Family Education Classes

Alzheimer’s Orange County (ALZOC®) offers hundreds of classes and workshops for those with memory loss concerns, families, caregivers and the community. These programs are free and open to the public, but pre-registration is required.

Browse our upcoming programs in your area below. To register, click on the program and register online.

May 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Alzheimer's Orange County
Learn how to plan and do easy activities at home that enhance the time you spend together with your loved one with memory loss. Held every fourth Tuesday.
May 28 @ 12:30 pm Americana Senior Care
Come chat with Dr Trinh regarding the the medical data behind the ketogenic diet and Ketosis.  
May 29 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm Laguna Country United Methodist Church
Love to sing? Join us! The OK Chorale is a therapeutic singing group where people with dementia and their care partners can enjoy the benefits of making music together! The OK Chorale will meet every Wednesday afternoon at 1:30PM-2:30PM beginning February 6, 2019. Directed by Karen M. Skipper, MT-BC, Board Certified Music Therapist Accompanied by[...]
May 30 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Alzheimer's Orange County
Memory Training is an innovative, educational course that teaches individuals techniques to improve their memory in a fun, interactive classroom environment. This 2-hour once per week course is designed to benefit individuals with age-related memory challenges over its four-weeks of lessons and beyond. Program Benefits: Remember names and faces Recall appointments, messages and plans Practice[...]
Jun 3 @ 11:30 am Laguna Woods Village, Clubhouse 2
Join Dr. Trinh to chat about the lifestyle changes you can do today to improve your overall brain health.
Jun 4 @ 10:00 am Embassy Suites Anaheim North
Join Dr Trinh to chat about Sugar, Inflammation, the Ketogenic Diet and how it all affects Brain Health
Jun 4 @ 6:00 pm Embassy Suites Anaheim North
Join Dr Trinh to chat about Sugar, Inflammation, the Ketogenic Diet and how it all affects Brain Health
Jun 5 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm Good Shepherd Presbyterian Church
Please join us for this specially adapted service, specifically for individuals with cognitive impairment, Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia, their families & caregivers. A reception and light lunch will follow each service.
Jun 5 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
A four-week, supportive/educational group for people with early memory loss due to Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI), Alzheimer’s or related dementia, to attend with their partner. In this program, you will have the opportunity to: Meet with others in similar situations and learn how they deal with challenges Work with compassionate, professional facilitators with experience in[...]
Jun 5 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm Laguna Country United Methodist Church
Love to sing? Join us! The OK Chorale is a therapeutic singing group where people with dementia and their care partners can enjoy the benefits of making music together! The OK Chorale will meet every Wednesday afternoon at 1:30PM-2:30PM beginning February 6, 2019. Directed by Karen M. Skipper, MT-BC, Board Certified Music Therapist Accompanied by[...]
Jun 6 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Calvary Chapel Mission Viejo
Speaker: Dr. Trinh
Jun 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Family Caregiver Resource Center
Identify the steps to getting legal, financial and future care plans in place. An expert Elder Law Attorney will provide current information on: Estate Planning Durable Powers of Attorney for Healthcare and Finance Conservatorship Probate, Trust & Living Will Issues Advance Directives Long-Term Care Planning & Medi-Cal Eligibility Issues Speaker: TBD
Jun 7 @ 10:00 am – 1:30 pm Alzheimer's Orange County
A memory screening is a wellness tool that helps identify possible changes in memory and cognition. Do you have: Trouble coming up with a word or name? Trouble remembering important dates or events? Problems remembering names when introduced to new people? Trouble forgetting what you just read? Problems losing or misplacing things Trouble planning or[...]
Jun 10 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Presbyterian Church of the Master
“Life Strategy” Series at Presbyterian Church of the Master These informative workshops will help you navigate whatever unexpected challenges the future may hold. Join us for a special presentation on “Spiritual Care for the Family” where we will be exploring continuing spiritual care for those with memory loss and their families. All workshops begin at[...]
Jun 11 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Alzheimer's Orange County
Learn effective strategies and tools in communicating with someone with memory loss. Held every second Tuesday. In this presentation, you will: Learn communication principles and practical techniques. Understand how effective communication and flexibility can reduce or prevent challenging behaviors. Practice new skills that enhance the quality of life for you and your loved one with[...]
Jun 11 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm Online Webinar
Living Well with Vision Loss – For individuals who experience visual impairment, vision loss or blindness, navigating the world and performing activities of daily living can be challenging. Learn about effective lifestyle changes, adaptive devices and assistance options that help people with vision loss and blindness lead enriched and fulfilling lives. Administrators who have residents with[...]
Jun 11 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Norman P. Murray Community and Senior Center
Speaker: Dr. Trinh
Jun 12 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm Journey Evangelical Church
Speaker Dr. Trinh
Jun 12 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm Laguna Country United Methodist Church
Love to sing? Join us! The OK Chorale is a therapeutic singing group where people with dementia and their care partners can enjoy the benefits of making music together! The OK Chorale will meet every Wednesday afternoon at 1:30PM-2:30PM beginning February 6, 2019. Directed by Karen M. Skipper, MT-BC, Board Certified Music Therapist Accompanied by[...]
Jun 12 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Atria Newport Plaza
Advance Care Planning: Are You Good to Go? Only astronauts leave the planet alive. Have you had the important conversations with your loved ones necessary to ensure they know your wishes in the event of serious or terminal illness? • What will happen to you if you cannot speak for yourself? • Do you REALLY[...]
Jun 12 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Oakmont of Huntington Beach
Speaker: Dr. Trinh
Jun 13 @ 1:00 pm Florence Sylvester Senior Center
Come discuss with Dr. Trinh about strategies to reduce cancer risk.
Jun 13 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm Alzheimer's Orange County
The Savvy Caregiver program is an evidence-based training, resulting in caregivers who possess greater confidence, greater understanding of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia, and practical skills to improve quality of life and support. Seating is limited. RSVP mandatory. For more information or to RSVP, please call 844-435-7259 Interested individuals must call to reserve space and[...]
Jun 13 @ 7:35 pm Laguna Woods Village, Clubhouse 3
Join us in our discussions on nutrition, lifestyle changes, and the latest scientific research to optimize the health of the brain.
Jun 18 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Alzheimer's Orange County
Identify common behavior changes, explore why they happen and what they mean. Learn helpful tips to adjust and respond. Held every third Tuesday.  
Jun 18 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Saddleback Medical Center
Join us for a special screening of the Academy-Award nominated film “End Game”! This extraordinary documentary seeks to bring light to issues in end-of-life care and gives audiences a glimpse into the decision-making process of enrolling in hospice and how that decision tends to be fraught with fear and emotion. Moderator: Patty Mouton, Vice President[...]
Jun 19 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm Laguna Country United Methodist Church
Love to sing? Join us! The OK Chorale is a therapeutic singing group where people with dementia and their care partners can enjoy the benefits of making music together! The OK Chorale will meet every Wednesday afternoon at 1:30PM-2:30PM beginning February 6, 2019. Directed by Karen M. Skipper, MT-BC, Board Certified Music Therapist Accompanied by[...]
Jun 21 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Alzheimer's Orange County
Learn about practical actions that you, your family and friends can take NOW and LATER. Learn about the HELP model, a 4-step approach. Discover tools and resources available every step of the way.   Recommended for people newly diagnosed with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI), Alzheimer’s or related dementias, their friends, and family.
Jun 25 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Alzheimer's Orange County
Learn how to plan and do easy activities at home that enhance the time you spend together with your loved one with memory loss. Held every fourth Tuesday.
Jun 25 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm Americana Senior Care
Come chat with Dr. Trinh about strategies to minimize hospital admissions and re-admissions.