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Click here for the full May 2019 calendar or follow the links below to register for classes in your area.

Special Opportunities this Month

3-Part Series: Living with Early Memory Loss

If you have mild memory loss, Alzheimer’s, or related dementia, join us for this 3-part series to connect with others meeting the same challenges and learn what you need to know to navigate this chapter of your life. (This series is open to individuals and their care partners only.) 

Thursday evenings, May 16, 23, 30
Alzheimer's Association
700 The City Drive South, Suite 7400
Orange, CA 92868

*Space is limited. For meeting times and more information, contact Larissa Haiker at 949.771.0306 or lthaiker@alz.org.

National Senior Health Day - Healthy Living for your Brain & Body 
In honor of National Senior Health Day, join us to hear what research has shown in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity, and social engagement. Learn how to make lifestyle choices that may help you keep your brain and body healthy as you age.
Wednesday, May 29, 3:00 - 4:30 p.m.
Alzheimer's Association

770 The City Drive South, Suite 7400, Orange, CA 92868
Sign up online or by calling 800.272.3900

Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia
Learn the difference between Alzheimer's and dementia; Alzheimer's stages and risk factors; current research and available treatments; and ways the Alzheimer's Association can help.

Wednesday, May 1, 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
St. Jude Community Services

130 W. Bastanchury Rd., Fullerton, CA 92835
Sign up online or by calling 800.272.3900

Thursday, May 9, 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.
St. Joseph Heritage Healthcare Center for Health Promotion

2212 E. 4th St., Suite 301, Santa Ana, CA 92705
Sign up online or by calling 800.272.3900

Effective Communication Strategies
Learn to decode verbal and behavorial messages delivered by someone with dementia and identify strategies to help you connect and communicate at each stage of the disease.

Friday, May 10, 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
HOAG Health Center Neurosciences Conference Room
(2nd Floor)
16405 Sand Canyon
Irvine, CA 92618
Sign up online or by calling 800.272.3900

Saturday, May 25, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
El Toro Library

24672 Raymond Way
Lake Forest, CA 92630
Sign up online or by calling 800.272.3900

Understanding Care Options
Join us to learn about respite care options including informal care services and senior living options, as well as managing and coping with difficult feelings. 

Monday, May 13, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Fullerton Public Library

353 W. Commonwealth Ave., Fullerton, CA 92832
Sign up online or by calling 800.272.3900

Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related Behavior
Learn about some of the common triggers for behaviors associated with dementia, how to assess the person's needs, and how to intervene effectively. 

Wednesday, May 15, 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
St. Jude Community Services

130 W. Bastanchury Rd., Fullerton, CA 92835
Sign up online or by calling 800.272.3900

Tuesday, May 28, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Los Alamitos-Rossmoor Library

12700 Montecito Rd., Seal Beach, CA 90704
Sign up online or by calling 800.272.3900

The 10 Warning Signs
Alzheimer's and other dementias cause changes in memory, thinking, and behavior that interfere with daily life. Join us to learn about ten common warning signs and what to watch for in yourself and others. 

Monday, May 20, 3:00 - 4:30 p.m.
St. Joseph Heritage Healthcare Center for Health Promotion

2212 E. 4th St., Suite 301, Santa Ana, CA 92705
Sign up online or by calling 800.272.3900