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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.

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. Para obtener adicional material educativo sobre el alzhéimer y la demencia en español, haga clic aquí.

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 at alz.org/crf, or request a presentation for your group. 

IN-PERSON PROGRAMS

Alzheimer's Awareness & Educational Bingo (Orangeburg)
March 2, 10:00-11:30 AM
Orangeburg Senior Helping Center, PACE
153 Founders Way, Orangeburg
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. RSVP to 803-268-5301.

Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related Behavior (Spartanburg)
March 14, 10:30-11:30am
Boiling Springs Library
871 Double Bridge Rd, Spartanburg
Learn to about some of the common triggers for behaviors associated with dementia, how to assess the person’s needs, and how to intervene effectively. Register here.

Understanding Alzheimer's and Dementia (Gresham/Marion County)
March 20, 10:00-11:00 AM
Bethel AME Church
7113 Highway 908, Britton's Neck
Learn about the difference between Alzheimer's and dementia, stages, risk factors and more. To register, call Corey Remle at 843-432-2954.

10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer's (Greenville)
March 26, 6:30-7:30 PM
Mauldin Library (W. Jack Greer Branch)
800 W. Butler Rd, Greenville
Recognize common warning signs of Alzheimer's and learn what symptoms to look for in yourself and others. To register call 864.277.7397.


LIVE WEBINARS

Women's Month Webinar: Balance and Wellness in Caregiving
A special presentation hosted by the Alz. Assoc. Michigan Chapter and open to all.
March 14 | 11:00 AM-12:30 PM


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 BY REGION
Coastal Region | Midlands Region | Upstate Region
(Updated 2/29/24)

VIRTUAL GROUPS

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
March 4 | 10:30-11:30 AM
March 18 | 10:30-11:30 AM

Caregiver Support Group
Hosted by Respite Care Charleston
Meets monthly on 1st & 3rd Tuesdays at 7:00 PM
March 5 | 7:00-8:00 PM
March 19 | 7:00-8:00 PM

The Long Grief Goodbye Caregiver Support Group
Meets monthly on 1st Wednesday at 10:30 AM
March 6 | 10:30 -11:30 AM

Generation X, Y, & ALZ
Meets monthly on 1st Thursday at 5:30 PM
March 7 | 5:30 - 6:30 PM

Caregiver Support Group
Meets monthly on 2nd & 4th Monday at 10:30 AM
March 11 | 10:30-11:30 AM
March 25 | 10:30-11:30 AM

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

Coffee & Caregivers Group
Meets monthly on 3rd Saturday at 9:00 AM
March 16 | 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.

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EARLY STAGE ENGAGEMENT PROGRAMS
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. 

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.