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Education Programs

The Alzheimer's Association also offers a variety of education programs to increase knowledge and to support those facing Alzheimer's disease. Many of the below classes are available through the Alzheimer's Association Training and Education Center online. For programs currently taking place on specific dates for the California Southland area, please look under each topic.

Calendar of Events

California Southland
April     |    May

San Fernando Valley and Santa Clarita Valley
April     |    May

Coachella Valley
April     |    May

Inland Empire
April     |    May

Temecula Valley
May/June/July

Central Valley
2018

To stay updated on education programs in California Southland, please sign up here .


Know the 10 Signs: Early Detection Matters
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, May 3, 2018, 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Whittier Hearing Center
13121 E. Philadelphia Ave., Whittier, CA 90601
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER or call 800.272.3900.

Saturday, May 12, 2018, 10 a.m.-noon
Brookdale Walnut
19850 Colima Rd., Walnut, CA 91789
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER or call 800.272.3900.

Martes, 15 de mayo, 2018, 10:30-11:30 a.m.
IEHP Community Resource Center
805 W. 2nd St., Suite C, San Bernardino, CA 92410
HAGA CLIC AQUI PARA REGISTRARSE o llame a 800.272.3900.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018, 12:30-1:30 p.m.
Corona Senior Center
921 S. Belle Ave., Corona, CA 92882
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER or call 800.272.3900.

Saturday, May 26, 2018, 10-11 a.m.
Alhambra Civic Center Library
101 S. First St., Alhambra, CA 91801
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER or call 800.272.3900.

Saturday, May 26, 2018, 12-1 p.m.
Alhambra Civic Center Library
101 S. First St., Alhambra, CA 91801
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER or call 800.272.3900.
*This class will be presented in Mandarin.

Thursday, June 7, 2018, 7-8:30 p.m.
Pasadena Central Library
285 E. Walnut, Pasadena, CA 91101
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER or call 800.272.3900.

Wednesday, June 27, 2018, 1-2:30 p.m.
Mayflower Gardens Retirement Community
6570 West Ave. L-2, Lancaster, CA 93536
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER or call 800.272.3900.

Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body: Tips from the Latest Research
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, April 26, 2018, 1:30-2:30 p.m.
Linda Valley Assisted Living and Memory Care
25393 Cole St., Loma Linda, CA 92354
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER or call 800.272.3900.

Saturday, May 19, 2018, 10-11 a.m.
Mt. Zion Church of Ontario
224 W. California St., Ontario, CA 91762
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER or call 800.272.3900.

Friday, May 25, 2018, 10:45-11:30 a.m.
City of Covina Parks & Recreation
4555 N. Lark Ellen Ave., Covina, CA 91722
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER or call 800.272.3900.

Viernes, 25 de mayo, 2018, 10:45-11:30 a.m.
City of Covina Parks & Recreation
4555 N. Lark Ellen Ave., Covina, CA 91722
HAGA CLIC AQUI PARA REGISTRARSE o llame a 800.272.3900.

Friday, June 1, 2018, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Kaiser Permanente Moreno Valley
27200 Iris Ave., Moreno Valley, CA 92555
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER or call 800.272.3900.

Viernes, 1 de junio, 2018, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Kaiser Permanente Moreno Valley
27200 Iris Ave., Moreno Valley, CA 92555
HAGA CLIC AQUI PARA REGISTRARSE o llame a 800.272.3900.

Wednesday, June 6, 2018, 2-3:30 p.m.
Prestige Assisted Living at Lancaster
43454 30th St. West, Lancaster, CA 93536
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER or call 800.272.3900.

Saturday, June 9, 2018, 10 a.m.-noon
Brookdale Walnut
19850 Colima Rd., Walnut, CA 91789
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER or call 800.272.3900.

Expressions
Caregivers and those in the early stages of the disease, join us once a month for social engagement using healing arts, such as music, visual art, and storytelling.

4th Tuesday of each month, 11 a.m.-noon
Beach Cities Health District in the Beach Cities Room
514 N. Prospect Ave., Redondo Beach, CA 90277
For more information, please contact Yael Wyte, MSW at ywyte@alz.org or 323.486.6632.

Tuesday, April 24, 2018, 11 a.m.-noon
Beach Cites Health District, Beach Cities Room
514 N. Prospect Ave., Redondo Beach, CA 90277
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER or call 800.272.3900.

Tuesday, May 22, 2018, 11 a.m.-noon
Beach Cities Health District, Beach Cities Room
514 N. Prospect Ave., Redondo Beach, CA 90277
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER or call 800.272.3900.

Tuesday, June 26, 2018, 11 a.m.-noon
Beach Cities Health District, Beach Cities Room
514 N. Prospect Ave., Redondo Beach, CA 90277
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER or call 800.272.3900.

Introduction & Overview of Alzheimer's Association Services

Come meet your local Alzheimer's Association, California Southland Chapter Representative and learn about free services and support for your family and how you can get involved.

Living with Alzheimer's: For Caregivers - Early Stage
In the early stage of Alzheimer's disease, families face new questions as they adjust. This three-part program provides practical answers to the questions that arise in the early stage.

Part 1: Wednesday, May 23, 2018, noon-2 p.m.
Beach Cities Health District
514 N. Prospect Ave., Redondo Beach, CA 90277
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER or call 800.272.3900.

Part 2: Wednesday, May 30, 2018, noon-2 p.m.
Beach Cities Health District
514 N. Prospect Ave., Redondo Beach, CA 90277
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER or call 800.272.3900.

Tuesday, June 19, 2018, 1:30-3 p.m.
Kaiser Permanente Panorama City
13561 Willard St., Panorama City, CA 91402
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER or call 800.272.3900.

Part 3: Wednesday, June 13, 2018, noon-2 p.m.
Beach Cities Health District
514 N. Prospect Ave., Redondo Beach, CA 90277
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER or call 800.272.3900.

Tuesday, June 26, 2018, 1:30-3 p.m.
Kaiser Permanente Panorama City
13561 Willard St., Panorama City, CA 91402
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER or call 800.272.3900.

Living with Alzheimer's: For Caregivers - Middle Stage
In the middle stage of Alzheimer's disease, care partners become hands-on caregivers. During this three-part series, you will hear caregivers and professionals discuss helpful strategies to provide safe, effective and comfortable care.

Part 1:
Friday, May 11, 2018
, 11 a.m.-noon
Renaissance Village
24271 Jackson Ave., Murrieta, CA 92562
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER or call 800.272.3900.

Part 2:
Thursday, May 10, 2018, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Blossom Grove Alzheimer's Special Care Center
11116 New Jersey St., Redlands, CA 92373
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER or call 800.272.3900.

Monday, June 18, 2018, 2-3:30 p.m.
Kaiser Permanente Lancaster
43112 N. 15th St. West, Lancaster, CA 93534
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER or call 800.272.3900.

Living with Alzheimer's: For Caregivers - Late Stage
In the late stage of Alzheimer's disease, caregiving typically involves new ways of connecting and interacting with the person with the disease. In this two-part series, you'll hear from caregivers and professionals about resources, monitoring care and ways to engage in meaningful connections.

 

 

The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer's
Learn about detection, causes, risk factors, stages and treatment of Alzheimer's disease.

Monday, April 23, 2018, 1:30-3 p.m.
Adventist Health Glendale
1509 Wilson Terrace, Glendale, CA 91206
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER or call 800.272.3900.

Wednesday, April 25, 2018, 1:30-3 p.m.
Santa Clarita Valley Community Center
26111 Bouquet Canyon Rd., #H1, Santa Clarita, CA 91350
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER or call 800.272.3900.

Tuesday, May 8, 2018, 2:15-3:45 p.m.
Joslyn Adult Center
1301 W. Olive Ave., Burbank, CA 91506
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER or call 800.272.3900.

Friday, May 18, 2018, 10-11 a.m.
Hemet Library
300 E. Latham Ave., Hemet, CA 92543
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER or call 800.272.3900.

Thursday, June 14, 2018, 7-8:30 p.m.
Pasadena Central Library
285 E. Walnut, Pasadena, CA 91101
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER or call
800.272.3900.

Friday, June 22, 2018, 10:45-11:30 a.m.
City of Covina Parks & Recreation
4555 N. Lark Ellen Ave., Covina, CA 91722
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER or call 800.272.3900.

Viernes, 22 de junio, 2018, 10:45-11:30 a.m.
City of Covina Parks & Recreation
4555 N. Lark Ellen Ave., Covina, CA 91722
HAGA CLIC AQUI PARA REGISTRARSE o llame a 800.272.3900.

 

 

Dementia Conversations: Driving, Doctor Visits, Legal & Financial Planning
Learn to have honest and caring conversations about common concerns when someone begins to show signs of dementia.

Tuesday, April 24, 2018, 1:30-3 p.m.
Kaiser Permanente Panorama City
13561 Willard St., Panorama City, CA 91402
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER or call 800.272.3900.

Tuesday, May 1, 2018, 9-10 a.m.
Kaiser Permanente Moreno Valley
27200 Iris Ave., Moreno Valley, CA 92555
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER or call 800.272.3900.

Martes, 1 de mayo, 2018, 10-11 a.m.
Kaiser Permanente Moreno Valley
27200 Iris Ave., Moreno Valley, CA 92555
HAGA CLIC AQUI PARA REGISTRARSE o llame a 800.272.3900.

 

Legal and Financial Planning for Alzheimer's Disease
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.

Part 1:
Tuesday, May 8, 2018, 1:30-3 p.m.
Kaiser Permanente Panorama City
13561 Willard St., Panorama City, CA 91402
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER or call 800.272.3900.

Wednesday, May 9, 2018, 10-11:30 a.m.
Bet Tzedek
3250 Wilshire Blvd., 13th Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90010
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER or call 800.272.3900.

Part 2:
Tuesday, May 15, 2018, 10-11:30 a.m.
Bet Tzedek
3250 Wilshire Blvd., 13th Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90010
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER or call 800.272.3900.

Tuesday, May 15, 2018, 1:30-3 p.m.
Kaiser Permanente Panorama City
13561 Willard St., Panorama City, CA 91402
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER or call 800.272.3900.

 

Effective Communication Strategies
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.

Tuesday, April 24, 2018, 9-10 a.m.
Kaiser Permanente Riverside
11080 Magnolia Ave., Riverside, CA 92505
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER or call 800.272.3900.

Martes, 24 de abril, 2018, 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Kaiser Permanente Riverside
11080 Magnolia Ave., Riverside, CA 92505
HAGA CLIC AQUI PARA REGISTRARSE o llame a 800.272.3900.

Monday, April 30, 2018, 2:30-4 p.m.
Belmont Village Rancho Palos Verdes
5701 Crestridge Ave., Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER or call 800.272.3900.

Tuesday, May 1, 2018, 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Caremore
141 W. Foothill Blvd., Upland, CA 91786
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER or call 800.272.3900.

Friday, May 4, 2018, 1-2 p.m.
This free education class is being offered as a TELECONFERENCE.
Advance registration by May 3 is required.
Call 800.272.3900 to register.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018, 10:30 a.m.-noon
Santa Clarita Valley Community Center
26111 Bouquet Canyon Rd., #H1, Santa Clarita, CA 91350
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER or call 800.272.3900.

Thursday, May 17, 2018, 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Duarte Senior Center
1610 Huntington Dr., Duarte, CA 91010
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER or call 800.272.3900.

Saturday, May 19, 2018, 10:30 a.m.-noon
Julian Dixon Library
4975 Overland Ave., Culver City, CA 90230
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER or call 800.272.3900.

Monday, May 21, 2018, 1:30-3 p.m.
Adventist Health Glendale
1509 Wilson Terrace, Glendale, CA 91206
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER or call 800.272.3900.

Thursday, June 21, 2018, 7-8:30 p.m.
Pasadena Central Library
285 E. Walnut, Pasadena, CA 91101
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER or call 800.272.3900.

Thursday, June 21, 2018, 1:30-3 p.m.
Lakewood Gardens
12055 Lakewood Blvd., Downey, CA 90242
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER or call 800.272.3900.

 

Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related Behavior
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.

Wednesday, April 18, 2018, 6-7:30 p.m.
Pacifica Senior Living Northridge
8700 Lindley Ave., Northridge, CA 91325
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER or call 800.272.3900.

Thursday, May 10, 2018, 6-7:30 p.m.
Brookdale San Dimas
1740 San Dimas Ave., San Dimas, CA 91773
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER or call 800.272.3900.

Monday, May 21, 2018, 2-3:30 p.m.
Kaiser Permanente Culver Marina
12001 W. Washington Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90066
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER or call 800.272.3900.

Tuesday, May 22, 2018, 9-10 a.m.
Kaiser Permanente Riverside
11080 Magnolia Ave., Riverside, CA 92505
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER or call 800.272.3900.

Martes, 22 de mayo, 2018, 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Kaiser Permanente Riverside
11080 Magnolia Ave., Riverside, CA 92505
HAGA CLIC AQUI PARA REGISTRARSE o llame a 800.272.3900.

Friday, June 1, 2018, 1-2 p.m.
This free education class is being offered as a TELECONFERENCE.
Advance registration by May 31 is required.
Call 800.272.3900 to register.

Tuesday, June 12, 2018, 1:30-3 p.m.
Santa Clarita Valley Community Center
26111 Bouquet Canyon Rd., #H1, Santa Clarita, CA 91350
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER or call
800.272.3900.

Monday, June 25, 2018, 1:30-3 p.m.
Adventist Health Glendale
1509 Wilson Terrace, Glendale, CA 91206
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER or call 800.272.3900.

Thursday, June 28, 2018, 7-8:30 p.m.
Pasadena Central Library
285 E. Walnut, Pasadena, CA 91101
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER or call 800.272.3900.

 

More Information

Living with Alzheimer's: For People with Alzheimer's
The diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease is life-changing and leads to many questions. In this three-part program, you will hear from others who have been where you are, and will learn what you need to know to navigate this chapter of your life.

Living with Alzheimer's: For Younger-Onset Alzheimer's
This program offers answers to questions about younger-onset (also known as early-onset) Alzheimer's disease. Hear from those directly affected and learn how to ease the impact throughout the course of the disease.

Help & Hope in Alzheimer's Science and Care
In recent years we have entered a period of tremendous advances in Alzheimer's research, encompassing genetic risk factors for Alzheimer's, imaging studies to identify Alzheimer's in the living brain, blood tests and other biomarkers that may one day be used to diagnose Alzheimer's, how our lifestyle influences our risk of Alzheimer's as we age, and more.

Lo básico: lapérdida de memoria, la demencia y la enfermedad de alzheimer
La enfermedad de Alzheimer y otras demencias relacionadas no son una parte normal del envejecimiento. Lo Básico: La Pérdida de Memoria, La Demencia y La Enfermedad de Alzheimer es un taller presentado por la Alzheimer's Association, para todos los que quieran saber más acerca del Alzheimer y otras demencias relacionadas.

Basics of Alzheimer's and Dementia for LGBT Care Partners
Alzheimer's disease and related dementias are not a normal part of aging. This webinar provides an overview about dementia and LGBT caregiving concerns. The featured speaker is David Troxel.

Compassionate Communication: Connecting with a Person with Alzheimer's
Communication is more than the ability to exchange words—it is the ability to connect with someone. This program will provide strategies on improving overall communication skills in connecting with memory-impaired individuals.

Honoring the Person, Promises and Practices*
Learn about practical tips for caring for your loved one at home or in a residential community while fostering choices, dignity and respect. Discover practical tools to incorporate their unique qualities, abilities, interests, preferences and every-day needs into each day.

Lifting your Spirits: Caregiver Self-Assessment*

Caring for a person with dementia can be one of the most stressful things we will ever do. Stress can take its toll. Learn strategies on how to successfully manage the caregiving and provide a good quality of life for yourself and the person you are caring for.Living with Alzheimer's and Sharing Our Memories: For Families Living with Early-Stage Alzheimer's

In the early stage of Alzheimer's, families face new questions as they adjust to their "new normal". What does the diagnosis mean? What kinds of plans need to be made? What resources are available to help? Join us for this 8-part series to hear and learn from those directly affected and learn what you can do to cope with the changes that come with a diagnosis. Additionally, we will spend time helping our loved ones create a life time story that they will work towards presenting to your family as a gift of their oral history.

 


 

Alzheimer's Association

Our vision: A world without Alzheimer's disease®.
Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.