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Select education classes are delivered in real time, over the phone, open to the public and are free of charge. Each class provides education, practical guidance and tools to those caring for someone with dementia. Join us from the comfort of your home to learn about several dementia-related topics.
 

Registration at least 1 day prior to each teleconference is required to receive dial-in instructions. Please call 800.272.3900 for more information or register for an upcoming class below.

Monthly Over-the-Phone Education Courses

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. 

Friday, May 10, 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.

Pre-Registration Required at least 1 day in advance to receive dial instructions. To register, call 800.272.3900 or click here to sign up online. Dial instructions will be emailed on May 9th. 


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. 

Friday, June 7, 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.

Pre-Registration Required at least 1 day in advance to receive dial instructions. To register, call 800.272.3900 or click here to sign up online. Dial instructions will be emailed on June 6th. 

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.

Friday, July 12, 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.

Pre-Registration Required at least 1 day in advance to receive dial instructions. To register, call 800.272.3900 or click here to sign up online. Dial instructions will be emailed on July 11th. 

Dementia Conversations
Conversations with family or friends who are showing signs of dementia can be challenging and uncomfortable. Please join us to discuss tips on how to have honest and caring conversations about going to the doctor, when to stop driving, and making legal and financial plans.

Friday, August 2, 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.

Pre-Registration Required at least 1 day in advance to receive dial instructions. To register, call 800.272.3900 or click here to sign up online. Dial instructions will be emailed on August 1st. 

Effective Communication Strategies

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

Friday, September 6, 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.

Pre-Registration Required at least 1 day in advance to receive dial instructions. To register, call 800.272.3900 or click here to sign up online. Dial instructions will be emailed on September 5th. 

Understanding & Responding to Dementia-Related Behaviors

Learn about some of the common triggers for behaviors associated with dementia, how to assess the person’s needs, and how to intervene effectively.

Friday, October 4, 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.

Pre-Registration Required at least 1 day in advance to receive dial instructions. To register, call 800.272.3900 or click here to sign up online. Dial instructions will be emailed on October 3rd.