Events, Classes and Conferences

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Monday, August 31, 2020. Game time is 7:05 p.m.

Each Summer Alzheimer's Texas partners with the Round Rock Express through the Chasco Community Partnership to spread awareness of Alzheimer's disease. At this selected game Alzheimer's Texas will also receive $5 for each infield ticket and $3 for each lawn ticket purchased through our link. Be sure to come early and watch the pre-game interview about Alzheimer's disease and how we help the community!  Stop by the Chasco Community Partnership booth by Home Plate to grab information on services and programs.

 

Join us during March, September, and October for these fun, family-friendly walks to support the mission of Alzheimer's Texas! 100% of funds raised stay local!

September 19, 2020 - Georgetown, TX
October 3, 2020 - Belton, TX
October 10, 2020 - San Marcos, TX

Tuesday, December 1, 2020

We have two days for getting deals- Black Friday and Cyber Monday. On #GivingTuesday, we have a day for giving back. Together, people are creating a new ritual for our annual calendar, and Alzheimer's Texas is proud to announce our participation in this annual day of giving! We encourage anyone and everyone to share an unforgettable memory, photo, story and or donate in honor of a loved one to raise awareness.

Alzheimer's Texas is looking for ambassadors to help spread the word and promote our organization for #givingtuesday! Click here for information or contact Ron Morelli at [email protected]

March, 2021 (Day to be announced)

Amplify Austin is the biggest day of giving in Austin. Over 24 hours, Amplify brings our entire community together to give to local nonprofits. Give on Amplify Austin Day, and continue your giving all year long.

Donate here or contact us for more information.

Saturday, March 27th, 2021

Walk for Alzheimer's in this fun community event. All proceeds from the walk benefit Alzheimer’s Texas and 100% of the funds stay locally here in Central Texas. Click here for information or contact our staff to find out more.

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Memory Screenings - To be announced

Please call (512) 241-0420 or [email protected] to find out more about our memory screening offerings.

Education and Caregiver activities funded in part by:

Due to COVID-19 regulations, classes are now virtual offerings

ALZ 101 class

Intro to Alzheimer’s: ALZ 101

This class is intended for anyone wanting to learn about Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders. Disease information, diagnosis and treatment, risk and prevention and coping are some of the topics shared. It is a great class to take prior to attending a caregiver support group and provides a good base of disease knowledge. Virtually offered the 2nd Tuesday of every month.

Register to attend and the Zoom meeting link will be sent to you by end of day for our class offering on:

Tuesday, June 9th at 4 PM

Tuesday, July 14th at 4 PM

Lunch and Learns

Lunch n’ Learn: Understanding Behaviors

Shannon Johnson- Quaife, PhD. will explain potential behaviors you may encounter and common causes. Tips on how to identify, avoid, and resolve behaviors along with steps to understanding behaviors.

Virtual Lunch N' Learns are available for the following dates. Click below to register or email [email protected] and Zoom Meeting link will be sent to you at the end of day.

The following Lunch N' Learn will be evaluated in the next few weeks.

June 5 - First United Methodist Church, Burnet
June 19 - Salado United Methodist Church, Salado
July 17 - Schulenburg Public Library - Schulenburg

There is no cost to attend, but registration required to [email protected] or call (512) 241-0420.

ALZ TALK - Ask An Expert Series

Via Zoom Calls at 2-3pm, Wednesdays in May

Join us and be part of a Q/A as we ask experts in the senior community questions we all want the answers to. This is a great opportunity for caregivers to connect with their local providers and expand their education and knowledge on dementia-related topics.

Register for each Zoom call you wish to attend below:


June 3, 2020 - Compassion Fatigue, Visiting Angels Cristen Reven

June 10, 2020 - Medicaid& Elder Law, VeeCee Spear & Keith Leuty Barnett & Leuty PC

June 17, 2020 - VA Caregiver Program, Cory Glasgow, LCSW

June 24, 2020 - Strategies for Caregiver Health and Wellbeing, Dementia Caregivers and the Healthcare System, Thomas Birchfield, MS, LPC & Alan Stevens, Ph.D.

July 8th , 2020- Aphasia & Neurocognitive Disorders, Kristin Schaffer

July 15, 2020 - Developing a Blueprint to Age your way, Debbie Pearson

July 22, 2020 - Understanding Dementia, Kacye Vanderplas & Matt Stanley

July 29, 2020 - Music to Ease Challenges of Dementia, Meredith Hamons

Request a speaker

Request a Speaker

Need a speaker for your organization or group to talk about our services, disease information, caregiving issues and more? Contact us ([email protected]) to get something scheduled. We strive to fill every request, regardless of the topic or location.

Training for Professionals

  • In-service trainings are available for your staff on a variety of topics. There is a small fee. Contact us ([email protected]) for more information.
  • Law Enforcement Training - Educates personnel on Alzheimer’s and best practices for interacting with patients. Continuing education credits included at no cost. To request a presentation, contact [email protected]

Friday, September 25th, 2020
Belton, TX

Co-hosted with Alzheimer's Texas and the Central Texas Aging, Disability and Veterans Resource Center. The Alzheimer’s Symposium is open to the public, free of charge, and includes a light breakfast and lunch. This event features breakout sessions by three professionals from the healthcare industry as well as a chance to speak with local vendors throughout the day.

Space is limited and this event will sell out.

Saturday, February 27, 2021

Co-hosted by Alzheimer's Texas and Riverbend.  Responsible for the care of a family member living with Alzheimer's, dementia, Parkinson's, or any other debilitating disease? Then this event is for you!  Whether they're living at home, in a facility, or far away, the journey can be daunting, and the responsibility overwhelming.  We're here to help! There is no fee to attend. Breakfast and lunch provided. Hear from expert speakers and visit with a range of local providers across the care spectrum. Held at the Riverbend Church in the Community Center (4214 N. Capital Of TX Hwy, Austin, TX 78746). Space is limited and this event will sell out.

Save your spot!

Alzheimer's Texas* Walks

What's Raised Here, Stays Here!  100% local!!

Alzheimer's Texas Walks are the only Alzheimer's walk fundraisers where 100% of the funds you raise stays in Texas. Join us to raise awareness about Alzheimer's and related disorders, support families currently facing the disease, honor those we have lost, and support the mission of Alzheimer's Texas.  Scroll down to donate or register for a walk near you.  Your support is greatly appreciated!

11th Annual Williamson Co. Alzheimer's Walk
September 19, 2020

20th Annual Bell Co. Alzheimer's Walk
October 3, 2020

13th Annual Hays Co. Alzheimer's Walk
October 10, 2020

29th Annual Travis Co. Alzheimer's Walk
May 8, 2021