Maximize Your Memory: Tips and Strategies

Alzheimer's Disease education workshop led by the Alzheimer's Association
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Alzheimer’s Disease Education

Classes for Families, Community Members, and People Facing Alzheimer’s Disease

Second Wednesday of June - November 

1-2:30 p.m.

June 14

Healthy Habits for a Healthier You

For centuries, we’ve known that the health of the brain and the body are connected. But now, science is able to provide insights into how to optimize our physical and cognitive health as we age. Join us to learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement, and use hands-on tools to help you incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging.

July 12

Know the 10 Signs: Early Detection Matters

The workshop addresses the ten warning signs of Alzheimer’s disease. Learn what is involved in getting  a diagnosis, risks associated with  Alzheimer’s disease, and the benefits of early detection.

August 9

The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia, and Alzheimer’s Disease

Learn about the differences between normal aging and dementia, the basics of Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders, the diagnostic process, and management of the disease. Learn about resources offered by the Alzheimer’s Association, keys for planning for the future, and how family members and caregivers can help the person with dementia.

September 13

Maximize Your Memory: Tips and Strategies

This presentation covers how memory works, the difference between normal and abnormal memory loss, tips for increasing your memory, and three keys to maintaining brain health.

October 11

Conversations About Dementia

Learn helpful tips to guide you in having difficult conversations with family members, including going to the doctor, deciding when to stop driving, and making legal and financial plans. 

November 8

Legal Planning for Alzheimer’s Disease

This is an interactive program where you will have a chance to learn about important legal issues to consider, how to put plans in place, and how to access legal resources near you. 

For more information, please contact

Stefanie Bonigut, MSW, ASW: Family Care Specialist, Alzheimer’s Association San Francisco at (415) 463-8506 or

Stefanie.bonigut@alz.org; or the  Richmond Branch at (415) 355-5600 or ricmgr@sfpl.org.


This is a Wise Up! program for learning and living well at any age.

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