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Our free classes, support groups and early stage social offerings are here to provide information and support for those facing Alzheimer's or another dementia.

In addition to traditional in-person programs, we also offer virtual programs and support groups. Registration is required for these offerings in order to receive details to access the video conference, either through webinar (video) or by phone (audio only).

We also offer several on-demand courses available for immediate access. Para obtener adicional material educativo sobre el alzhéimer y la demencia en español, haga clic aquí.

To register, click on a date below, call the number listed or call our 24/7 Helpline at 800.272.3900. 

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Community Education Programs
Caregiver Support Groups
Early Stage Dementia Social Engagement

View all educational offerings at, or request a presentation for your group. 


Alzheimer's Awareness Presentations
Join us for an upcoming talk about the impact of the disease, local resources and ways you can join the fight against Alzheimer’s.

April 2, 10:00 - 11:00 AM 
Keith Summery N. Charleston Library
3503 Rivers Ave, N. Charleston
To register, call the Library: 843-744-2489.

April 6, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
St. Paul's Hollywood Library
5130 SC - 165, Hollywood, SC
To register, call Ren Ruggiero: 843-408-3335.

April 22, 10:30 - 11:00 AM
Timmonsville Senior Center
111 W. Main St, Timmonsville
To register, call Corey Remle: 843-432-2954.

Money Matters: A Caregiver's Guide to Finances (Spartanburg)
Learn about the costs of caregiving and the benefits of early planning, plus how to avoid financial abuse and fraud, start a conversation about finances, assess financial and legal needs, and find support.
April 4, 10:30-11:30 AM
Boiling Springs Library
871 Double Bridge Rd, Spartanburg
Registration not required.

Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body: Tips from the Latest Research (Landrum)
Join us for a lunch and learn to hear about the latest research in healthy aging and strategies for aging well.
April 10, 12:00-1:00 PM
Landrum Library
111 Asbury Dr, Landrum
Registration not required.

Dementia Conversations: Driving, Doctor Visits, Legal & Financial Planning (Marion County)
Learn to have honest and caring conversations about common concerns when someone begins to show signs of dementia.Learn to have honest and caring conversations about common concerns when someone begins to show signs of dementia.
April 17, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Bethel AME Church
7113 Highway 908, Britton's Neck
To register, call Corey Remle: 843-432-2954

Understanding Alzheimer's and Dementia (Greenville)
Learn about the difference between Alzheimer's and dementia, stages, risk factors and more.
April 23, 6:30- 7:30 PM
Mauldin Library (W. Jack Greer Branch)
800 Butler Rd, Greenville
To register: or call: 864-277-7397

10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer's (Manning)
Recognize common warning signs of Alzheimer's and learn what symptoms to look for in yourself and others.
April 24, 12:00-1:00 PM
Just Because Resource Center
113 East Boyce St, Manning
Registration not required.

Take some of our most popular classes below on your own schedule or browse additional topics.


Caregiving is not easy, but support groups provide opportunities to share experiences, trade tips and find encouragement among other caregivers. Groups listed meet virtually unless otherwise specified. View all support group offerings at or call 800.272.3900 to register.

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(Updated 3/27/24)


St. Michael's Monday Support Group
(hybrid: Zoom meeting offered concurrently with in-person meeting in Murrells Inlet)
Meets monthly on 1st & 3rd Mondays at 10:30 AM
April 1 | 10:30-11:30 AM
April 15 | 10:30-11:30 AM

Caregiver Support Group
Hosted by Respite Care Charleston
Meets monthly on 1st & 3rd Tuesdays at 7:00 PM
April 2 | 7:00-8:00 PM
April 16 | 7:00-8:00 PM

The Long Grief Goodbye Caregiver Support Group
Meets monthly on 1st Wednesday at 10:30 AM
April 3 | 10:30 -11:30 AM

Generation X, Y, & ALZ
Meets monthly on 1st Thursday at 5:30 PM
April 4 | 5:30 - 6:30 PM

Caregiver Support Group
Meets monthly on 2nd & 4th Monday at 10:30 AM
April 8 | 10:30-11:30 AM
April 22 | 10:30-11:30 AM

Spousal Caregiver Support Group
Meets monthly on 2nd Tuesday at 12:00 PM
April 9 | 12:00-1:00 PM

Coffee & Caregivers Group
Meets monthly on 3rd Saturday at 9:00 AM
April 20 | 9:00 AM

ALZConnected® powered by the Alzheimer's Association®, is a free online community for everyone affected by Alzheimer's or another dementia. Visit today to browse message boards for caregivers.


We offer programs designed to connect individuals with early stage cognitive loss (Alzheimer's, dementia or mild cognitive impairment) to share experiences, promote social interaction and build companionship. 


Additional programs are also available through the Community Resource Finder.

Can't join us in real time? The Alzheimer's Association Training and Education Center offers free courses available 24/7, so you can learn on your own schedule.