Early Stage Services

Learning to live well with dementia starts with empowering yourself with the right information, resources and connections.  We can help address your growing concerns, enable earlier treatment, and empower you and your loved ones to plan for the future, including financial and legal matters.

Living Well with Early Memory Loss

A 4-week educational support series, this program is designed for adults (and their care partners and families) experiencing early stage symptoms of memory loss due to mild cognitive impairment, dementia, Alzheimer’s disease or a related disorder.

Participants explore subjects related to memory loss, such as:

  • Medications
  • Coping techniques
  • Family and social relationships
  • Planning for the future

Upcoming Events

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[...]
Jul 25 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm St. Irenaeus Catholic Church
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[...]

6-week Savvy Caregiver Program

Learn to be an effective caregiver with Savvy Caregiver Program, an evidence-based training in which the caregiver will be trained in basic knowledge, skills and attitudes needed to manage the challenges of caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease. Savvy Caregiver Program consists of 12-hours of training broken down in 6 weeks.

Those completing the program gain:
• Care and understanding of the disease
• Skills to assess the abilities of their loved ones with dementia
• Essential self-care strategies

Now What? Next Steps after a Diagnosis

Next steps after a diagnosis of Memory Loss, Mild Cognitive Impairment, Alzheimer’s disease, or related dementia.

  • Learn about practical actions that you, your family and friends can take now and later
  • Learn 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 disease or another form of dementia, as well as their friends and family.

Upcoming Events

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.
Jul 19 @ 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.

Our Gang Clubhouse

Join our twice monthly, mind-stimulating activities and social gathering for people with memory loss and their care partners. Enjoy a friendly, relaxed atmosphere; meet others living with memory loss and benefit from optional support groups.

Participants engage in social, cultural and art activities at places like:

  • Bowers Museum
  • Art and music classes
  • Segerstrom Center for the Arts

  • Irvine Ranch Conservancy

  • Docent-led tours of Orange County landmarks such as Lyon Air Museum, Casa Romantica, and John Wayne Airport

  • And more…
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