Education Calendar2018-09-12T17:27:10+00:00

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.

Nov 20 @ 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.  
Nov 27 @ 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.
Nov 29 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm St. Boniface Catholic Church
Care, Prepare, and Connect Loved, wanted, and worthy through the end of life’s journey. End Game Screening: End Game Film, Questions about Suffering and End of Life Ethics, Accessing Quality Care, Discussions on Advance Care Planning & POLST, Accompaniment and Caring Pastorally in our Parish Communities.
Nov 29 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm St. Boniface Catholic Church
Cuida, Prepára y Conecta Amado, querido y digno hasta el final del viaje de la vida. Acompáñanos para una presentación especial de la película End Game. Contestaremos preguntas sobre el sufrimiento y la ética al final de la vida, tendremos discusiones sobre la planificación de cuidado avanzado, y hablaremos del acompañamiento y cuidado Pastoral en[...]
Dec 5 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm Gloria Dei Lutheran Church
Please join us for these specially adapted services, 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. Download the flyer for more information.
Dec 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Family Caregiver Resource Center
Information on Planning for Long-Term Care Is placement in an assisted living or a skilled nursing facility being considered for your loved one? Do you have questions about how to manage financial decisions? Get information before a crisis! An expert Elder Law Attorney will provide current information on: Estate Planning Durable Powers of Attorney for[...]
Dec 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[...]
Dec 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[...]
Dec 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.  
Dec 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.
Jan 4 @ 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[...]
Jan 8 @ 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[...]
Jan 9 @ 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 a 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[...]
Jan 10 @ 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[...]
Jan 15 @ 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.  
Jan 17 @ 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[...]
Jan 18 @ 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.
Jan 22 @ 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.
Jan 24 @ 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[...]
Jan 31 @ 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[...]
Feb 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
A four-week , supportive/educational group for people with early memory loss due to Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI), Alzheimer’s or a 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[...]
Feb 12 @ 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[...]
Feb 15 @ 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.
Feb 19 @ 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.  
Feb 26 @ 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.
Mar 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
A four-week , supportive/educational group for people with early memory loss due to Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI), Alzheimer’s or a 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[...]
Mar 7 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
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. Those completing this nationally acclaimed course gain: Personal knowledge, skills and caregiving perspective Skills to assess abilities of their loved one with[...]
Mar 12 @ 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[...]
Mar 14 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
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. Those completing this nationally acclaimed course gain: Personal knowledge, skills and caregiving perspective Skills to assess abilities of their loved one with[...]
Mar 15 @ 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.