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Family & Community Education Programs

Registration is strongly suggested, as programs may be rescheduled or cancelled due to low attendance.  Please call our office at 800-272-3900 to register or for more information.  Specific programs below.

This 3 week series is intended to support and educate the person who has mild memory loss from Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia. Discussion topics will include living with memory loss, everyday coping skills, building a support system, and hope. You may invite family or friends to attend with you. Registration required by calling 1-800-272-3900.

Toledo:  Tuesdays, January 9, 16 and 23 from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. 
Alzheimer's Association, 2508 N Reynolds Road, back conference room.

The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia, and Alzheimer’s Disease
If someone you know is affected by Alzheimer’s disease or other related dementia, this program can help. It will provide information on detection, causes and risk factors, disease progression, treatment, and much more. (For Families-Free, For Professionals -$15.00, 2 CE)

Toledo:  In Toledo all Basics are held at the Alzheimer's Association, 2508 N Reynolds Road

Wednesday, January 17, 10:00 a.m. - 12 Noon 
Tuesday, February 27, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Tuesday, March 27, 12 Noon - 2:00 p.m.
Wednesday, April 18, 10:00 a.m. - 12 Noon
Thursday, May 17, 8:00 -10:00 a.m.
Tuesday, June 12, 12 Noon - 2:00 p.m.


Effective Communication Strategies
Join us to explore how communication takes place when someone has Alzheimer's, learn 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.

Know the 10 Signs: Early Detection Matters
This program will cover basics such as the 10 warning signs of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, the difference between normal aging and dementia, as well as tips for maintaining brain health.  


Healthy Living For Your Brain and Body
We have known for centuries that the health of the brain and body are connected; but now science is able to provide insights into how to optimize our physical and cognitive health as we age. Join us to learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity, and social engagement.

Delta: Tuesday, January 23, 11:00 a.m.
Delta Senior Center, Delta United Methodist Church, 101 Northwood Drive

Swanton: Friday, January 26, 11:00 a.m.
Swanton Senior Center, 217 Chestnut Street

Healthy Living: Brain Fitness

Tuesday, January 9 , 12:00 p.m.
Willard Senior Center, 315 E. Tiffin St.

Norwalk: Monday, January 22, 11:00 a.m.
Norwalk Senior Enrichment, 130 Shady Lane Dr.

Willard: Tuesday, February 13, 12:00 p.m.
Willard Senior Enrichment Center, 315 E. Tiffin St.

Norwalk: Monday, February 26, 11:00 a.m.
Norwalk Senior Enrichment, 130 Shady Lane Dr.


Dementia Conversations
When someone is showing signs of dementia it's time to talk.  Often, conversations with family about dementia can be challenging and uncomfortable.  This workshop will offer tips on how to have honest and caring conversations with family members about going to the doctor, deciding when to stop driving, making legal & financial plans, and more.

These programs are offered free of charge unless noted otherwise.

Registration is strongly suggested, as programs may be canceled due to low registration. For more information or to register for any of these programs, please call 1-800-272-3900. 

To schedule a program or start a support group in your area, please reach out to us to discuss the opportunity.


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.