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Welcome to the Alzheimer’s Association Education Center. The Association offers a number of Alzheimer’s and dementia programs available online, 24 hours a day. Please click on a program title below for more information, or use the search folders to find the right program for you.
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Education Programs

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10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer's

Recognize common warning signs of Alzheimer's and learn what symptoms to look for in yourself and others.
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Understanding Alzheimer's and Dementia

(formerly known as The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease)

Learn about the difference between Alzheimer's and dementia, stages, risk factors and more. Closed Captioning (CC) available.
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Approaching Alzheimer's: First Responder Training

This free online course will help prepare you to respond to commons calls involving a person with dementia.
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Challenging Conversations about Dementia

Learn to confidently approach the detection, diagnostic and care-planning process for your patients with cognitive impairment and dementia.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Legal and Financial Planning for Alzheimer's Disease

Learn about important legal and financial issues to consider, how to put plans in place, and how to access legal and financial resources near you.
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Living with Alzheimer's: For People with Alzheimer's

Learn what you need to know, what you need to plan, and what you can do as you navigate this chapter of your life.
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Living with Alzheimer's: For Caregivers - Early Stage

Hear from those directly affected and learn what you can do to cope with the changes that come with an early-stage diagnosis.
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