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About professional training

The Alzheimer's Association is committed to helping professionals improve their knowledge and skills, build stronger teams and deliver better care to people with dementia and their families.

Our training and education programs are geared to professionals working in both community-based and residential care settings.  Our programs and meetings have been attended by activity professionals, administrators, nurses, occupational therapists, physical therapists, social workers and staff trainers.  To find out more call 800.272.3900 or email for information about topics, fees and scheduling.

Education Calendar    In-service and Speaker Requests

Dementia Care Training 

Classroom and online training for professional care providers. In addition, for those who have their own professional training curricula, submit the curricula for review and recognition by the Alzheimer’s Association.

Dementia Care TrainingAlzheimer’s Association essentiALZ® is an online individual dementia care certification program that provides recognition for knowledge of quality dementia care practices.
Quality Care 

Evidence-based practice recommendations for the delivery of dementia care in residential living, in-home settings, and end-of-life care. 

First Responders

Do you provide care for people with Alzheimer's disease? Take this online training course and get certified today.


Alzheimer's Association

Our vision: A world without Alzheimer's disease®.
Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association is the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.