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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.

We currently offer three types of community education programs:

In-person: Hosted locally for people to learn together in-person. Registration is requested.

Live Webinar: Program is offered live via a webinar platform. Registration is required, and registrants will be sent additional webinar details prior to the date of the program. Participants will be given the option of joining via video/webinar or through a toll-free number.

On Demand: Pre-recorded video that is available for immediate access.

To register, click on a date below or call 800.272.3900. Please check back for additional offerings.

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Community Education Programs
Caregiver Support Groups
Early Stage Dementia Social Engagement
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EDUCATION PROGRAMS
View all educational offerings (to include statewide in-person events) at alz.org/crf, or request a presentation for your group. Programs listed meet virtually unless otherwise specified. If you are interested in scheduling a program in your community, please email alzsc@alz.org.

VIRTUAL PROGRAMS

10 Warning Signs
November 7, 2022 | 3:00 PM

Dementia Conversations
November 14, 2022 | 3:00 PM

ALZ Talks:
Alzheimer’s, Dementia and the Holidays

November 17, 2022 I 1:00 PM
The holidays can be challenging for families facing dementia. Hear about things to consider when planning visits and traditions. You’ll also learn about signs and symptoms of Alzheimer’s and the resources that are available.

Purple Sunday (South Carolina) Interfaith Virtual Program
November 20, 2022 | 3:00 PM
In addition to addressing the special spiritual needs of people living with Alzheimer’s and their caregivers, participants will learn more about the difference between Alzheimer's and dementia, risk factors, warning signs, and helpful resources.
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Understanding Alzheimer's & Dementia
November 21, 2022 | 3:00 PM

Dementia Conversations
November 28, 2022 | 3:00 PM

Advancing the Science: The Latest in Alzheimer's & Dementia Research
November 29, 2022 | 5:30 PM
Featuring guest researcher Dr. Lawrence Reagan of the University of South Carolina

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

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CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUPS
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 alz.org/crf or call 800.272.3900 to register.

IN-PERSON GROUPS
View our current listing of in-person support groups. 

VIRTUAL GROUPS

Tuesday Caregiver Support Group
Meets Monthly on 1st & 3rd Tuesdays at 7:00 PM
November 1, 2022 | 7:00 PM
November 15, 2022 | 7:00 PM

The Long Grief Goodbye Caregiver Support Group
Meets Monthly on the First Wednesday at 10:00 AM
November 2, 2022 | 10:00 -11:00 AM

Thursday Caregiver Support Group
Meets Monthly on 1st & 3rd Thursday at 10:30 AM
November 3, 2022 | 10:30-11:30 AM
November 17, 2022 | 10:30-11:30 AM

Monday Caregiver Support Group
Meets Monthly on 1st & 3rd Monday at 10:30 AM
November 7, 2022 | 10:30 AM
November 21, 2022 | 10:30 AM

Spousal Caregiver Support Group
Meets Monthly on the Second Tuesday at 12:00 PM
November 8, 2022 | 12:00-1:00 PM

Positive Perspectives Caregiver Support Group
(For Early Stage Caregivers)
Meets Monthly on 2nd Tuesday at 4:30 PM
CANCELLED FOR NOVEMBER

Intentional Understanding Caregiver Support Group
Meets Monthly on 4th Sunday at 3:00 PM
November 27, 2022 | 3:00-4:00 PM

Generation X, Y, & ALZ Caregiver Support Group
Meets Monthly on 4th Tuesday at 5:30 PM
CANCELLED FOR NOVEMBER

ALZConnected® powered by the Alzheimer's Association®, is a free online community for everyone affected by Alzheimer's or another dementia. Browse message boards for caregivers or people living with dementia.

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EARLY STAGE ENGAGEMENT PROGRAMS
We offer a variety of 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. 

CLICK TO VIEW DETAILED LISTING!
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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.