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To request a program in your community:
Please email
alzsc@alz.org or call 800-272-3900.

Family caregivers: If you need an in-home care sitter in order to attend any of these programs, learn how to access this service at no cost by calling the Alzheimer’s Association at least two weeks in advance at 800-272-3900.

Prefer to learn online? Most of the workshops below are also available as free e-learning courses. Check them out! 


Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body: Tips from the Latest Research - Greenville
Join us to learn about the latest research providing insights into how to make lifestyle choices that may help you keep your brain and body healthy as you age, and use hands-on tools to help you incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging.

Tuesday, January 16, 2:00 - 3:00 PM
Alzheimer's Association Greenville Office
301 University Ridge, Conf. Room F, Greenville
Please RSVP by 1/15 to Jamie Guay: 800-272-3900 or jguay@alz.org.


Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body: Tips from the Latest Research - Columbia
Join us to learn about the latest research providing insights into how to make lifestyle choices that may help you keep your brain and body healthy as you age, and use hands-on tools to help you incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging. 

Saturday, January 20, 12:00-1:00 PM
Christ Mission/Pleasant Spring Church 
1323 Winyah Drive, Columbia 
Refreshments will be provided. 
Please RSVP by 1/19 to Sheila Lewis at 1- 800-272-3900 or slewis@alz.org


Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body: Tips from the Latest Research - Charleston
Join us to learn about the latest research providing insights into how to make lifestyle choices that may help you keep your brain and body healthy as you age, and use hands-on tools to help you incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging.

Thursday, January 25, 10:30-11:30 AM
Alzheimer's Association Office 
2090 Executive Hall Rd, Ste. 130, Charleston
Please RSVP by 1/24 to Cawana Tisdale at 1-800-272-3900 or ctisdale@alz.org.


Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body: Tips from the Latest Research - Columbia
Join us to learn about the latest research providing insights into how to make lifestyle choices that may help you keep your brain and body healthy as you age, and use hands-on tools to help you incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging.

Thursday, January 25, 2:00-3:00 PM
Alzheimer's Association Office 
140 Stoneridge Dr, Suite 210, Columbia
Light Refreshments will be provided.  
Please RSVP by 1/24 to Elizabeth Brantley at 1-800-272-3900 or ebrantley@alz.org


Effective Communications Strategies - Florence
Learn to decode the verbal and behavioral messages delivered by someone with dementia, and identify strategies to help you connect and communicate at each stage of the disease.

Thursday, January 25, 4:30-6:00 PM
Active Day Pee Dee 
2120 Enterprise Drive, Florence 
Light refreshments will be served.
For more information, contact Tyra Jefferson at 843-665-1919.  


Caregiver Lunch & Learn Series in Spartanburg
Join us one Friday each month for the following caregiver education workshops! All classes will be held at Eden Terrace Assisted Living & Memory Care, 2780 East Main St. Spartanburg from 12:00 -1:15 PM. Classes are free and Lunch will be served. Seating is limited. Please RSVP to 1-800-272-3900

Know the 10 Signs - Friday, January 26, 2018
Learn the 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer's disease, hear from people who have the disease, and find out how to recognize the signs in yourself and others.

Basics of Alzheimer's & Dementia - Friday, February 16, 2018
Learn about detection, causes, risk factors, stages and treatment of Alzheimer's disease.

Legal & Financial Planning - Friday, March 16, 2018
The diagnosis of Alzheimer's makes planning for the future more important than ever. Through this interactive two-part program, you will learn about important legal and financial issues, how to put plans in place, and how to access resources near you.

Understanding & Responding to Dementia Related Behaviors - Friday, April 20, 2018
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.


Caregiver Appreciation Night in Simpsonville
Please join the Alzheimer's Association for our first of 2018 Caregiver Appreciation Nights!

Tuesday, January 30, 6:30 - 8:00 PM
The Crossings at Five Forks
345 Five Forks Rd. Simpsonville
Please RSVP by 1/29 to Jamie Guay: 800-272-3900 or jguay@alz.org

Taking care of someone can be a very tough job; Caregivers frequently do not take a moment to take care of themselves. Please join the Alzheimer's Association and The Crossings in Simpsonville. They will be our gracious host for this night to say "Thank You!" to the family caregivers. We will meet in The Pub in the Independent Living area, where there will be refreshments and hors d' oeuvres. 


Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body: Tips from the Latest Research - Lancaster
Join us to learn about the latest research providing insights into how to make lifestyle choices that may help you keep your brain and body healthy as you age, and use hands-on tools to help you incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging.

Wednesday, January 31, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Integra Wellness (Located behind the Lowe's in Edgewater)
1040 Edgewater Corp. Parkway, Lancaster 
Please RSVP by 1/29 to Dori Burgess: 800-272-3900 or dburgess@alz.org
Lunch will be served. Limited Seating available.


Know the 10 Signs: Early Detection Matters - Seneca
Learn the 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer's disease, hear from people who have the disease, and find out how to recognize the signs in yourself and others.

Monday, February 5, 1:00-2:30 PM 
GHS Oconee Memorial, Patient Tower; Conference Room #1
298 Memorial Drive, Seneca
Please RSVP by 2/1 to Jamie Guay: 800-272-3900 or jguay@alz.org


10 Ways to Love Your Brain + Caregiver Support Group - Greenwood
Please join the Alzheimer's Association Support Group Meeting for a discussion on 10 lifestyle changes that can help reduce your risk of dementia. The support group will meet immediately following this program. Free lunch will be provided.

Tuesday, February 6, 12:00-1:30 PM
Ashley Place Assisted Living 
526 Haltiwanger Rd, Greenwood 
Please RSVP by 2/4/2018 to Cindy Poore at 864-344-1227. 


Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body: Tips from the Latest Research - Lancaster
Join us to learn about the latest research providing insights into how to make lifestyle choices that may help you keep your brain and body healthy as you age, and use hands-on tools to help you incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging.
     Wednesday, February 7, 1:00-2:00 PM
Edgewater Golf Club, 19th Hole Meeting Room 
2380 Catawba Ridge Blvd, Lancaster 
Please RSVP by 2/6 to Dori Burgess: 1-800-272-3900 or dburgess@alz.org


Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body: Tips from the Latest Research - Spartanburg
Join us to learn about the latest research providing insights into how to make lifestyle choices that may help you keep your brain and body healthy as you age, and use hands-on tools to help you incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging.


Thursday, February 8, 5:00-7:00 PM
White Oak Estates-Apartment Community Building (downstairs) 
400 Webber Rd, Spartanburg
Please RSVP by 2/7 to Dori Burgess: 1-800-272-3900 or dburgess@alz.org
Light Refreshments will be served.


Coffee Talk Series: Love Your Elder; Love Yourself - Easley
Please join the Alzheimer's Association and the Foothills Retirement Community for the first session of ""Coffee Talk."" These sessions will take place throughout the region at various times with various topics and various providers. This will be a 30 minute discussion on a topic; followed by 30 minutes of sitting back with friends while enjoying some coffee talk.

Tuesday, February 13, 10:00-11:00 AM
Foothills Retirement Community 
205 Bud Nalley Drive, Easley
Please RSV by 2/12 to Jamie Guay: 800-272-3900 or jguay@alz.org


Know the 10 Signs: Early Detection Matters - Columbia
Learn the 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer's disease, hear from people who have the disease, and find out how to recognize the signs in yourself and others.

Tuesday, February 13, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Alzheimer's Association Office 
140 Stoneridge Drive, Suite 210, Columbia 
Please RSVP by 2/12 to Sheila Lewis at 1-800-272-3900 slewis@alz.org 



Caregiver Stress Management - Greenville
Please join, Martha Durham, PhD from North Main Counseling and learn some crucial tips on managing stress. As a caregiver for a person with dementia, you may be so concerned with caring for them that you don't realize your own health is at risk. Learn how to recognize and manage your stress

Thursday, February 15, 3:00-4:00 PM
Alzheimer's Association, Greenville Office 
301 University Ridge, Conf Room F, Greenville 
Pleae RSVP by 2/14 to Jamie Guay: 800-272-3900 or jguay@alz.org.


Know the 10 Signs: Early Detection Matters - Greenville
Learn the 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer's disease, hear from people who have the disease, and find out how to recognize the signs in yourself and others.

Tuesday, February 20, 2:00-3:00 PM
Alzheimer's Association Office, Conference Room F 
301 University Ridge, Greenville 
Please RSVP by 2/19 to Jamie Guay at 800-272-3900 or jguay@alz.org


Know the 10 Signs: Early Detection Matters - Charleston
Learn the 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer's disease, hear from people who have the disease, and find out how to recognize the signs in yourself and others.

Thursday, February 22, 10:30-11:30 AM
Alzheimer's Association Office 
2090 Executive Hall Rd, Ste. 130, Charleston
Please RSVP by 2/21 to Cawana Tisdale at 1-800-272-3900 or ctisdale@alz.org


Know the 10 Signs: Early Detection Matters - Greenville
Learn the 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer's disease, hear from people who have the disease, and find out how to recognize the signs in yourself and others.

Thursday, February 22, 6:30 - 7:30 PM
Thrive, 715 S. Buncombe Rd, Greer 
Light refreshments will be provided .
Please RSVP by 2/21 to Jamie Guay at 1-800-272-3900 or jguay@alz.org

 


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