Complete all CARES® courses with the appropriate Alzheimer's Association essentiALZ® or essentiALZ® Plus certifications for one low price.

The professionals CARES® curriculum consists of 32 hours of professional online dementia education. These professional training courses include 5 Alzheimer's Association essentiALZ and essentiALZ Plus certifications and are valid for 2 years. You will have 10 days access for each professionals course once you activate it, and 30 days access for the Dementia Care for Families upon activation. Complete each professionals CARES course and have current essentiALZ or essentiALZ Plus certifications.

  • CARES® Dementia Basics (with essentiALZ Basics certification)
  • CARES® Dementia-Related Behavior (with essentiALZ Plus Dementia-Related Behavior certification)
  • CARES® End-of-Life Dementia Care (with essentiALZ Plus End-of-Life Dementia Care certification)
  • CARES® Dementia Advanced Care (with essentiALZ Plus Dementia Advanced Care certification)
  • CARES® Activities of Daily Living (with essentiALZ Plus Activities of Daily Living certification)
  • CARES® Dementia Care for Families

CARES® was developed with the Alzheimer’s Association, with input from a national team of experts. CARES content incorporates evidence-based strategies from the Alzheimer's Association Dementia Care Practice Recommendations that have been supported by more than 30 leading health and senior care organizations. View and print a summary of academic research and national awards related to CARES® online training programs.