Virtual Dementia Tour

The Alzheimer's Alliance 3531 S. Broadway Ave., Tyler, TX

Sign up for a 30-minute slot here! “I had no idea.” “Everyone on the planet needs to experience this!” “You are an active learner… you walk in the shoes of someone with dementia.” “It’s a true head-to-toe experience.” “There is an immediate and lasting change of perception.” “It will touch your heart.” These are just […]

Free

TJC Dementia Care Certificate Course

TJC West Campus 1530 S SW Loop 323, Tyler, TX

Designed for professionals and full-time caregivers, this course gives an insight into: the difference between Alzheimer’s and dementia; ways of communicating effectively and compassionately with a person who has dementia; meaningful engagements into the day and activities in the moment; dealing with challenging behavior; and using a person’s Life Story to build happiness and foster […]

$163

Dementia 101

The Alzheimer's Alliance 3531 S. Broadway Ave., Tyler, TX

This class will go over the basics of dementia; what to look for, how to get a diagnosis, steps to take from there and how to care for someone with dementia. The class will be led by Dr. Andrew Schmitt, Director of Neuropsychology and Psychology Section Chief at the University of Texas Health and Science […]

Free

Improv for Caregivers featuring Stomping Ground Comedy

The Alzheimer's Alliance 3531 S. Broadway Ave., Tyler, TX

Improv for Caregivers blends therapeutic techniques and improvisational comedy games to help caregivers cultivate ease, joy, and flexibility, and feel more hopeful in their relationship with their loved one with dementia. In this interactive workshop, you’ll have fun developing a skill set that helps you communicate in new ways, understand your loved one’s changing perspective, […]

Free

TJC Dementia Care Certificate Course

TJC West Campus 1530 S SW Loop 323, Tyler, TX

Designed for professionals and full-time caregivers, this course gives an insight into: the difference between Alzheimer’s and dementia; ways of communicating effectively and compassionately with a person who has dementia; meaningful engagements into the day and activities in the moment; dealing with challenging behavior; and using a person’s Life Story to build happiness and foster […]

$163

Law School Lunch

The Alzheimer's Alliance 3531 S. Broadway Ave., Tyler, TX

Kline Pillow, elder law attorney with Ross and Shoalmire, will share some common issues and mistakes he sees families make when caring for a loved one with dementia. Come join this interactive discussion and bring your legal questions! Register here for a free lunch!

Free

Virtual Dementia Tour

“I had no idea.” “Everyone on the planet needs to experience this!” “You are an active learner… you walk in the shoes of someone with dementia.” “It’s a true head-to-toe experience.” “There is an immediate and lasting change of perception.” “It will touch your heart.” These are just some of the quotes we’ve heard about […]

Free

Dementia and End-of-Life Questions

The Alzheimer's Alliance 3531 S. Broadway Ave., Tyler, TX

Dr. Laura Ferguson, MD, shares her insights as a palliative care and hospice doctor. Come learn about what to expect and what decisions will need to be made as your loved one with dementia nears the end of their journey with dementia. Register here for a free lunch.

Free

“Alzheimer’s Disease: Symptoms, Stigma and Sexual Expression”

The Alzheimer's Alliance 3531 S. Broadway Ave., Tyler, TX

Stigma and sexual expression are common issues with dementia, but often don't get addressed because of their sensitive nature. In this caregiver workshop, Dr. Natalee Oliver, LCSW and Gerontologist at McLennan Community College, will share her expertise and tools for these frequent but taboo topics. Register here for a free lunch.

Free

Medicare FAQs

The Alzheimer's Alliance 3531 S. Broadway Ave., Tyler, TX

Do you find Medicare confusing? The staff of the Area Agency on Aging are here to help! In this workshop, staff will address common concerns and issues, benefits you may qualify for but not be aware of, FAQs and more. Register here for a free lunch!

Free

TJC Dementia Care Certificate Course

TJC West Campus 1530 S SW Loop 323, Tyler, TX

Designed for professionals and full-time caregivers, this course gives an insight into: the difference between Alzheimer’s and dementia; ways of communicating effectively and compassionately with a person who has dementia; meaningful engagements into the day and activities in the moment; dealing with challenging behavior; and using a person’s Life Story to build happiness and foster […]

$163

Law School Lunch

The Alzheimer's Alliance 3531 S. Broadway Ave., Tyler, TX

Kline Pillow, elder law attorney with Ross and Shoalmire, will share some common issues and mistakes he sees families make when caring for a loved one with dementia. Come join this interactive discussion and bring your legal questions! Register here for a free lunch!

Free