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.
Most of our programs are 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.
We also offer several on-demand courses 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
View all educational offerings at alz.org/crf, or request a presentation for your group.
Alzheimer's Awareness & Educational Bingo
Join us for an upcoming talk about the impact of the disease, local resources and ways you can join the fight against Alzheimer’s. Learn with us and test your knowledge for prizes. Refreshments provided.
February 22, 10:00-11:00 AM
Leatherman Senior Center
800 Senior Way, Florence
To register call Corey Remle: 843-432-2954.
Early Stage Listening Session
The purpose of this program is to engage with those living with the early stages of dementia and their families, providing a safe place to voice their concerns, needs, and ideas for future programs that may better support their experience. - POSTPONED TO LATER DATE.
February 24, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
The Atrium at Stoneridge
140 Stoneridge Dr, Suite 640, Columbia
Alzheimer's Awareness Workshop
February 20, 7:00-8:00 PM
Take some of our most popular classes below on your own schedule or browse additional topics.
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.
View our current listing of in-person support groups. (Updated 1/31/24)
Generation X, Y, & ALZ
Meets monthly on 1st Thursday at 5:30 PM
February 1 | 5:30 - 6:30 PM
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
February 5 | 10:30-11:30 AM
February 19 | 10:30-11:30 AM
Caregiver Support Group
Hosted by Respite Care Charleston
Meets monthly on 1st & 3rd Tuesdays at 7:00 PM
February 6 | 7:00-8:00 PM
February 20 | 7:00-8:00 PM
The Long Grief Goodbye Caregiver Support Group
Meets monthly on 1st Wednesday at 10:30 AM
February 7 | 10:30 -11:30 AM
Caregiver Support Group
Meets monthly on 2nd & 4th Monday at 10:30 AM
February 12 | 10:30-11:30 AM
February 26 | 10:30-11:30 AM
Spousal Caregiver Support Group
Meets monthly on 2nd Tuesday at 12:00 PM
February 13 | 12:00-1:00 PM
Coffee & Caregivers Group
Meets monthly on 3rd Saturday at 9:00 AM
February 17 | 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.
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.
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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.