Alzheimer’s & Dementia Online AcademyTrainings and educational programming for professionals who serve individuals with dementia and family care partners, offered live and on demand. Explore Our Courses
When supporting people with Alzheimer’s or a dementia-related illness, knowledge is power. Through the Alzheimer’s & Dementia Online Academy, the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) offers on-demand education, whenever you need it.
Understanding Behaviors as Forms of Communication Training
Through this virtual training, you will learn how dementia impacts someone's ability to communicate, and how to better understand their needs.
Alzheimer’s Disease: Beyond Signs and Symptoms Training
Learn about the signs, symptoms, and risk factors for Alzheimer's disease, as well as what medications are used to delay symptoms
AFA Partners in Care: Supporting Individuals Living With Dementia Training
Our signature 5½ hour professional training, which offers 5.5 CE credits, underscores the importance of building relationships in dementia care and provides trainees with critical knowledge and skills, conveyed in a convenient, modular format.
What Participants are Saying
“Presentations were clear, concise, and very helpful.”
“This was a wonderful, very professional and educational training program.”
— Senior Living Center Nurse
“The entire training was really great.”
— Jennie, Care Provider
AFA is here to help. From our 7-day-a-week Helpline, to our live webinars and trainings, to daily virtual therapeutic programming, we give people the resources they need to care for those with Alzheimer’s and dementia. Learn more on our website.