First Steps

Start with a memory screening or take a Living Well with Early Memory class to understand more about Alzheimer’s or related dementias.

If you have just received a diagnosis, learn what practical actions can be taken and what resources and tools are available every step of the way. Participate in special programs and support groups specifically for those with early memory loss that can help you, your partner or family member connect with others in similar situations and learn to deal with challenges.

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Classes and Programs Offered

Memory Screenings Alzheimer’s Orange County offers confidential memory screenings, a wellness tool that helps identify possible changes in memory and cognition. Please call 844-373-4400 to schedule a day and time most convenient for you.

Living Well With Early Memory Loss   A three-week supportive/educational group for people with early memory loss due to Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI), Alzheimer’s disease, or another form of dementia.  You and your partner will meet with others in similar situations and learn how to deal with challenges. 

Aug 9 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Studies show that music significantly improves the quality of life for individuals with dementia. Learn what music therapy is, how it works, and why it benefits the brain so profoundly. We will discuss the impact of music on individuals with memory loss, and how music can be used to enhance the care provided to individuals[...]
Aug 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Care partners can often face frustration when caring for loved ones with cognitive changes who experience distress which can present as changes in behavior expressions. Join our conversation to explore why this distress occurs, how we can reduce the recurrences of challenging situations, and how to increase positive experiences. Presented by: Dr. Miriam Galindo This[...]
Aug 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Spending time together with loved ones with cognitive decline can often become more challenging. Whether you are home with your loved one, or they live in a care community, join us as we talk through ideas for activities to do together, and ways to make our time together enjoyable and meaningful. We will also discuss[...]
Sep 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
There are many myths and misconceptions around Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia. Come hear about the most common myths surrounding dementia and separate fact from fiction! To register: or call (714) 480-7738 or email: Questions@tcmanor.com Thank you to our Sponsor:
Sep 14 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
A facilitated three-week supportive/educational Zoom group for people with early memory loss due to Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI), Alzheimer’s disease, or another form of dementia. You and your partner will meet on-line with others in similar situations and share how to deal with daily challenges, learn new coping techniques, and gain healthy strategies for living[...]
Nov 2 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
A facilitated three-week supportive/educational Zoom group for people with early memory loss due to Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI), Alzheimer’s disease, or another form of dementia. You and your partner will meet on-line with others in similar situations and share how to deal with daily challenges, learn new coping techniques, and gain healthy strategies for living[...]

View our other classes and programs

Alzheimer’s Orange County (ALZOC®) offers hundreds of other classes and workshops for those with memory loss concerns, families, caregivers and the community. Browse our other classes here.