Events, Classes and Conferences

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Hidden Heroes Virtual Caregiver Luncheon

Hidden Heroes Caregiving Luncheon

Thursday, November 12th, 2020, 12:00 p.m. VIRTUAL*

This November 12th, Alzheimer's Texas will honor caregivers, the hidden heroes of healthcare, with a special virtual dinner and fundraiser. Ten special caregivers will receive a grant of $1,000, and the luncheon is for any caregiver or healthcare worker who has tended to someone with a debilitating disease or has gone above and beyond in creating an atmosphere for special needs individuals.

* We will have an update with more details about this virtual event soon!

Click here to support caregivers

Nominate a caregiver here (deadline: October 14th).

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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Alzheimer's Night at the Dell Diamond

This event has been postponed until 2021.

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.



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, November 10, 2020 at 4 PM

Tuesday, December 8, 2020 at 4 PM

Thursday, December 10, 2020 - 11:30am-1pm

Meredith Hamons, MT-BC from North Austin Music Therapy will help us ease through the holidays by singing along to our favorite Christmas songs. Send us your favorite holiday songs and they will be played during the presentation. This is a great presentation for all stages of Alzheimer's.

Sign up at: Christmas Sing-Along and Movement

ALZ TALK - Ask An Expert Series

Via Zoom Calls at 2-3pm, Wednesdays

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:

November 4, 2020 - Dementia Support and Virtual Programming during COVID, K.C. Lawrence and Lauren Duerksen

Nov. 11, 2020 - Home Care Services / Long Term Care Insurance, Jessica Mohle & Delores Linton

November 18, 2020 - Misconceptions of Hospice Care, Ryan Schmidt

December 2,2020- Resisting A Rest, Amy Wright

Dec. 9, 2020: Complete Dementia Solutions, Brenden Shannon

Dec. 16, 2020: A Gift of Time, Josie Zamora

Zoom N’ Learn: Understanding Behaviors

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

Watch for upcoming dates.

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]

Via Zoom, Feb. 9-12, 2021
10AM - 11:30AM

The conference will focus on improving the quality of lives of individuals living with Alzheimer's by using the visual and performing arts. We will highlight best practices across the arts to explore how using the visual and performing arts can be embedded in care homes and in the community to help improve the quality of lives of individuals living with dementia.

Care partners will learn easy-to-implement ideas and methods to help bring creativity to the lives of individuals with Alzheimer's and to their own life. The conference will be held over Zoom for four days. View the list of scheduled speakers and register to attend this virtual conference at the link below:

Alzheimer's Texas Virtual 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!

Travis County Walk @ Camp Mabry

May 8th | 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.