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Our free education programs for New York City cover topics related to brain health, Alzheimer's and other dementia, and caregiving. They are offered in multiple languages and all are currently virtual, so you can participate via phone or online.  

To register and receive instructions for how to join a session, call 800.272.3900 or click the links below.

Fall 2021 Programs

10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer's
Alzheimer’s and other dementias cause changes in memory, thinking and behavior that interfere with daily life. Join us to learn about 10 common warning signs and what to watch for in yourself and others.  Advancing the Science: The Latest on Alzheimer's and Dementia Research
Learn about the current landscape of dementia research, including the latest on risk factors, lifestyle interventions, and treatments in development. COVID-19 and Caregiving
This program provides useful tips for caregiving during the pandemic. Dementia Conversations
Memory loss in a loved one can lead to many uncomfortable conversations, from seeing a doctor to making legal and financial plans for the future. Learn how to navigate them successfully.  Effective Communication Strategies
This program helps caregivers decode verbal and behavioral communication and identify ways to connect and communicate at each stage of Alzheimer's or other dementia.  Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body
Join us to learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement, and how to incorporate these tips into a plan for healthy aging. This program includes a special research presentation. Legal and Financial Issues
Learn about important legal and financial issues to consider with dementia, how to put plans in place, and how to access legal and financial resources near you. Living with Alzheimer's: Early Stage
Get practical answers to the questions that arise in the early stage of dementia, hear from those directly affected, and learn what you can do to cope with the changes that come with an early-stage diagnosis. Living with Alzheimer's: Middle Stage
During this stage, caregiving becomes more hands-on. In this session, we provide guidance to provide safe, effective, and comfortable care. Living with Alzheimer's: Late Stage
The stage typically involves new ways of interacting and connecting. Join us to hear caregivers and professionals discuss monitoring, care and connection strategies.  Services for Today, Hope for Tomorrow
Join us for an overview of all the programs and services offered by the Alzheimer’s Association. Understanding Alzheimer's and Dementia 
Join us to learn the difference between Alzheimer's and dementia, stages and risk factors of Alzheimer's, current treatments, and available resources.  Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related Behavior
In this program, you'll explore a four-step model to address behavioral aspects of dementia and learn how to apply it to some common behaviors. What Every Caregiver Needs to Know
Taking care of someone living with Alzheimer's or another dementia can be hard, getting support shouldn't be. Join us to learn about available resources and programs and get caregiving tips.