Join one or more of our free online educations classes to learn about the signs, symptoms, causes, risk factors, diagnosis, treatment, care strategies and resources for individuals impacted by dementia. Go to alz.org/crf for the latest listing in your area.
10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer's: Learn how to recognize common signs of the disease; how to approach someone with memory concerns; the importance of early detection and benefits of diagnosis; positive tests and assessments for the diagnostic process, and Alzheimer's Association resources.
Dementia Conversations: This program provides tips for breaking the ice with your family so you can address some of the most common issues that are difficult to discuss: going to the doctor for a diagnosis or medical treatment, deciding when to stop driving, and making legal and financial plans for future care.
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.
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 use hands-on tools to help you incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging.
Introduction to Alzheimer's: Hear a brief overview of Alzheimer’s disease, dementia and the Alzheimer’s Association services. Topics include the impact of Alzheimer’s, risk factors, warning signs and how others can join the fight against the disease.
Legal and Financial Planning: This program will cover information for families and individuals dealing with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia. Topics covered will include: making legal plans that fit your needs; legal documents you’ll need and what they mean for all of you; how to find legal and financial assistance; practical strategies for making a long-term plan of care; tax deductions and credits; government programs that can help pay for care
iving with Alzheimer's Early Stage - For Caregivers:
In the early stage of Alzheimer’s disease, families face new questions as they adjust. What does the diagnosis mean? What kinds of plans need to be made? What resources are available to help? This 3-part program provides practical answers to the questions that arise in the early stage. 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 - For Caregivers:
In the middle stage of Alzheimer’s disease, those who were care partners now become hands-on caregivers. Join us for this class as we discuss helpful strategies to provide safe, effective and comfortable care in the middle stage of Alzheimer’s.
Living with Alzheimer's for Late Stage Caregivers: In the late stage of Alzheimer’s disease, caregiving typically
involves new ways of connecting and interacting with the person with the disease. In this 2-part series, you’ll hear from caregivers and professionals about resources, monitoring care and providing meaningful connection for the person with late-stage Alzheimer’s and their families.
Understanding Alzheimer's and Dementia: Join us to learn about the impact of Alzheimer's; the difference between Alzheimer's and dementia; stages and risk factors; current research and treatments available for some symptoms; and Alzheimer's Association resources.
Understanding and Responding to Dementia Related Behavior: Join us to learn to decode behavioral messages, identify common behavior triggers, and learn strategies to help intervene with some of the most common behavioral challenges of Alzheimer’s disease.
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