Classes & Workshops

A little knowledge can go a long way. Learn about brain health, specific caregiving skills, what to expect as dementia progresses and so much more. These interactive classes are free and held at locations across San Diego County. Register below, or by calling 858.492.4400.

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Descriptions & Dates

Dec
6
Fri
Dementia 101 @ Border View Family YMCA
Dec 6 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Dementia 101 @ Border View Family YMCA | San Diego | California | United States

A comprehensive overview about memory loss, Mild Cognitive Impairment, Alzheimer’s disease, and other dementias. Learn about risk factors, common symptoms, and resources for help.

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Skills Clinic: Medications @ Alzheimer’s San Diego
Dec 6 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Skills Clinic: Medications @ Alzheimer’s San Diego | San Diego | California | United States

Skills Clinics give families the chance to get the same hands-on training as professional caregivers. Each workshop focuses on specific, practical skills. This session is: Medications.

NOTE: Attendance at this program is not recommended for persons with dementia.

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Dec
7
Sat
Legal & Financial Basics @ Alzheimer's San Diego
Dec 7 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Legal & Financial Basics @ Alzheimer's San Diego | San Diego | California | United States

Learn from local estate planning and elder law experts about getting key legal documents in place, and how to plan for the costs of future care needs.

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Dec
10
Tue
Coping with Personality & Behavior Changes @ Grossmont Healthcare District Conference Center
Dec 10 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Coping with Personality & Behavior Changes @ Grossmont Healthcare District Conference Center | La Mesa | California | United States

Learn why people with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias experience behavior and personality changes, what those changes mean, and how to respond.

NOTE: Attendance at this program is not recommended for persons with dementia.

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Dec
11
Wed
Home Care, Day Care & Memory Care: What You Need to Know @ Alzheimer’s San Diego
Dec 11 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Home Care, Day Care & Memory Care: What You Need to Know @ Alzheimer’s San Diego | San Diego | California | United States

Is it time for more help? Understand the range of available care and support options at home and in the community, what they cost, and how to access them.

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Dementia 101 @ Rancho Santa Fe Senior Center
Dec 11 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Dementia 101 @ Rancho Santa Fe Senior Center | Rancho Santa Fe | California | United States

A comprehensive overview about memory loss, Mild Cognitive Impairment, Alzheimer’s disease, and other dementias. Learn about risk factors, common symptoms, and resources for help.

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Dec
13
Fri
Living with Memory Loss @ Alzheimer's San Diego
Dec 13 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Living with Memory Loss @ Alzheimer's San Diego | San Diego | California | United States

This class is designed for people living with early-stage memory loss and their care partners. Learn strategies for adapting to daily challenges, enhancing health and well-being, and planning for the future.

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Dec
17
Tue
Communication Skills @ Alzheimer's San Diego
Dec 17 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Communication Skills @ Alzheimer's San Diego | San Diego | California | United States

Develop new skills and strategies for connecting and communicating more effectively with a person experiencing memory loss, and responding when interactions are challenging.

NOTE: Attendance at this program is not recommended for persons with dementia.

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Dec
18
Wed
Changing Relationships and Intimacy @ Alzheimer’s San Diego
Dec 18 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Changing Relationships and Intimacy @ Alzheimer’s San Diego | San Diego | California | United States

 Do you love someone with dementia? If you’re struggling with changes in your relationship, or have questions about intimacy, join us for an open and honest discussion about the challenges that couples face. Learn ways to communicate when conversation becomes difficult, and how to stay connected physically during the progression of the disease.

NOTE: Attendance at this program is not recommended for persons with dementia.

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Jan
7
Tue
Home Care, Day Care & Memory Care: What You Need to Know @ San Rafael Parish
Jan 7 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Home Care, Day Care & Memory Care: What You Need to Know @ San Rafael Parish | San Diego | California | United States

Is it time for more help? Understand the range of available care and support options at home and in the community, what they cost, and how to access them.

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Jan
9
Thu
Dementia 101 @ Peninsula YMCA
Jan 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Dementia 101 @ Peninsula YMCA | San Diego | California | United States

A comprehensive overview about memory loss, Mild Cognitive Impairment, Alzheimer’s disease, and other dementias. Learn about risk factors, common symptoms, and resources for help.

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Jan
10
Fri
Maintaining Your Brain Health @ Scripps Miramar Ranch Library
Jan 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Maintaining Your Brain Health @ Scripps Miramar Ranch Library | San Diego | California | United States

Learn about the latest research on lifestyle changes and strategies to help maintain your brain health.

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Jan
11
Sat
Communication Skills @ Alzheimer's San Diego
Jan 11 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Communication Skills @ Alzheimer's San Diego | San Diego | California | United States

Develop new skills and strategies for connecting and communicating more effectively with a person experiencing memory loss, and responding when interactions are challenging.

NOTE: Attendance at this program is not recommended for persons with dementia.

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Jan
14
Tue
Dementia 101 @ Glenner Town Square
Jan 14 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Dementia 101 @ Glenner Town Square | Chula Vista | California | United States

A comprehensive overview about memory loss, Mild Cognitive Impairment, Alzheimer’s disease, and other dementias. Learn about risk factors, common symptoms, and resources for help.

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Jan
16
Thu
The Latest in Alzheimer’s Research @ San Marcos Senior Activity Center
Jan 16 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
The Latest in Alzheimer's Research @ San Marcos Senior Activity Center | San Marcos | California | United States

As the impact of Alzheimer’s disease increases, efforts to find effective methods for prevention, treatment, and cure are gaining momentum. Hear the latest updates, and get information about local clinical trials.

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Jan
21
Tue
Preparing for the Late Stage @ Alzheimer’s San Diego
Jan 21 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Preparing for the Late Stage @ Alzheimer’s San Diego | San Diego | California | United States

Learn what to expect as Alzheimer’s disease progresses, explore ways to stay connected and get information about options for late-stage care.

NOTE: Attendance at this program is not recommended for persons with dementia.

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Jan
22
Wed
Managing Resistance @ Alzheimer's San Diego
Jan 22 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Managing Resistance @ Alzheimer's San Diego | San Diego | California | United States

If you’re struggling with someone who refuses help, join us to explore what causes resistance. You’ll also develop new caregiving strategies to strengthen relationships, build trust, and preserve dignity.

NOTE: Attendance at this program is not recommended for persons with dementia.

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Jan
28
Tue
Demencia 101 @ Glenner Town Square
Jan 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Demencia 101 @ Glenner Town Square | Chula Vista | California | United States

Una sobrevista amplia para personas que quieren aprender más sobre la perdidad de memoria, la enfermedad de Alzheimer y los otros tipos de demencia. Aprenda más sobre los sintomas y los factores de riesgo y reciba apoyo con recursos.

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Jan
29
Wed
Living with Memory Loss @ Oceanside Library (Civic Center Branch)
Jan 29 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Living with Memory Loss @ Oceanside Library (Civic Center Branch) | Oceanside | California | United States

This class is designed for people living with early-stage memory loss and their care partners. Learn strategies for adapting to daily challenges, enhancing health and well-being, and planning for the future.

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Feb
4
Tue
Legal & Financial Basics @ Alzheimer's San Diego
Feb 4 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Legal & Financial Basics @ Alzheimer's San Diego | San Diego | California | United States

Learn from local estate planning and elder law experts about getting key legal documents in place, and how to plan for the costs of future care needs.

register