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.

Descriptions & Dates

Oct 18 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Scripps Miramar Ranch Library
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.
Oct 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm Glenner Town Square
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.
Oct 22 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Alzheimer's San Diego
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: Planning Cognitively-Stimulating Activities. NOTE: Attendance at this program is not recommended[...]
Oct 23 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am South Bay YMCA
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.
Oct 24 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm San Marcos Senior Activity Center
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.
Oct 26 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Alzheimer's San Diego
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.
Oct 30 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm John D. Spreckels Senior Center & Bowling Green
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.
Nov 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am Tri-City Wellness & Fitness Center
Presented by Amy Abrams, MSW/MPH (Alzheimer’s San Diego) and David Illich, Au.D. (Professional Hearing Associates, Inc.) Join us to learn how hearing loss can affect cognition and risk of dementia in older adults. We will[...]
Nov 5 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm San Rafael Parish (Rancho Bernardo)
The challenges of dementia caregiving change when someone moves to memory care. Join us to learn how to make the transition a positive one: ensuring quality of life, building relationships, and managing emotions. NOTE: Attendance[...]
Nov 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am San Marcos Senior Activity Center
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.
Nov 12 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Alzheimer’s San Diego
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.
Nov 12 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Alzheimer's San Diego
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.
Nov 12 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Alzheimer's San Diego
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.
Nov 13 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Alzheimer's San Diego
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.
Nov 15 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Scripps Miramar Ranch Library
The holidays can lead to tough conversations, especially for family members visiting a loved one with dementia. Plan for successful, lower-stress discussions about difficult topics like changes in memory, driving, and living alone. NOTE: Attendance[...]
Nov 16 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Alzheimer's San Diego
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.
Nov 19 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Oceanside Library (Mission Branch)
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.
Nov 19 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Grossmont Healthcare District Conference Center
Skills Clinics give families the chance to get the same hands-on training as professional caregivers. Each workshop focuses on specific, practical caregiving skills. This session is: Preventing Falls. NOTE: Attendance at this program is not recommended[...]
Dec 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am Tri-City Wellness & Fitness Center
The holidays can lead to tough conversations, especially for family members visiting a loved one with dementia. Plan for successful, lower-stress discussions about difficult topics like changes in memory, driving, and living alone. NOTE: Attendance[...]
Dec 6 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Border View Family YMCA
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.