programs scheduled at this time. Please check back! ​

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. 

Tuesday, June 2   1–2:30 p.m. 

Living with Alzheimer's:
For Caregivers

Hear caregivers and professionals discuss helpful strategies to provide safe, effective, and comfortable care throughout the course of the disease. 

Tuesday, June 16  1–2:30 p.m.
(for caregivers – early stage) 

Tuesday, June 23   1–2:30 p.m.
(for caregivers – middle stage) 

Tuesday, June 30   1–2:30 p.m.
(for caregivers – late stage) 

Living with Alzheimer’s for People with Alzheimer’s
Now that you have been diagnosed, what are the things you most need to put in place to help you and your loved ones? What are strategies for care planning and support building, how do you prepare for doctor visits and where do you find support after the difficult diagnosis?

Tuesday, June 9   1–2:30 p.m.

Pre-Recorded Webinars
View webinars on caregiving and COVID-19 presented by the Maryland Department of Human Services, in partnership with our sister chapter, the Alzheimer’s Association Greater Maryland Chapter, and Johns Hopkins University