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.
10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer's
Spring 2021 Programs
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.
COVID-19 and Caregiving
- Wednesday, June 16, 1-2 p.m. (Spanish)
- Friday, June 25, 6-7:30 p.m.
- Friday, July 16, 6-7 p.m.
- Wednesday, August 4, 2-3 p.m.
- Monday, August 23, 6-7 p.m.
- Thursday, September 2, 6-7 p.m.
Caregiving for someone living with dementia can be difficult, and COVID-19 adds new challenges. This program provides simple tips for caregivers during the pandemic.
Learn strategies for having difficult conversations with family members, including going to the doctor, deciding when to stop driving, and making legal and financial plans.
Effective Communication Strategies
This programs 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
Science provides insights into how to optimize our physical and cognitive health as we age. Learn about how to incorporate diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity, and social engagement into a plan for healthy aging.
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
This 3-part program provides practical answers to the questions after an Alzheimer's diagnosis. Hear from those directly affected and learn what you can do to cope.
Living with Alzheimer's: Middle Stage
Join us for this 3-part series to learn helpful strategies to provide safe, effective and comfortable care in the middle stage of Alzheimer’s.
Understanding Alzheimer's and Dementia
Join us to learn about the impact of Alzheimer’s, the difference between Alzheimer’s and dementia, disease stages and risk factors, current research and 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.
What’s the Difference?
Learn about the symptoms, progression, and care of Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and Lewy body dementia in this panel organized by the Renewal Memory Institute.
What You Need to Know Today to Plan for Tomorrow
Join this virtual expo to learn about care options as you plan for a secure, independent, and meaningful future.