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Community Education

Please note that all community education will be conducted by phone or online until further notice.

Family caregiver education is designed by topic to help caregivers through specific challenges. Programs are free to attend, but registration is required.

To find a Community Education Program near you, visit our Chapter Calendar or the Community Resource Finder where you may access resources, community programs and services.

For free online training and education programs that cover dozens of topics, including care strategies and Alzheimer's basics, go to the Training and Education Center.

HINTS FOR THE HOLIDAYS
with a loved one who has Alzheimer’s or dementia

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 16  |  12 - 1:30 P.M
The holidays will be different this year for many of us. Please join us for a Lunch & Learn program to explore the 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s and what you should do if you are concerned about the memory of a loved one. We’ll also explore ways to make the most of the holiday with your loved one with dementia whether at home or in a long-term care community.

The event will be held virtually via Zoom. Please register HERE or call 800.272.3900 prior to the event to receive login or call in instructions.

AM I MY BROTHER'S KEEPER? 
Today, men represent almost 40 percent or close to 14.5 million caregivers caring for a family member. The stress of caregiving can lead to burnout if you do not take care of yourself.

Click here to watch the program.


Annual Conference on Dementia
September 17 -24, 2020 


If you missed this year's Conference on Dementia or would like to hear it again, please watch each session. For program details, click here. To watch a session video, click on the program title below.

ADVOCACY & PUBLIC POLICY UPDATES

SPECIAL SESSION FOR THOSE LIVING WITH DEMENTIA

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION

FAMILY CAREGIVERS: BUILDING YOUR TOOL BOX

PROFESSIONAL CAREGIVERS: BUILDING YOUR TOOL BOX

VOLUNTEER WORKSHOP: FROM COMPASSION TO ACTION

CAREGIVING THROUGH THE LENS OF AFRICAN AMERICANS IN 2020 -
African American caregivers find they are often confronted with the complexities of caregiving through the lens of race.  Join the Alzheimer's Association for a virtual and telephone panel discussion about the impact of race and culture on caregiver mental health, medical, spiritual, and safety needs.