Alzheimer’s and dementia care training founded in evidence-based information


The following dementia care training programs have been recognized by the Alzheimer’s Association as reflecting the five topic areas of the Dementia Care Practice Recommendations. Providers using these training programs are eligible to purchase essentiALZ® exams for their staff. Please contact the company directly for more information about the training program.

Recognition from the Alzheimer’s Association is not an endorsement of the professional training or evaluation of the care provided.

Note: The essentiALZ exam is not available for individual purchase. Individual professional care workers who need access to essentiALZ should purchase the Alzheimer's Association Person-Centered Dementia Care Training Program

Recognized training programs

Alzheimer's Association
Person-Centered Dementia Care Training Program
Training hours: 3 hours
Purchase includes the essentiALZ certification exam.

AlzBetter
Foundation Training

Training hours: 4 hours
essentiALZ exams must be purchased separately.

HealthCare Interactive®
CARES® Dementia Basics™
Training hours: 4 hours
Recognition expiration date: 1/1/2021
essentiALZ exams must be purchased separately.

In the Know
Alzheimer's Disease Specialist Training
Training hours: 6 hours
Recognition expiration date: 8/23/2022
essentiALZ exams must be purchased separately.

Welderly Care Dementia Professionals
A Practical & Innovative Approach to Dementia Care
Training hours: 8 hours
Recognition expiration date: 1/21/2022
essentiALZ exams must be purchased separately.

Proprietary training programs

The Alzheimer’s Association recognizes several training programs offered by provider organizations that are exclusive to their staff, including:

Contact us

For more information about the Alzheimer's Association Person-Centered Dementia Care Training Program, curriculum review and essentiALZ certification, please complete our form.

Contact Us