Family Education Classes 2018-06-21T09:28:20+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.

Jul 17 @ 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.  
Jul 18 @ 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 experience[...]
Jul 20 @ 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.
Jul 25 @ 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 experience[...]
Jul 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am San Clemente Villas by the Sea
Join us for a Conversation Café™ on Advance Care Planning: Important Choices for Living and Dying. Brought to the community by Orange County Advance Care Planning Partners, Alzheimer’s Orange County, and the Orange County Aging Services Collaborative. Join us to learn more about how you and your loved ones can approach the difficult conversations surrounding[...]
Aug 1 @ 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 experience[...]
Aug 3 @ 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[...]
Aug 8 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 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[...]
Aug 9 @ 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[...]
Aug 13 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 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[...]
Aug 14 @ 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. Speaker: Ben Allen
Aug 14 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Safety Adaptations for Persons with Dementia: For a person with memory loss, changes in perception, behavior, and abilities can lead to safety issues. Learn how each room in a home or care community can pose unique hazards, and how to create a calm and safe environment for the person with memory loss, including the use[...]
Aug 15 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 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[...]
Aug 16 @ 8:00 am – 12:30 pm Wesley Village Building B
For persons with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia, communication and personal expression can be challenging. The Memories in the Making© art program is a unique approach that allows individuals with memory loss to express themselves through their artwork, even when the words are no longer there. Learn how to use this successful method[...]
Aug 17 @ 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.
Aug 20 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 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[...]
Aug 21 @ 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.  
Aug 22 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 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[...]
Aug 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm United Methodist Church of Yorba Linda
These informative workshops will help you navigate whatever unexpected challenges the future may hold. Room: Fellowship Hall. Parking lot located on Ohio St.
Aug 27 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 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[...]
Aug 29 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 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[...]
Sep 3 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 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[...]
Sep 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[...]
Sep 10 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 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[...]
Sep 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. Speaker: Ben Allen
Sep 12 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 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[...]
Sep 17 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 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[...]
Sep 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.  
Sep 19 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 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[...]
Sep 21 @ 7:30 am – 4:00 pm Irvine Marriott Hotel
Negative headlines about drug “failures” and “flops” for Alzheimer’s disease litter the media. But every clinical trial, whether the drug is effective or not, brings answers and ideas moving researchers closer to solutions. At this conference, you’ll learn about important findings from past trials, current trials of promising new treatments, and what it’s going to[...]