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Seminars and Conferences


About professional training

The Alzheimer's Association is committed to helping professionals improve their knowledge and skills, build stronger teams and deliver better care to people with dementia and their families. Our training and education programs are geared to professionals working in both community-based and residential care settings.

Our programs have been attended by activity professionals, administrators, nurses, occupational therapists, physical therapists, social workers and staff trainers. Many of our online programs offer CEUs and certification.


Upcoming Vermont trainings

Community Educator Training  Norwich, VT
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 | 9:00am-5:00pm

Join Pamela Beidler for a fun and interactive training on Alzheimer's Association education programs. Follow a demo and practice session you will walk away with the skills and materials needed to host evidence informed programming in your community.

For more information and details on how to sign up CLICK HERE.


Web-based training programs

Online Training for Professional Caregivers: CARES.

The Alzheimer's Association has teamed up with HealthCare Interactive to develop CARES online training. CARES is a person-centered, easy-to-remember approach to care for any person in any situation and at any level of dementia thinking decline. CARES stands for: Connect with the person, Assess behaviors, Respond appropriately, Evaluate what works, and Share with others. Fore more information about CARES programs go to

Get Trained. Get Certified. It's essentiALZ. 

Do you provide care for someone with dementia or Alzheimer's? The Alzheimer's Association essentiALZ certification program is a convenient way for individuals to be recognized for learning quality dementia care practices.  The essentiALZ program combines select HealthCare Interactive CARES online dementia care training with Alzheimer's Association certification exams. To find out more go to

Training and Resource Center.

Watch Alzheimer's Association dementia courses free from the comfort of your home or office.
To find out more go to


Health Care Professionals:
Medical Conferences and CME Activities

For more information about national conferences and activities go to


Alzheimer's Association

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