Alzheimer's Foundation of America

Foundation of America

Dementia Care Professional Trainings & Educational Workshops

Helping you be the best dementia care partner you can be

AFA’s professional trainings and educational workshops will help you to develop the expertise and skills needed to be the best dementia care partner you can be. Whether you’ve worked in dementia care for decades, are looking to make a career change, or are an emerging professional, we have trainings for you.

AFA facilitators utilize case studies, role play, and experiential activities to ensure full understanding of content. Professional training and educational workshops can be customized to meet needs of your organization or care team. Workshops are ideal for professional schools (e.g., nursing, social work), hospitals, home care agencies, residential care facilities, retail stores and a variety of other settings.

AFA’s Continuing Education Workshops offer continuing education (CE) credits to licensed social workers, certified case managers, and other professionals in ALL 50 STATES!

AFA offers a variety of dementia care professional trainings and workshops. Click below to see our full catalog.

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Want to host a training?

To discuss the professional development needs of your organization, please contact the Director of Education and Social Services at 866-232-8484, or Trainings can be tailored to meet the needs of your organization.

Upcoming Trainings

Can Psychological Trauma Increase the Risk of Dementia?

A Live Interactive Webinar Training

Wednesday, December 20, 2 pm to 4 pm (ET)


Registration fee: $25

Trainee Testimonials

“I have been a clinician for 25 years and have gone to more seminars than I can remember.  Your training was one of the very best.  You were knowledgeable, engaging and thought provoking.” –Nora O.

“The presentation and material was very usable, not just clinical. There were real solutions to help make the lives of dementia and Alzheimer’s patients and their caregivers, as well as the staff, better and less stressful. ” Jennifer D.

“Very informative, knowledgeable and clearly passionate and caring about this topic. Extremely helpful/useful. Excellent.” Arlene A.

“Well organized, relevant, interactive experience.” Melanie R.

“Very informative presentation– provided a very good foundation that was clear and concise.” Danielle W.

“Beautiful, comfortable space to learn in. This is an amazing place where real licensed professionals are used to educate, connect to and provide a range of services, activities, and programs that’s very valuable to caregivers, their loved ones, facilities, and those working with older adults.” Sandra T.

“The professional staff at AFA has always been accessible and helpful.”
Phyllis R.

“This presentation was truly informative, concise and thought provoking. Good ideas, suggestions, explanations, etc.” Noemi F.

Cancellation policy for all educational programming

AFA encourages participants to make every effort to attend paid events for which they have registered. Cancellations must be requested at least 24 hours prior to the start of the program in order to be eligible for a refund. This includes training and workshops,. Refunds will not be given for no-shows.

In an effort to better serve the LGBTQ+ community, all Alzheimer’s Foundation of America staff members have completed the SAGECare organizational training. Click here to learn more.