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About Educational Programs

The Alzheimer’s Association also offers a variety of education programs to increase knowledge and to support those facing Alzheimer's disease. To view all upcoming classes and programs, please visit our community resource finder.

To stay updated on education programs in the Capital of Texas area, please sign up here.

Are you too busy to attend an in-person education program? Look out for our Education By Phone programs, designed for busy people who aren't able to attend a program outside of their home or office. You can listen in and ask questions of our speakers. 

Contact us to schedule your Alzheimer's Education Program or request a speaker for your church, company, or organization to present one of our many FREE educational programs. Contact Alejandra Scott at capitaloftexas@alz.org

The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer’s

Learn about detection, causes, risk factors, stages and treatment of Alzheimer's disease.

Healthy Living for Your Brain & Body

For centuries, we’ve known that the health of the brain and the body are connected. But now, science is able to provide insights into how to make lifestyle choices that may help you keep your brain and body healthy as you age. Learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement, and use hands-on tools to help you incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.


Many of the classes we offer are also available through the Alzheimer's Association Training and Education Center online.
 

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