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No one should face Alzheimer's alone. Available in-person or online, our free education and advocacy programs feature information on topics including the signs of Alzheimer’s disease, diagnosis, communication, living with dementia, caregiving techniques, and public policy efforts.

We offer three types of programs below:

  • In-person: Hosted locally for people to learn together in-person. Registration is required, and registrants will be sent additional event details prior to the date of the program.
  • Live Webinar: Program is offered live via a webinar platform. Registration is required, and registrants will be sent additional webinar details prior to the date of the program. Participants will be given the option of joining via video/webinar or through a toll-free number.
  • On Demand: Pre-recorded video that is available for immediate access.

EDUCATION PROGRAMS

View all educational offerings at alz.org/crf. Full program descriptions can be found at links below. To register click a link below or call 800-272-3900. 

Select a category to skip to that section:
In-Person
Live Webinars
On-Demand
Support Groups
Advocacy

Bring education to your community by scheduling a workshop with one of our Community Educators. Learn More

IN-PERSON


Understanding Alzheimer's and Dementia
May 19 | 2:00-3:00 PM (Waynesville, NC)
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Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body:
Grow It, Move It, Play It, Eat It

A HealthTeam Advantage series
(High Point, NC)

May 18 | Play It || Music, the Mind and Memory
June 15 | Eat It || Cooking Demonstration

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Decoding Dementia-Related Behaviors
May 12 | 10:00-11:00 AM (Asheville, NC)
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Dementia Conversations: Driving, Doctor Visits and Legal & Financial Planning
May 19 | NOON-1:00 PM (Burlington, NC)
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LIVE WEBINARS


Navigating your Journey: Living Well with Younger-onset Alzheimer's
May 12 | 6:30-8:00 PM
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Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body: Tips from the Latest Research
May 12 | 5:00-6:00 PM
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Effective Communication Strategies
May 17 | 1:00-2:00 PM
May 25 | 7:00-8:00 PM
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Under the Dementia Umbrella Series
Submit your info to be among the first to receive details about this series.

6:00-7:30 PM

February Recording | Parkinson Disease and the relationship to Lewy Body Dementia
April 21 | Frontotemporal Degeneration (FTD)
June | Depression, Addiction and Dementia
August | Down Syndrome and Dementia
September | Vascular Dementia and Heart Health for Brain Health
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Thrive with Pride Series
Monthly Programs for the LGBTQ+ Community
Submit your info to be among the first to receive details about this series.

This month's program:
Advanced Care Planning for the LGBTQ+ Community
May 19 | 11:00-NOON
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ON-DEMAND

These programs are pre-recorded and available for immediate access. Simply register, and the program link will be emailed to you directly. View these programs at your convenience.

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SUPPORT GROUPS

View all support group offerings.

Early-Stage Memory Loss Educational Support Group (virtual)
6-week program offered spring, summer, and fall in partnership with Duke Dementia Family Support Group Program.

For more information or to be notified about the upcoming group sessions, complete our interest form.
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Caregiver Support Group (virtual)
St. Mark Catholic
May 2 | 6:30-8:00 PM
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Caregiver Support Group (Greensboro, NC)
First Baptist
May 3 | 10:30-11:30 AM
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Caregiver Support Group (Jamestown, NC)
Jamestown UMC
May 3 | 4:00-5:00 PM
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Male Caregiver Support Group (virtual)
Durham - Open to all male caregivers
May 6 | 10:00-11:30 AM
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Frontotemporal Caregiver Support Group (Charlotte, NC)
Open to all FTD Caregivers
May 8 | 3:00-4:30 PM
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Younger-onset Dementia Support Group (virtual)
Open to anyone 65 and younger living with dementia and their care partners
May 10 | 7:00-8:30 PM
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African American Caregiver Support Group (virtual)
Open to all African American caregivers
May 11 | 6:00-7:00 PM
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Frontotemporal Caregiver Support Group (virtual)
Open to all FTD Caregivers
May 15 | 3:00-4:30 PM
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Frontotemporal Caregiver Support Group (Cornelius, NC)
Open to all FTD Caregivers
May 16 | 10:30-NOON
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Caregiver Support Group (virtual)
Weddington UMC
May 18 | 6:30-7:30 PM
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Caregiver Support Group (virtual)
Gracious Living Adult Day
May 21 | 10:00-11:00 AM
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Caregiver Support Group (Statesville, NC)
Concord Presbyterian
May 24 | 6:30-7:30 PM
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ADVOCACY

NC State Advocacy Day
May 25 | 9:00-2:30 PM

More advocacy events to be added soon.

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Additional programs are also available through the Community Resource Finder.

Can't join us in real time? The Alzheimer's Association Training and Education Center offers free courses available 24/7, so you can learn on your own schedule.