Dementia Education Training

Learn about Dementia

We’ve been increasing awareness and reducing the stigma associated with dementia since 2018. Serving all of Central Minnesota, we offer educational opportunities in-person and virtually for professionals and the community. Contact our office to schedule a class or to request additional information.

Select a Dementia Topic

Dementia Topics

(60-90 Minute Classes)

  • Dementia Prevention
  • Communication and Dementia
  • Dementia Awareness
  • Taking Care of the Caregiver
  • Most Common Forms of Dementia, How and Why They Differ
  • Dementia Friend Informational Session
  • Physiology Behind Dementia*
  • De-prescribing, Understanding Dementia, and Medications*

*Classes taught by an MD, all other classes taught by a Certified Dementia Educator.

Continuing Education Units (CEUs) may be available. Contact us to learn more.

Become a Certified Dementia Practitioner

An 8-hour training session to become a Certified Dementia Practitioner® CDP®. 

    Become a Dementia Friend

    A 60-minute session, Dementia Friends is a global movement to change the way we think, act, and talk about dementia. By helping everyone in a community understand what dementia is and how it affects people, each individual can make a difference for people touched by dementia.

    Meet Our Instructors

    Dr. Patrick Zook

    Dr. Patrick Zook

    Medical Doctor

    Tami Kolbinger, BS, ADC/MC, CDP, CADDCT

    Tami Kolbinger, BS, ADC/MC, CDP, CADDCT

    Care Navigator/Educator

    Cristina Rodriguez, CDP

    Cristina Rodriguez, CDP

    Care Navigator/Educator

    Book a Class

    Ready to learn more about dementia? Call our Dementia Resource Center Clinic to learn more about each class and to request pricing.

    Central MN Dementia Community Action Network

    Call: (320) 640-6726
    Fax: (320) 774-1238
    Hours: by appointment only

    All content on this website is intended to be informational only and does not create a patient-client relationship and does not intend to constitute medical advice.